Forward plan

Executive Forward Plan  (01/08/2023 to 30/11/2023, Executive)

Plan items
No. Item

1.

Leader’s appointment to the Executive – Lead Member for Environment and Climate Change New!

Decision maker:  Leader of the Council and Lead Member for Governance and Communications

Decision:   25 Aug 2023; N/A

Lead officer:  Scott Wooldridge

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/08/2023

2.

Key decision to award contract for the Somerset Integrated Sexual Health Service

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Public and Population Health

Decision:   1 Sep 2023; FP/23/04/02

Lead officer:  Michelle Hawkes

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

3.

Somerset Authorities 2022/23 Budget Outturn

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Sep 2023; FP/23/05/07

Lead officer:  Donna Parham

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

4.

Annual Approval as Sole Shareholder of Homes in Sedgemoor

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Sep 2023; FP/23/07/06

Lead officer:  Chris Brown

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

5.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report Qtr1 (Month 3)

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Sep 2023; FP/23/04/07

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

6.

Quarter 1 - Performance report

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Sep 2023; FP/23/07/13

Lead officer:  Nicola Miles

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/07/2023

7.

Award of Contract to supply Winter Gritter vehicles New!

Decision maker:  Service Director of Infrastructure and Transport

Decision:   12 Jan 2024; FP/23/08/05

Lead officer:  Jeremy Fry

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

8.

Delivering Better Value for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Somerset

Decision maker:  Service Director of Finance and Procurement, Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision:   23 Oct 2023; FP/23/07/08

Lead officer:  Jennifer Steele

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/07/2023

9.

Key Decision to Commence Design and Tender Works for the Refurbishment of Property at Coram’s Lane, Wellington to deliver the second Homes and Horizons Therapeutic Education Provision

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

Decision:   20 Nov 2023; FP/23/02/07

Lead officer:  Caroline Barnes

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/06/2023

10.

Award of contracts for Live Labs 2 Programme for Decarbonising Local Highway Maintenance

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision:   12 Sep 2023; FP/23/06/10

Lead officer:  Mike O’Dowd-Jones

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/06/2023

11.

Contract Award: Decarbonisation Project at Wellington Sports Centre

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

Decision:   25 Sep 2023; FP/23/03/06

Lead officer:  Olivia Clydesdale

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

12.

Contract Award: Decarbonisation Project at the Alcombe Childrens Centre, Minehead New!

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

Decision:   25 Sep 2023; FP/23/08/02

Lead officer:  Wendy Kerslake

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/08/2023

13.

Strategic relationship with the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Sector in Somerset New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transformation and Human Resources

Decision:   15 Sep 2023; FP/23/08/01

Originally due:   2 Sep 2023

Lead officer:  Chris Phillips

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/08/2023

14.

Library Management System Contract Award

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Community Services

Decision:   26 Sep 2023; FP/23/07/02

Lead officer:  Naomi Roberts

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

15.

Somerset Academy decontamination and demolition New!

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision due:   January 2024; FP/23/08/15

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

16.

Disposal of Taunton Technology Park New!

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

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

17.

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

18.

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

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

Decision due:   24 Jul 2024; FP/23/02/16

Originally due:   28 Apr 2023

Lead officer:  Harry Morris

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

19.

Contract award for the Taunton Park & Ride service

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Dec 2023; FP/23/07/14

Lead officer:  Natasha Bates

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

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2023

20.

Treasury Management Outturn

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/04/04

Lead officer:  Donna Parham

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

21.

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

22.

The Award of the Highways Term Maintenance Contract

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/04/09

Lead officer:  Mike O’Dowd-Jones

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

23.

Contract Award - Appointment of Providers to deliver housing related support and accommodation for 16-25 year olds

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/05/10

Lead officer:  Julie Breeze

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/06/2023

24.

Key decision for Dunball Roundabout - Signing Construction Contracts

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/07/04

Lead officer:  Josephine Paterson

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

25.

Local Development Scheme

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/07/01

Lead officer:  Alison Blom-Cooper

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

26.

