Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

28/07/2022 - National Drug Strategy – From Harm to Hope

The National Drug Strategy From Harm to Hope was published in December 2021. In June 2022 guidance for local delivery partners was publish which included a requirement for a new Combating Drugs Partnership to be established to ensure that local areas meet all of the requirements set out in the strategy. The purpose of this report is to ensure that the Executive are in agreement that a Berkshire East Combating Drugs is established

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tony Dwyer

Notice of decision: 28/07/2022


28/07/2022 - Extension of Cleaning Framework Contract Provision

The current Corporate Cleaning Framework Agreement and call off contract were recently extended via a waiver until 30 August 2022. The option to place a final call off contract before the expiry of the framework agreement is permitted under the procurement regulations (PCR2015).

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Resources

Decision due date: 28/07/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kashi Akhtar

Notice of decision: 28/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/07/2022 - Surplus Land Depot Site

Initial site development plan for surplus land at Depot site.

Decision Maker: Council

Decision due date: 30/11/2022

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 28/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
By Virtue of Paragraph 3
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


28/07/2022 - Depot (surplus land) Exclusivity period extension

Recommendation to extend the exclusivity period granted to Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership for surplus land at the Depot site

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 28/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


25/07/2022 - LGSCO Annual Letter

To provide the Executive with a summary and the context for the Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman's (LGSCO) annual review letter.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Lead officer: Katie Flint, Jen Lawson

Notice of decision: 25/07/2022


20/07/2022 - Treatment of Income from War Pensions in calculation of Housing Benefit (Modified Scheme)

To reconfirm the full disregard of War Pension income in the calculation of Housing Benefit

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Adult Services, Health and Housing

Decision due date: 24/08/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt

Notice of decision: 20/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/07/2022 - Capital Programme 2023/24

To recommend to Council the annual budget.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 07/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Calvin Orr

Notice of decision: 15/07/2022


15/07/2022 - Capital Programme 2023/24

To approve the Council’s budget proposals for budget consultation.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Calvin Orr

Notice of decision: 15/07/2022


14/07/2022 - Award of Environmental Monitoring Contract

To approve the award of the Environmental Monitoring Contract for the Landfill sites.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for the Environment

Decision due date: 28/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 14/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/07/2022 - Quarter two Council Plan Overview Report

To provide the Executive with an update on the delivery of the objectives set out in the council plan.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Katie Flint, Varad Paranjape

Notice of decision: 13/07/2022


12/07/2022 - Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee Update Report

To update the Committee on the regeneration of Bracknell Town Centre

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 12/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Mansfield

Notice of decision: 12/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding the information).


12/07/2022 - Quarter 1 Council Plan Overview Report

To update the Executive on the progress made to deliver the council plan objectives.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Katie Flint

Notice of decision: 12/07/2022


06/07/2022 - Town Centre Off Street Day Rate Car Park Charges – October 2022

The Council reviews its fees and charges for its town centre car parks on an annual basis. Season ticket prices were reviewed as part of the Council’s annual budget and increases were made in line with inflation from 1 April 2022. This paper looks at options in respect of the off-street Council run car parks in the town centre which are reviewed annually in September in line with the anniversary of the opening of the Lexicon in 2017.

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 12/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 06/07/2022

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
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30/06/2022 - Introduction and Removal of Parking Restrictions in various residential roads in Great Hollands North, Owlsmoor, Priestwood & Garth and Wild Ridings & Central

To consider the introduction and removal of parking restrictions in various residential roads in Great Hollands North, Owlsmoor, Priestwood & Garth and Wild Ridings & Central

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 12/09/2022

Wards affected: Great Hollands North; Owlsmoor; Priestwood and Garth; Wildridings & Central;

Lead officer: Elisa Harris

Notice of decision: 30/06/2022


30/06/2022 - Allocation of S106 Commuted Sum Monies (Bay House and Barn Close)

To approve the spend of secured S106 affordable housing commuted funds to support the redevelopment of two Silva Homes sites to create 51 additional social rented homes for applicants on the Council’s housing register

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Wards affected: Bullbrook;

Lead officer: Mark Barratt

Notice of decision: 30/06/2022


27/06/2022 - Lease of the unit in Princess Square for the Library

The provision of a new library and cultural hub in Bracknell town centre

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Mansfield

Notice of decision: 27/06/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive


23/06/2022 - Post-16 Semi-Independent Framework Extension and Approval of the SPP for 2023

Executive oversight and endorsement of Bracknell Forest Council’s continued membership of the Post-16 Semi-Independent Framework for up to a further year. To seek approval of the Strategic Procurement Plan for the new Post 16 Semi-Independent Framework in 2023.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/10/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Jones, Thom Wilson

Notice of decision: 23/06/2022


22/06/2022 - Contract award - Specialist Printing for Electoral Services

To approve a contract for specialist printing and postage services for elections and electoral registration.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection

Decision due date: 02/08/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: William Drapans

