Forward plan

Executive Forward Plan  (01/01/2024 to 30/04/2024, Executive)

Plan items
No. Item

1.

Disposal of Taunton Technology Park

Decision maker:  Deputy Leader of the Council and Lead Member for Resources and Performance, Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets

Decision:   19 Jan 2024; FP/23/08/16

Lead officer:  Sally Stark

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/08/2023

2.

Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) relief policies New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision:   25 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Nick Tait

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

3.

Application for Exceptional Circumstances Relief - Cokerhurst Farm, Wembdon, Bridgwater New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision:   25 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Nick Tait

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

4.

Update on Wellington Station and proposals for delivery of the access road New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision:   25 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Sarah Povall

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

5.

Contract Award: Sports & Leisure Hub project in Glastonbury

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets, Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision:   26 Jan 2024; FP/23/11/03

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2023

6.

2023/24 General Fund Revenue Budget Monitoring Report - month 9

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/05/05

Originally due:   7 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Executive Director of Resources and Corporate Services (Section 151 Officer)

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/05/2023

7.

2023/24 Capital Budget Monitoring Report for Qtr 3 - Month 9

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/09/16

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/09/2023

8.

2023/24 Housing Revenue Account Capital and Revenue Budget Monitoring Report Q3

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/09/14

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/09/2023

9.

HRA Budget Setting 2024/25 report New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/24/01/12

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

10.

2024/25 Capital Strategy Report New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/24/01/07

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

11.

2024.25 General Fund Capital Budget New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/24/01/28

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

12.

General Fund & Medium Term Financial Reports 2024/2025

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/04/06

Lead officer:  Alan Sanford

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/04/2023

13.

Developing the Approach for Transformation New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/01/24

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

14.

Admission Arrangements for Voluntary Controlled and Community Schools for 2025/26

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/09/20

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/09/2023

15.

Heart of the South West LEP Transition

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/10/01

Lead officer:  Service Director of Economy, Employment and Planning

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/10/2023

16.

Somerset Council Sandbag Policy

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Environment and Climate Change

Decision:   5 Mar 2024; FP/23/09/17

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/09/2023

17.

Adult Skills Bootcamps (Wave 5) – Acceptance of Funding from DfE

Decision maker:  Deputy Leader of the Council and Lead Member for Resources and Performance, Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets, Executive Director of Climate and Place, Executive Director of Resources and Corporate Services (Section 151 Officer)

Decision:   12 Mar 2024; FP/23/11/13

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/11/2023

18.

Expansion of dining and kitchen facilities at Heathfield, Pyrland & Court Fields Secondary Schools

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   3 May 2024; FP/23/11/11

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/11/2023

19.

Expansion of St Paul's Junior School, Shepton Mallet

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   May 2024; FP/23/11/12

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/11/2023

20.

Yeovil Town Centre Active Travel Scheme, Phase 1 - Contract Award.

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due:   May 2024; FP/23/12/03

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/12/2023

21.

Learning Disabilities Supported Living (Eliot Court) New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Adult Services

Decision:   21 Feb 2024; FP/24/01/01

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/01/2024

22.

Ash die back Framework procurement

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due:   May 2024; FP/23/10/12

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

23.

Council Tax Base Approval Report New!

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Resources and Corporate Services (Section 151 Officer)

Decision due:   Not before 3rd May 2024; FP/24/01/08

Lead officer:  Service Director of Finance and Procurement

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

24.

Authorisation to award the contract for essential refurbishment works at the Frome Enterprise Centre

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transformation and Human Resources

Decision due:   May 2024; FP/23/02/16

Originally due:   28 Apr 2023

Lead officer:  Harry Morris

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/03/2023

25.

Extension of Parking Enforcement and Associated Services Contract provided by NSL

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision due:   May 2024; FP/23/11/07

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2023

26.

Refuse and Recycling Container Key Decision Paper

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision due:   23 Apr 2024; FP/23/09/01

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/09/2023

27.

Expansion of Early Years Foundation Unit at Wellsprings Primary School

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   May 2024; FP/23/11/04

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2023

28.

Wells Neighbourhood Plan to be Made New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision:   14 Feb 2024

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

29.

Biodiversity Net Gain Guidance New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision:   14 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Graeme Thompson

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

30.

Mendip Local Plan Part II Site Allocations Review - Update Report New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision:   14 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Andre Sestini

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

31.

Ruishton and Thornfalcon Neighbourhood Plan to be Made New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision:   14 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Ann Rhodes

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

32.

Local Plan 6 monthly update report New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision:   14 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Laura Higgins

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

33.

Bespoke Homes - Award of Contract

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Communities, Housing and Culture

Decision due:   February 2024; FP/23/03/09

Lead officer:  Nick Draper

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/03/2023

34.

Award of contract for statutory and other direct mail printing services

Decision maker:  Service Director of Finance and Procurement

Decision:   9 Feb 2024; FP/23/11/02

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2023

35.

Award of contract for Stray Dog and Kennelling Service Provision

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Communities, Housing and Culture, Service Director of Regulatory and Operational Services

Decision due:   April 2024; FP/23/11/10

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/11/2023

36.

Schools Converting to Academy Status May 2024

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Children, Families and Education, Service Director of Strategic Asset Management

Decision:   5 Mar 2024; FP/23/10/04

Lead officer:  Elizabeth Smith

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/10/2023

37.

Corporate General Waste & Recycling Contract for Somerset Council New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets

Decision:   5 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/19

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

38.

Key Decision for Investment Property Disposal New!

