23/02/2021 - Employment Support Hub

To seek the approval of the Executive to take forward the establishment of an employment support hub as part of the Council's wider Covid Recovery Plan.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Grant Thornton

Notice of decision: 23/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/02/2021 - Government Consultation on Pavement Parking

To report the Council's voluntary participation in the Government's formal consultation on three options to amend current Pavement Parking legislation.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Highways and Transport - Pauline Jorgensen

Decision due date: 24/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Martin Heath

Notice of decision: 23/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
N/A


18/02/2021 - National Planning Policy Framework and National Model Design Code: Consultation Proposals

To consider the councils response to the government consultation ‘National Planning Policy Framework and National Model Design Code: consultation proposals’ (MHCLG, January 2021).

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning and Enforcement - Wayne Smith

Decision due date: 23/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Ian Bellinger

Notice of decision: 18/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
N/A


17/02/2021 - Delivering the Housing 1-4-5 Challenge

To update the Executive on delivery against the Housing 1-4-5 Challenge and seek approval for changes to relevant scheme and funding approval processes to improve efficiency and ability to respond to new opportunities.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Nigel Bailey

Notice of decision: 17/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Yes - it is likely that part of the report will be considered at a private meeting of the Executive. This is because it is likely that the report will contain information relating to the business or financial affairs of individuals


17/02/2021 - Investing in our Community

Refresh Commercial Property Investment Strategy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 24/06/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Damon Emes

Notice of decision: 17/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This item was deferred from 25 March Executive in order that further work could be undertaken on the local implications of the proposal and further consultation could be carried out with Officers


17/02/2021 - Trading Standards, Environmental Health and Licensing

To consider bringing back inhouse Trading Standards, Environmental Health and Licensing functions from the Public Protection Partnership

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Chris Traill

Notice of decision: 17/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/02/2021 - Community Vision and Corporate Plan Review

To consider the review of the Community Vision and the state of delivery against the targets identified within Corporate Delivery Plan

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Laura Callan

Notice of decision: 17/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/02/2021 - Community Safety Strategy 2021-2024

To seek ratification for the Wokingham Community Safety Strategy for 2021 to 2024

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 24/06/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Narinder Brar

Notice of decision: 17/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
The item was deferred from 25 March Executive in order to allow for a longer public and stakeholder consultation period, thereby allowing adequate time to consider, make and agree any amendments to the Strategy and related priorities


17/02/2021 - Arts and Culture Strategy

To approve the Arts & Culture Strategy following public consultation on a draft approved by the Executive in April 2020

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Grant Thornton

Notice of decision: 17/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/02/2021 - New National Cycle Design Guidance - July 2020

This report provides a high-level summary of the government’s vision and associated new guidance for cycling infrastructure design. By embracing the guidance at an early stage, WBC will be well placed to develop policy along with the numerous benefits that Active Travel brings to all residents, visitors and businesses in the borough as part of our existing wider sustainability, climate change and placemaking principles.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Highways and Transport - Pauline Jorgensen

Decision due date: 15/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Sofia Charalampidou

Notice of decision: 12/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
N/A


12/02/2021 - Write off of Non-Collectable Business Rates Debt

The write off of non-collectable debt ensures that the council ledgers are accurate and up to date.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Finance and Housing - John Kaiser

Decision due date: 16/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Andrew Kupusarevic

Notice of decision: 12/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
N/A


08/02/2021 - Updated Tree Inspection Framework

To highlight the changes to the Tree Inspection Framework adopted in February 2016.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Environment and Leisure - Parry Batth

Decision due date: 31/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Peter Baveystock

Notice of decision: 08/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
N/A


19/01/2021 - West Berkshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan Proposed Submission November 2020

To consider the council's response to the West Berkshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan Proposed Submission consultation.

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Planning and Enforcement - Wayne Smith

Decision due date: 16/02/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Ian Bellinger

Notice of decision: 19/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
N/A


19/01/2021 - Wokingham School Admissions Arrangements 2022/23

To determine the school admissions arrangements for Wokingham Borough for the Academic Year 2022/23

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Piers Brunning

Notice of decision: 19/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/01/2021 - Learning Disabled Accommodation - Development and Adaptation of Four Surplus Caretaker Properties

To agree to the development and adaptation of four surplus caretaker properties for learning disabled clients

Decision Maker: Executive

Wards affected: Emmbrook; Shinfield South; South Lake; Winnersh;

Lead officer: Frances Haywood, Jenny Lamprell

Notice of decision: 19/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/12/2020 - Equality Plan

To consider the Equality Plan and its objectives

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 18/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Laura Callan

Notice of decision: 22/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This item was deferred from 25 February Executive in order that further work could be undertaken on the report


22/12/2020 - Home to School Transport Policy (inc. SEND)

To provide an update on the outcome of the public consultation on proposed new Home to School Transport and Travel Assistance policies

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Sal Thirlway

Notice of decision: 22/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


22/12/2020 - Housing Strategy 2020 - 24

To approve the Housing Strategy 2020 - 24 following public consultation on the draft housing strategy

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Frances Haywood

Notice of decision: 22/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/09/2020 - Draft Leisure Strategy

To seek approval for a draft Leisure Strategy and consultation with stakeholders. The current Leisure Strategy needs updating and broadening to fit with wider corporate priorities.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision due date: 25/03/2021

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Grant Thornton

Notice of decision: 29/09/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This item was deferred from the November Executive in order to carry out more extensive engagement with key stakeholders