Forward plan

Executive Forward Plan  (01/02/2024 to 31/05/2024, Executive)

Plan items
No. Item

1.

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

2.

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

3.

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

4.

2024.25 General Fund Capital Budget

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/24/01/28

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

5.

2024/25 Capital Strategy Report

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/24/01/07

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

6.

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

7.

Developing the Approach for Transformation

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/23/01/24

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

8.

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

9.

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

10.

HRA Budget Setting 2024/25 report

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   7 Feb 2024; FP/24/01/12

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

11.

Biodiversity Net Gain Guidance

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

12.

Local Plan 6 monthly update report

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

13.

Mendip Local Plan Part II Site Allocations Review - Update Report

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

14.

Ruishton and Thornfalcon Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

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

15.

Wells Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

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

16.

Leader Appointment - Lead Member for Adult Services New!

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

Decision:   21 Feb 2024; n/a non-key

Lead officer:  Deputy Monitoring Officer

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/02/2024

17.

Learning Disabilities Supported Living (Eliot Court)

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

18.

Asset Management Invest to Grow New!

Decision maker:  Property and Investments Executive Sub-Committee

Decision due:   29 Feb 2024; FP/24/02/01

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

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/02/2024

19.

Key Decision for Investment Property Disposal

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

20.

Corporate General Waste & Recycling Contract for Somerset Council

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

21.

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

22.

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

23.

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

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/11

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

24.

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

25.

Corporate Performance Report Q3

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/09

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

26.

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:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/04

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

27.

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

28.

Review of Street Cleansing and Groundcare Operations

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/26

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

29.

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

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   6 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/25

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

30.

Outsource vehicle maintenance New!

Decision maker:  Service Director of Infrastructure and Transport

Decision due:   30 Jun 2024; FP/24/02/02

Lead officer:  Service Director of Infrastructure and Transport

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/02/2024

31.

Review of Coal Orchard, Taunton New!

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

Decision due:   14 Jun 2024; FP/24/02/03

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/02/2024

32.

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

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.

Acquisition and disposals of land at Toneworks

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

Decision due:   June 2024; FP/24/01/15

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

35.

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

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   June 2024; FP/23/05/01

Lead officer:  Sian Kenny

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

36.

Ash die back Framework procurement

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due:   June 2024; FP/23/10/12

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

37.

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

38.

Council Tax Base Approval Report

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

Decision due:   Not before 11th Jun 2024; FP/24/01/08

Lead officer:  Service Director of Finance and Procurement

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

39.

Award of contract for Stray Dog and Kennelling Service Provision

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Communities, Housing and Culture

Decision:   8 May 2024; FP/23/11/10

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

40.

Proposed delivery of the expansion of dining and kitchen facilities at 3 secondary schools in Taunton and Wellington (Monkton Wood Academy, Pyrland School and Court Fields School)

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision:   29 Apr 2024; FP/23/11/11

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

41.

Expansion of St Paul's Junior School, Shepton Mallet

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   7 Jun 2024; FP/23/11/12

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

42.

Staplegrove Housing Infrastructure Fund New!

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

Decision due:   15 Mar 2024; FP/24/02/06

Decision status:  Implemented

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/02/2024

43.

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

44.

Contract between Somerset Council and the National Institute of Health Research to establish a Health Determinants Research Collaboration New!

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

Decision:   8 Apr 2024; FP/24/02/08

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2024

45.

Review of Parking Fees and Charges for Financial Year 2024/2025 New!

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision due:   June 2024; FP/24/02/07

Lead officer:  Steve Deakin

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/02/2024

46.

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

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due:   June 2024; FP/23/12/03

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

47.

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), Lead Member for Economic Development, Planning and Assets

Decision:   27 Mar 2024; FP/24/01/05

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

48.

Extension of contracts for Extra Care Housing New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Adult Services

Decision:   June 2024; FP/24/02/09

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/02/2024

49.

Expansion of Early Years Foundation Unit at Wellsprings Primary School

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   July 2024; FP/23/11/04

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

50.

Extension of Parking Enforcement and Associated Services Contract provided by NSL

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision due:   June 2024; FP/23/11/07

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

51.

Refuse and Recycling Container Key Decision Paper

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Climate and Place

Decision:   17 May 2024; FP/23/09/01

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

52.

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

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision:   30 Apr 2024; FP/24/01/21

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

53.

Continuation of PAUSE in Somerset

Decision maker:  Executive Director of Children, Families and Education

Decision due:   12 Jun 2024; FP/23/10/08

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

54.

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

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Children, Families and Education

Decision:   29 Apr 2024; FP/24/01/24

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

55.

Provision of fuel cards and associated services

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Transport and Digital

Decision due:   11 Jun 2024; FP/24/01/22

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

56.

The Somerset Concessionary Travel Scheme 2024/25

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

57.

Asset Rationalisation Programme: Yeovil and West Somerset Customer Facing Accommodation New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 Apr 2024; FP/24/02/10

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/02/2024

58.

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

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 Jul 2024; FP/24/03/05

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

59.

Level 2 Devolution Deal for Somerset New!

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   8 Apr 2024; FP/24/02/05

Lead officer:  Paul Hickson

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/02/2024

60.

Octagon Project

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 May 2024; FP/24/01/13

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

61.

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

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision:   8 May 2024; FP/23/09/04

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

62.

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

63.

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

64.

Digital Switchover for the Somerset Lifeline service New!

Decision maker:  Lead Member for Communities, Housing and Culture

Decision:   20 May 2024; FP/24/02/04

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/02/2024

65.

Creation of new academies in Somerset: June 2024

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

Decision:   24 Apr 2024; FP/24/01/23

Lead officer:  Elizabeth Smith

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

66.

Ilminster Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due:   20 Jun 2024

Lead officer:  Jo Wilkins

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

67.

Kingston St Mary Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

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

68.

Local Transport Plan – draft for consultation

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

69.

Outcome of the review of the Minerals Plan

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

70.

Appointment of Main Contractor at Toneworks

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.

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

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

Decision due:   June 2024; Fp/23/01/14

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

72.

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

73.

Licensing Committee Report - Taxi Fares

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

74.

Revenue Budget Monitoring Report Qtr 4 (Month 12)

Decision maker:  Executive

Decision due:   7 Aug 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

75.

Somerset Council Business Plan

Decision maker:  Executive

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

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

76.

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

77.

Appointment of Design team at Tonedale Mill

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

78.

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

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

79.

Puriton Neighbourhood Plan to be Made

Decision maker:  Planning and Transport Policy Sub-Committee

Decision due:   20 Jun 2024

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

80.

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

81.

Appointment of Main Contractor at Tonedale Mill

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

Decision due:   September 2024

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