Notice of decision: 22/06/2022


21/06/2022 - Publication of the submission version of the Winkfield Neighbourhood Plan and appointment of an independent Examiner to undertake the examination of the Winkfield Neighbourhood Plan

To seek agreement to the Council publishing and undertaking public consultation on the proposed Winkfield Neighbourhood Plan in accordance with Regulation 16 of the Neighbourhood Planning (General) Regulations (2012) (as amended) and to appoint an independent Examiner to undertake the examination of the Neighbourhood Plan

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 02/09/2022

Wards affected: Ascot; Crown Wood; Harmans Water; Winkfield & Cranbourne;

Lead officer: Max Baker

Notice of decision: 21/06/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/06/2022 - Revenue Budget 2023/24

To recommend to Council the annual budget

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 07/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 07/06/2022


07/06/2022 - Revenue Budget 2023/24

To approve the Council’s budget proposals for consultation

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 13/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar, Arthur Parker

Notice of decision: 07/06/2022


12/05/2022 - Contract award - Drupal (website) support and development

To agree the contract for the next 2 (+2) years, for the provision of support and development of the Drupal platform, used for the council's public website.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Delivery

Decision due date: 10/06/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Colin Stenning

Notice of decision: 12/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/05/2022 - Award Decision for Youth Services

To approve the award decision for general Youth Provision.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 20/09/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt

Notice of decision: 10/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting and depend upon whether the Executive wishes to discuss the tenders in detail as to do so would almost certainly involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.


10/05/2022 - Award Decision for Youth Counselling

To approve the award decision for Youth Counselling Provision.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 31/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt

Notice of decision: 10/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting and depend upon whether the Executive wishes to discuss the tenders in detail as to do so would almost certainly involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.


10/05/2022 - Approval of the Strategic Procurement Plan for Youth Services

To seek Executive Member approval for the procurement of general Youth Provision for a five-year term

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 06/06/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt

Notice of decision: 10/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting and depend upon whether the Executive wishes to discuss the tenders in detail as to do so would almost certainly involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.


10/05/2022 - Approval of the Strategic Procurement Plan for Youth Counselling

To seek Executive Member approval for the procurement of Youth Counselling Provision for a five-year contract term

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision due date: 31/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Barratt

Notice of decision: 10/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Paragraph 3 - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting and depend upon whether the Executive wishes to discuss the tenders in detail as to do so would almost certainly involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act.


29/04/2022 - Relocation of Central Library Options Appraisal

To present three options for the potential relocation of Bracknell Central Library. To seek direction from the Executive in relation to which option to pursue. To seek approval for the budget to develop a detailed design brief for the preferred option.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/10/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bobby Mulheir

Notice of decision: 29/04/2022


10/02/2022 - Joint Venture Programme

Matters pertaining to the operation of Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 20/03/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 10/02/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


10/02/2022 - Joint Venture Programme

Matters pertaining to the operation of Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 30/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 10/02/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


10/02/2022 - Joint Venture Programme

Matters pertaining to the operation of Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 07/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 10/02/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


10/02/2022 - Joint Venture Programme

Matters pertaining to the operation of Bracknell Forest Cambium Partnership

Decision Maker: Bracknell Town Centre Regeneration Committee

Decision due date: 12/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Holman

Notice of decision: 10/02/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


02/02/2022 - Overview and Scrutiny Review of Integrated Enforcement

To consider the recommendations from the review into Integrated Enforcement. The review will explore alternative service delivery models for enforcement which can consistently and effectively improve enforcement services in Bracknell Forest, but also be flexible enough to respond to emerging concerns.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Joey Gurney

Notice of decision: 02/02/2022


31/01/2022 - Overview and Scrutiny Review of Special Educational Needs & Disabilities

To consider the recommendations of the review into Special Educational Needs and Disabilities. The review seeks to understand the response by the Council and their partners to the outcome of the SEND Ofsted inspection.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 20/09/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Louise Connelly

Notice of decision: 31/01/2022


18/11/2021 - Publication of the decision statement and the submission of the Warfield Neighbourhood Plan to a referendum

To agree the publication of the decision statement and the submission of the Warfield Neighbourhood Plan to a referendum.


Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning & Transport

Decision due date: 18/08/2022

Wards affected: Binfield with Warfield; Warfield Harvest Ride; Winkfield & Cranbourne;

Lead officer: Matt Lunn

Notice of decision: 18/11/2021


24/09/2021 - Review of the Contaminated Land Strategies

To consider and where appropriate update the Contaminated Land Strategies for Bracknell Forest Council, West Berkshire Council and Wokingham Borough Council

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/10/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Damian James

Notice of decision: 24/09/2021


20/08/2021 - Corporate Cleaning Contract Award

To approve the award of new contract for the Corporate Cleaning.

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Resources, Executive Member for Transformation & Finance

Decision due date: 12/07/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kevin Ayers

Notice of decision: 20/08/2021