Executive Decisions

Decisions published

23/10/2020 - Recreation/Sports Quality Improvement – Binfield Football Club ref: 3101    Recommendations Approved

To seek approval for the allocation of S106 funding (£30,000) to support improvements to outdoor recreational and sports facilities at Binfield Football Club, Hill Farm, Binfield.

To confirm which financial contributions secured from developers under Section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 will be applied to the project.

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

Decision published: 23/10/2020

Effective from: 31/10/2020

Decision:

       i.          The release of £30,000 of S106 funds to Binfield Football Club be approved as a conditioned grant to support improvement of the recreational and sports facilities at their grounds at Hill Farm Lane, Binfield.

 

      ii.          To draw the £30,000 from the four S106 agreements detailed within the table of Annex 1.

 

     iii.          To condition that payment of this grant will be subject to sufficient match funding being secured to ensure completion of all the improvements totalling £37,000 as detailed within the application documents in Annex 2.

 

    iv.          To condition that appropriate planning permissions are secured where required.

Wards affected: Binfield with Warfield;

Lead officer: Stephen Chown


22/10/2020 - Kingswood, Kings Ride, Ascot (LPA ref: 18/00935/FUL) ref: 3099    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director: Place, Planning & Regeneration

Decision published: 22/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

Erection of 22 dwellings, with associated parking, access, and landscaping. (Note for clarification: this application seeks permission for an alternative scheme for part of the site covered by planning permission 16/00732/FUL. That permission provides for the redevelopment of the wider site for a total of 59 dwellings. The current application provides for a net increase of 6 dwellings on the site as a whole).
Phases 3 and 4

Wards affected: Ascot;

Lead officer: Max Baker


22/10/2020 - To award a one year extension to the Ringway Infrastructure Services (RIS) contract ref: 3098    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director: Place, Planning & Regeneration

Decision published: 22/10/2020

Effective from: 22/10/2020

Decision:

The contract with RIS for highway and street lighting maintenance allows for rolling one year extensions to the original 7 year contract subject to satisfactory performance.

The Director: Place, Planning and Regeneration received an annual report from RIS regarding the sixth year of operation and additionally a report from the Head of Highways and Transport regarding the contractors performance from a client perspective.

Both reports highlighted strong performance from RIS in delivering the services required of them in the sixth year of operation. Critically, RIS met or exceeded all of the strategic indicators contained within the contract requiring that a one year extension be awarded.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter


20/10/2020 - Commercial Property Investment Update ref: 3097    Recommendations Approved

To receive an update on the Commercial Property Investment Strategy.

Decision Maker: Executive Committee: Commercial Property

Made at meeting: 20/10/2020 - Executive Committee: Commercial Property

Decision published: 20/10/2020

Effective from: 28/10/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Stuart McKellar


20/10/2020 - Joint Working with Health ref: 3095    Recommendations Approved

To approve the Blueprint for Joint Working that sets the direction of travel for exploring joint working opportunities between BFC and East Berkshire CCG (Clinical Commissioning Group).

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 20/10/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 20/10/2020

Effective from: 28/10/2020

Decision:

 

       i.          the blueprint for joint working between BFC and East Berkshire CCG be agreed.

 

      ii.          the contents of the attached blueprint including the potential benefits of

joint working and proposed next steps for implementation be noted. These include to explore the creation of a joint commissioning team and to undertake an appraisal of opportunities to create shared teams.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Thom Wilson


20/10/2020 - East Berks Public Health Arrangements ref: 3091    Recommendations Approved

To agree the new arrangements for the delivery of the Public Health Service in East Berkshire.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 20/10/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 20/10/2020

Effective from: 28/10/2020

Decision:

 

       i.          The Executive agree the new East Berkshire arrangements for Public

Health delivery; and

 

      ii.          The current Berkshire-wide Public Health arrangements are dissolved, and the new system put in place, including the appointment of a Joint Director of

Public Health for East Berkshire and Frimley ICS.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Hunter


20/10/2020 - Council’s response to the Government’s consultation on ‘Planning for the future’ White Paper (August 2020) ref: 3092    Recommendations Approved

To seek the Executive’s agreement to the Council’s response to the Government’s consultation on ‘Planning for the future’ White Paper (August 2020)

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 20/10/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 20/10/2020

Effective from: 28/10/2020

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Executive agrees the content of Bracknell Forest

Council’s response to the Government White Paper ‘Planning for the Future’ as

set out in Appendix A and Appendix B to the Director: Place, Planning and Regenerations report.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Max Baker


20/10/2020 - Council Plan Overview Report ref: 3094    Recommendations Approved

To inform the Executive of the performance of the council for Q1 2020/21

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 20/10/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 20/10/2020

Effective from: 28/10/2020

Decision:

That the performance of the council over the period from April - June 2020 highlighted in the Overview Report in Annex A is noted.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Ainsworth


20/10/2020 - Procurement of a Neutral Vendor for Agency Staff ref: 3096    Recommendations Approved

To seek Executive approval to adopt a ‘hybrid’ approach of a neutral vendor for agency staff from 1 April 2021.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 20/10/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 20/10/2020

Effective from: 28/10/2020

Decision:

That the proposed re-procurement of a neutral vendor contract for provision of agency staff be approved, together with procurement of key specialist agencies, following the approach detailed in strategic procurement plan attached to this report.

Lead officer: Alison Beswick


20/10/2020 - Residents' Survey Results 2020 ref: 3093    Recommendations Approved

To brief the Executive on the Residents’ Survey 2020 results and seek endorsement of the communications plan.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 20/10/2020 - Executive

Decision published: 20/10/2020

Effective from: 28/10/2020

Decision:

 

       i.          the Covid-19 Impact Survey 2020 results report at Annex A of the Chief Executive’s report be noted.

 

      ii.          the communications plan at Annex B of the Chief Executive’s report be endorsed.

 

     iii.          the Overview and Scrutiny Commission are asked to review the survey and identify actions that need to be taken to prepare the Council for the second wave of Covid-19.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Samantha Wood


06/10/2020 - Utilise the Disabled Facilities Grant for new call handling system ref: 3090    For Determination

Decision Maker: Executive Director: People

Decision published: 15/10/2020

Effective from: 06/10/2020

Decision:

To utilise the Disabled Facilities Grant (2020/21) for any capital elements of a new call handling system for Forestcare, made in consultation with the Executive Member for Adult Services, Health & Housing.

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Gee