Decision maker:  Property and Investments Executive Sub-Committee

Decision due:   29 Feb 2024; FP/24/01/27

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

39.

Allocation of the 2024/25 Dedicated Schools Grant High Needs Block

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   May 2024; FP/23/05/01

Lead officer:  Sian Kenny

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/05/2023

40.

Acquisition and disposals of land at Toneworks and Tonedale Mill New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets

Decision due:   May 2024; FP/24/01/15

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

41.

Acceptance of funding for the Multiply (Adult Numeracy) Programme for Year 3 - 2024/25 New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets, Executive Director of Resources and Corporate Services (Section 151 Officer)

Decision:   27 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/05

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

42.

Gravity Enterprise Zone

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   12 Mar 2024; FP/22/10/03

Lead officer:  Service Director of Economy, Employment and Planning

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/03/2023

43.

Somerset Cultural Strategy

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   3 Jul 2024; FP/22/11/09

Lead officer:  Service Director of Cultural Services

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/03/2023

44.

Executive Decisions in relation to Somerset Council's role as Host Authority and Accountable Body to the Somerset Rivers Authority partnership New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/04

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

45.

Westlands Leisure Venue Lease Options New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/02

Lead officer:  Liz Dawson

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/01/2024

46.

Corporate Performance Report Q3 New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/09

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

47.

Annual Report of the Director of Public Health (ARDPH) 2023/4 New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/11

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

48.

Appointment of Contractor for the development of Phase B & Ci of the NTWP

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/23/11/05

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2023

49.

Public Spaces Protection Orders for Dog Control (Somerset North and Somerset West Areas)

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 May 2024; FP/23/09/04

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/09/2023

50.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report (April)

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 Apr 2024; FP/23/09/11

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/09/2023

51.

Revisions to the Terms of Reference of the Property & Investment Executive Sub-Committee New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/25

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

52.

Review of Street Cleansing and Groundcare Operations New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/26

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

53.

Substance Misuse Commissioning 2024/25

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Public Health, Equalities and Diversity

Decision:   18 Mar 2024; FP/23/12/04

Lead officer:  Chris Phillips

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/12/2023

54.

The Somerset Concessionary Travel Scheme 2024/25 New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due:   Not before 1st Apr 2024; FP/24/01/10

Lead officer:  Service Director of Infrastructure and Transport

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

55.

Early Years Block - Early Years Single Funding Formula 2024-25 New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   1 May 2024; FP/24/01/24

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

56.

Continuation of PAUSE in Somerset

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   10 May 2024; FP/23/10/08

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/10/2023

57.

Provision of fuel cards and associated services New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due:   10 May 2024; FP/24/01/22

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

58.

Allocation of Zero Emission Bus Regional Area (ZEBRA) 2 Funding (if successfully awarded) New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due:   3 May 2024; FP/24/01/21

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

59.

A38 Bridgwater Northern Corridor- Dunball Junction Delivery Contract Award and Reallocation of Funds within LUF Programme.

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   July 2024; FP/24/03/05

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/12/2023

60.

To consider and note Local Community Network meeting minutes

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 Apr 2024; FP/23/09/05

Lead officer:  Kate Hellard

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/09/2023

61.

Equality Objectives 2024 - 2028

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 May 2024; FP/23/03/05

Lead officer:  Tom Rutland

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/03/2023

62.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report - Month 10

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/23/09/12

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/09/2023

63.

Octagon Project New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 May 2024; FP/24/01/13

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

64.

Creation of new academies in Somerset: Ash Primary School Stoke St Michael Primary School Croscombe Primary School New!

Decision maker:  Service Director of Strategy and Performance, Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   24 Apr 2024; FP/24/01/23

Lead officer:  Elizabeth Smith

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

65.

Kingston St Mary Neighbourhood Plan to be Made New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due:   16 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Ann Rhodes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

66.

Local Transport Plan – draft for consultation New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due:   16 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Matthew Prince

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

67.

Outcome of the review of the Minerals Plan New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due:   16 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Helen Vittery

Decision status:  For consultation

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

68.

Ilminster Neighbourhood Plan to be Made New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due:   16 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Jo Wilkins

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

69.

Somerset Adult Community Education (ACE) programme - DfE funding for 2024/25 New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets, Deputy Leader of the Council and Lead Member for Resources and Performance

Decision due:   May 2024; Fp/23/01/14

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

70.

Appointment of Main Contractor at Toneworks New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets

Decision due:   June 2024; FP/24/01/16

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

71.

Licensing Committee Report - Taxi Fares

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 May 2024; FP/23/08/12

Lead officer:  Sarah Dowden

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/08/2023

72.

Somerset Council Business Plan New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 May 2024; FP/24/01/03

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/01/2024

73.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report Qtr 4 (Month 12)

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 May 2024; FP/23/05/06

Lead officer:  Executive Director of Resources and Corporate Services (Section 151 Officer)

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/05/2023

74.

Appointment of Design team at Tonedale Mill New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets

Decision due:   June 2024; FP/24/01/17

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

75.

Puriton Neighbourhood Plan to be Made New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due:   20 Jun 2024

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

76.

Mendip Local Plan Part II Site Allocations Review - Reg 19 publication version New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due:   20 Jun 2024

Lead officer:  Andre Sestini

Decision status:  Recommmend Forward to Council

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2024

77.

Annual Approval as Sole Shareholder of Homes in Sedgemoor 2024/25

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   August 2024; FP/23/07/07

Lead officer:  Chris Brown

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/07/2023

78.

Appointment of Main Contractor at Tonedale Mill New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets

Decision due:   September 2024

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024