Forthcoming decisions

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Forthcoming decisions

15/02/2024 - Level 2 Devolution Deal for Somerset

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/04/2024 FP/24/02/05

Lead officer: Paul Hickson

Notice of decision: 15/02/2024


01/02/2024 - Review of Parking Fees and Charges for Financial Year 2024/2025

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision due date: 21/03/2024 FP/24/02/07

Lead officer: Steve Deakin


01/02/2024 - Staplegrove Housing Infrastructure Fund

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Resources and Corporate Services (Section 151 Officer), Service Director of Economy, Employment and Planning, Service Director of Infrastructure and Transport

Decision due date: 15/03/2024 FP/24/02/06


01/02/2024 - Digital Switchover for the Somerset Lifeline service

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Communities, Housing and Culture

Decision due date: 09/04/2024 FP/24/02/04

Notice of decision: 15/02/2024


01/02/2024 - Review of Coal Orchard, Taunton

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

Decision due date: 09/03/2024 FP/24/02/03

Notice of decision: 15/02/2024


01/02/2024 - Outsource vehicle maintenance

Decision Maker: Service Director of Infrastructure and Transport

Decision due date: 09/03/2024 FP/24/02/02

Lead officer: Service Director of Infrastructure and Transport

Notice of decision: 15/02/2024


01/02/2024 - Asset Management Invest to Grow

Decision Maker: Property and Investments Executive Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 29/02/2024 FP/24/02/01

Notice of decision: 15/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Key Decision for Investment Property Disposal

Decision Maker: Property and Investments Executive Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 29/02/2024 FP/24/01/27

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Review of Street Cleansing and Groundcare Operations

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 06/03/2024 FP/24/01/26

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Revisions to the Terms of Reference of the Property & Investment Executive Sub-Committee

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 06/03/2024 FP/24/01/25

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Early Years Block - Early Years Single Funding Formula 2024-25

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due date: 01/04/2024 FP/24/01/24

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Creation of new academies in Somerset: Ash Primary School Burnham on Sea Infants School St Andrew’s Junior School Stoke St Michael Primary School Croscombe Primary School Frome Community College

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

Decision due date: 15/04/2024 FP/24/01/23

Lead officer: Elizabeth Smith

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Allocation of Zero Emission Bus Regional Area (ZEBRA) 2 Funding (if successfully awarded)

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due date: 01/04/2024 FP/24/01/21

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Provision of fuel cards and associated services

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due date: 01/04/2024 FP/24/01/22

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Somerset Council Business Plan

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/05/2024 FP/24/01/03

Notice of decision: 16/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Appointment of Main Contractor at Tonedale Mill

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

Decision due date: 09/2024

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Appointment of Design team at Tonedale Mill

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

Decision due date: 06/2024 FP/24/01/17

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Appointment of Main Contractor at Toneworks

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

Decision due date: 05/2024 FP/24/01/16

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Acquisition and disposals of land at Toneworks and Tonedale Mill

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

Decision due date: 03/2024 FP/24/01/15

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Somerset Adult Community Education (ACE) programme - DfE funding for 2024/25

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

Decision due date: 05/2024 Fp/23/01/14

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


16/01/2024 - Mendip Local Plan Part II Site Allocations Review - Reg 19 publication version

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 20/06/2024

Lead officer: Andre Sestini

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Puriton Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 20/06/2024

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Ilminster Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Lead officer: Jo Wilkins

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Outcome of the review of the Minerals Plan    For consultation

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Lead officer: Helen Vittery

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Local Transport Plan – draft for consultation

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Lead officer: Matthew Prince

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Kingston St Mary Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 16/04/2024

Lead officer: Ann Rhodes

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Local Plan 6 monthly update report

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 14/02/2024

Lead officer: Laura Higgins

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Ruishton and Thornfalcon Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 14/02/2024

Lead officer: Ann Rhodes

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Mendip Local Plan Part II Site Allocations Review - Update Report

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 14/02/2024

Lead officer: Andre Sestini

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Biodiversity Net Gain Guidance

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 14/02/2024

Lead officer: Graeme Thompson

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Wells Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

Decision Maker: Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due date: 14/02/2024

Notice of decision: 19/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Octagon Project

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/04/2024 FP/24/01/13

Notice of decision: 16/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Annual Report of the Director of Public Health (ARDPH) 2023/4

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 06/03/2024 FP/24/01/11

Notice of decision: 16/01/2024


16/01/2024 - The Somerset Concessionary Travel Scheme 2024/25

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due date: Not before 01/04/2024 FP/24/01/10

Lead officer: Service Director of Infrastructure and Transport

Notice of decision: 16/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Corporate Performance Report Q3

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 06/03/2024 FP/24/01/09

Notice of decision: 16/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Council Tax Base Approval Report

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

Decision due date: Not before 01/03/2024 FP/24/01/08

Lead officer: Service Director of Finance and Procurement

Notice of decision: 16/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Acceptance of funding for the Multiply (Adult Numeracy) Programme for Year 3 - 2024/25

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

Decision due date: Not before 05/03/2024 FP/24/01/05

Notice of decision: 16/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Executive Decisions in relation to Somerset Council's role as Host Authority and Accountable Body to the Somerset Rivers Authority partnership

