Decision details

Update on Expansion of the Council Owned Company Optalis

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose: To provide an update on the expansion of the Council Owned Company Optalis




1)         the update report and the progress made be noted;


2)        the appointment of Councillors Anthony Pollock, Simon Weeks and David Lee to the Shareholder Reference Group, that will exercise governance over the Optalis Board, be noted;


3)        the formal establishment of the new company, Optalis Ltd, owned jointly by Wokingham Borough Council and the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, which will go live and start to trade on 3 April 2017 be supported.


Wards Affected: None Specific;

Declarations: Councillor Anthony Pollock declared a personal and prejudicial interest in this item.

Dispensations: None

Reference Number: WBC920

Publication date: 30/03/2017

Date of decision: 30/03/2017

Decided at meeting: 30/03/2017 - Executive

Effective from: 08/04/2017

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