Statement of Community Involvement

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/07/10

Lead officer:  Alison Blom-Cooper

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/07/2023

27.

To consider and note Local Community Network meeting minutes New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/08/06

Lead officer:  Kate Hellard

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

28.

Cornwall and the Council of the Isles of Scilly Adoption Service to integrate with Adopt South West Regional Adoption Agency New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/08/09

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

29.

Contracts for Kitchen replacement programme 2023-27 New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/08/14

Lead officer:  Service Director of Housing

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

30.

Somerset Council Business Plan - endorsement of direction and emerging content the draft New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/08/10

Lead officer:  Alastair Higton

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

31.

Academy Conversion Heathfield Community School

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

Decision:   15 Nov 2023; FP/23/05/09

Lead officer:  Elizabeth Smith

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/05/2023

32.

Schools Converting to Academy Status - November/December 2023 New!

Decision maker:  Service Director of Strategic Asset Management

Decision:   18 Oct 2023; FP/23/08/03

Lead officer:  Elizabeth Smith

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/08/2023

33.

Equality Framework for Local Government - Peer Challenge Report and response

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 Nov 2023; FP/23/03/04

Lead officer:  Tom Rutland

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

34.

Somerset Cultural Strategy

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   7 Aug 2024; FP/22/11/09

Lead officer:  Service Director of Cultural Services

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

35.

Award contracts for the delivery of care and support at home services in Somerset

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 Nov 2023; FP/23/04/12

Lead officer:  Vicky Chipchase

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/04/2023

36.

Award of contracts for highways

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 Nov 2023; FP/23/07/12

Lead officer:  Mike O’Dowd-Jones

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/07/2023

37.

General Fund Revenue Budget Monitoring Report - month 6

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Dec 2023; FP/23/05/04

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

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

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

38.

Treasury Management Report (month 6)

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Dec 2023; FP/23/04/05

Lead officer:  Alan Sanford

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

39.

To consider and note Local Community Network meeting minutes New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 Nov 2023; FP/23/08/07

Lead officer:  Kate Hellard

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

40.

Neighbourhood Plan - Ruishton and Thornfalcon New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision:   19 Dec 2023; FP/23/08/11

Lead officer:  Alison Blom-Cooper

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

41.

Licensing Committee Report - Taxi Fares New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 May 2024; FP/23/08/12

Lead officer:  Sarah Dowden

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

42.

Creation of new Academies in Somerset: Abbas and Templecombe Church of England Primary School, St Aldhelm's Church of England Primary School, St Louis Catholic Primary School, St Nicholas C of E Primary School New!

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

Decision:   12 Dec 2023; FP/23/08/04

Lead officer:  Elizabeth Smith

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/08/2023

43.

Octagon Project Update

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/06/06

Lead officer:  Natalie Fortt

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/06/2023

44.

Somerset Council Business Plan - approval of final Business Plan New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Mar 2024; FP/23/05/17

Lead officer:  Alastair Higton

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

45.

2024/25 General Fund Revenue Budget & Capital Programme update New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Dec 2023; FP/23/05/08

Lead officer:  Donna Parham

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

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

46.

Business Process System update

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/02/13

Lead officer:  Jonathan Marks

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

47.

To consider and note Local Community Network meeting minutes New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Dec 2023; FP/23/08/08

Lead officer:  Kate Hellard

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

48.

Healthwatch Somerset

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Adult Services, Executive Director of Adult Services

Decision:   19 Dec 2023; FP/23/07/09

Originally due:   18 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Service Director of Adult Social Care Commissioning

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/07/2023

49.

Sign off of Equality Objectives and Action Plan from EFLG Peer Challenge New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   15 Jan 2024; FP/23/08/13

Lead officer:  Tom Rutland

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

50.

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

51.

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

52.

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

53.

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

54.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report Qtr 4 (Month 12)

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   3 Jul 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

55.

Annual Approval as Sole Shareholder of Homes in Sedgemoor

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   7 Aug 2024; FP/23/07/07

Lead officer:  Chris Brown

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