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 06/03/2024 FP/24/01/04

Notice of decision: 16/01/2024


16/01/2024 - Corporate General Waste & Recycling Contract for Somerset Council

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

Decision due date: 24/02/2024 FP/24/01/19

Notice of decision: 01/02/2024


19/12/2023 - Substance Misuse Commissioning 2024/25

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

Decision due date: Not before 18/03/2024 FP/23/12/04

Lead officer: Chris Phillips

Notice of decision: 19/12/2023


19/12/2023 - A38 Bridgwater Northern Corridor- Dunball Junction Delivery Contract Award and Reallocation of Funds within LUF Programme.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/04/2024

Notice of decision: 19/12/2023


13/12/2023 - Somerset Council Sandbag Policy

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Environment and Climate Change

Decision due date: 02/2024 FP/23/09/17

Notice of decision: 12/09/2023


30/11/2023 - Yeovil Town Centre Active Travel Scheme, Phase 1 - Contract Award.

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due date: 02/2024 FP/23/12/03

Notice of decision: 19/12/2023


01/11/2023 - Wave 5 DfE funding

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Climate and Place, Executive Director of Resources and Corporate Services (Section 151 Officer)

Decision due date: 02/2024 FP/23/11/13

Notice of decision: 29/11/2023


01/11/2023 - Expansion of dining and kitchen facilities at Heathfield, Pyrland & Court Fields Secondary Schools

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due date: 02/2024 FP/23/11/11

Notice of decision: 29/11/2023


01/11/2023 - Expansion of St Paul's Junior School, Shepton Mallet

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due date: 02/2024 FP/23/11/12

Notice of decision: 29/11/2023


01/11/2023 - 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 date: 02/2024 FP/23/11/10

Notice of decision: 20/11/2023


01/11/2023 - Extension of Parking Enforcement and Associated Services Contract provided by NSL

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision due date: 03/2024 FP/23/11/07

Notice of decision: 13/11/2023


01/11/2023 - Appointment of Contractor for the development of Phase B & Ci of the NTWP

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 06/03/2024 FP/23/11/05

Notice of decision: 13/11/2023


01/11/2023 - Expansion of Early Years Foundation Unit at Wellsprings Primary School

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due date: 03/2024 FP/23/11/04

Notice of decision: 13/11/2023


02/10/2023 - Ash die back Framework procurement

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due date: 03/2024 FP/23/10/12

Notice of decision: 01/11/2023


02/10/2023 - Continuation of PAUSE in Somerset

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Children, Families and Education

Decision due date: 01/04/2024 FP/23/10/08

Notice of decision: 26/10/2023


02/10/2023 - Creation of Academies: Ashlands Church of England Primary School, St Bartholomew's Church of England Primary School, Merriott Community Primary School, Haselbury Plucknett Church of England Primary School

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

Decision due date: 02/2024 FP/23/10/04

Lead officer: Elizabeth Smith

Notice of decision: 26/10/2023


31/08/2023 - Revenue Budget Monitoring Report - Month 10

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 06/03/2024 FP/23/09/12

Notice of decision: 12/09/2023


31/08/2023 - Revenue Budget Monitoring Report (April)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/04/2024 FP/23/09/11

Notice of decision: 12/09/2023


31/08/2023 - To consider and note Local Community Network meeting minutes

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/04/2024 FP/23/09/05

Lead officer: Kate Hellard

Notice of decision: 12/09/2023


31/08/2023 - Public Spaces Protection Orders for Dog Control (Somerset North and Somerset West Areas)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/04/2024 FP/23/09/04

Notice of decision: 12/09/2023


31/08/2023 - Refuse and Recycling Container Key Decision Paper

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision due date: 03/2024 FP/23/09/01

Notice of decision: 05/09/2023


01/08/2023 - Licensing Committee Report - Taxi Fares

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/05/2024 FP/23/08/12

Lead officer: Sarah Dowden

Notice of decision: 31/08/2023


03/07/2023 - Annual Approval as Sole Shareholder of Homes in Sedgemoor 2024/25

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/2024 FP/23/07/07

Lead officer: Chris Brown

Notice of decision: 11/07/2023


02/05/2023 - Allocation of the 2024/25 Dedicated Schools Grant High Needs Block

Decision Maker: Executive Director of Children, Families and Education

Decision due date: 03/2024 FP/23/05/01

Lead officer: Sian Kenny

Notice of decision: 16/05/2023


02/05/2023 - Revenue Budget Monitoring Report Qtr 4 (Month 12)

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/05/2024 FP/23/05/06

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

Notice of decision: 16/05/2023


31/03/2023 - Equality Objectives 2024 - 2028

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/05/2024 FP/23/03/05

Lead officer: Tom Rutland

Notice of decision: 31/03/2023


31/03/2023 - Bespoke Homes - Award of Contract

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Communities, Housing and Culture

Decision due date: 02/2024 FP/23/03/09

Lead officer: Nick Draper

Notice of decision: 31/03/2023


31/03/2023 - Somerset Cultural Strategy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 08/05/2024 FP/22/11/09

Lead officer: Service Director of Cultural Services

Notice of decision: 31/03/2023


31/03/2023 - Gravity Enterprise Zone

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 04/2024 FP/22/10/03

Lead officer: Service Director of Economy, Employment and Planning

Notice of decision: 31/03/2023


31/03/2023 - 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 date: 03/2024 FP/23/02/16

Lead officer: Harry Morris

Notice of decision: 31/03/2023