Forward plan

Executive Forward Plan  (01/09/2023 to 31/12/2023, Executive)

Plan items
No. Item

1.

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

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

2.

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

3.

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

4.

Delivering Better Value for Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Somerset

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

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

5.

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

6.

HRA Budget Monitoring report for month 3 New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/09/19

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

7.

Commercial Investment update New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/09/07

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

8.

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

9.

Contracts for Kitchen replacement programme 2023-27

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

10.

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

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/08/09

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

11.

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

12.

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

13.

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

14.

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

15.

Schools Converting to Academy Status - November/December 2023

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

16.

Somerset Academy decontamination and demolition

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

17.

Appointment of contractor for Demolitions of NTWP and Wordsworth Drive New!

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

Decision:   21 Dec 2023; FP/23/09/23

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

18.

Academy Conversion Heathfield Community School

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

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

19.

Contract Extension for Advocacy Services New!

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Adult Services

Decision:   3 Jan 2024; FP/23/09/28

Lead officer:  Vicky Chipchase

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/10/2023

20.

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

21.

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

22.

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

23.

Award of Contract to supply Winter Gritter vehicles

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

24.

My Life, My Future New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Adult Services

Decision:   4 Oct 2023; FP/23/09/02

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/09/2023

25.

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:   May 2024; FP/23/02/16

Originally due:   28 Apr 2023

Lead officer:  Harry Morris

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

26.

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

27.

Refuse and Recycling Container Key Decision Paper New!

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

28.

Firepool appointment of public realm contractor New!

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

Decision due:   18 Jan 2024; FP/23/09/27

Lead officer:  Service Director of Economy, Employment and Planning

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/10/2023

29.

Bathroom replacement programme 2023-27 New!

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

Decision:   13 Nov 2023; FP/23/09/24

Lead officer:  Service Director of Housing

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/10/2023

30.

Contract Award for Electoral Service Printing New!

Decision maker:  Leader of the Council and Lead Member for Governance and Communications, Service Director of Governance, Democratic and Legal Services

Decision:   28 Nov 2023; FP/23/09/25

Lead officer:  Service Director of Governance, Democratic and Legal Services

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/10/2023

31.

Local Transport Plan - Programme Timescales and Governance New!

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due:   19 Dec 2023; FP/23/09/26

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/10/2023

32.

Amalgamated earmarked reserves position New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Dec 2023; FP/23/09/06

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

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

33.

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

34.

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

35.

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

36.

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

37.

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

38.

Somerset Council Sandbag Policy New!

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

39.

Neighbourhood Plan - Ruishton and Thornfalcon

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

40.

General Fund Revenue Budget Monitoring Report - Month 5 New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 Nov 2023; FP/23/09/09

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

41.

Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise Strategic Funding New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 Nov 2023

Lead officer:  Chris Phillips

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

42.

Celebration Mile - Bridgwater Urban Realm Enhancement Scheme Contract Award New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 Nov 2023; FP/23/09/18

Lead officer:  Service Director of Economy, Employment and Planning

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

43.

Somerset Council MTFP/MTFS Risk Statement New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 Nov 2023; FP/23/09/21

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

44.

Policy for the Disposal of Assets New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 Nov 2023; FP/23/09/29

Lead officer:  Sally Stark

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/10/2023

45.

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

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

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

46.

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

47.

2023/24 - General Fund Capital Budget Monitoring Report - Month 6 (Qtr2) New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Dec 2023; FP/23/09/15

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

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

48.

2024/25 General Fund Revenue Budget & Capital Programme update

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

49.

2023/24 Housing Revenue Account Capital and Revenue Budget Monitoring Report Q2 New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Dec 2023; FP/23/09/13

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

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

50.

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

51.

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

52.

Decision to award contracts for the delivery of early help and prevention services New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   15 Jan 2024; FP/23/07/05

Lead officer:  Vicky Chipchase

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

53.

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

Decision maker:  Executive

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

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

54.

Somerset Council Business Plan - approval of final Business Plan

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

55.

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

56.

Council Tax Reduction and Exceptional Hardship Scheme 2024/25 New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   6 Dec 2023; FP/23/09/22

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

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

57.

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

58.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report (January 2024) New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   15 Jan 2024; FP/23/09/10

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

59.

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

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

60.

To consider and note Local Community Network meeting minutes New!

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.

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

62.

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

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/09/20

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

63.

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

64.

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

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/09/16

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

65.

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

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/09/14

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

66.

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

67.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report (April) New!

Decision maker:  Executive

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

Decision status:  Abandoned

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

68.

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

69.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report - Month 10 New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/23/09/12

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

70.

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

71.

Annual Approval as Sole Shareholder of Homes in Sedgemoor

Decision maker:  Executive

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

Lead officer:  Chris Brown

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