Decisions

See below for information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the Council’s decision making bodies.

You can also visit the officer decisions page for information on officer delegated decisions that have been made.

Decisions published

07/08/2019 - Arborfield and Barkham Neighbourhood Plan - examination ref: 789    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive - Graham Ebers

Decision published: 15/08/2019

Effective from: 07/08/2019

Decision:

That Liz Beth be appointed to examine the plan and all documentation be submitted to them accordingly.

Wards affected: Arborfield; Barkham;

Lead officer: Graham Ebers


25/07/2019 - Transport for the South East Proposal to Government Consultation ref: 788    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Locality and Customer Services - Sarah Hollamby

Decision published: 13/08/2019

Effective from: 25/07/2019

Decision:

That the response to TfSE was submitted on behalf of Wokingham Borough Council

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Robert Curtis


04/06/2019 - The purchase of a commercial investment property based on professional advice for the purpose of generating positive income return and capital growth ref: 787    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive - Graham Ebers

Decision published: 13/08/2019

Effective from: 04/06/2019

Decision:

Bid up to a max price as explained with intention of securing purchase of the property per seller's particulars:

Waitrose, London Rd, Twyford, Berkshire RG10 9EH

Maximum Price: £15.60m (plus associated costs).

Wards affected: None Specific;

Lead officer: Graham Ebers


12/08/2019 - Procurement of a Contract for Temporary Agency Staffing Solutions ref: 786    For Determination

To procure a new corporate contract for recruitment of temporary agency workers.

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

Made at meeting: 12/08/2019 - Executive - Individual Member Decisions

Decision published: 12/08/2019

Effective from: 20/08/2019

Decision:

That the Executive Member for Finance and Housing, and The Leader of the Council agreed that Wokingham Borough Council:

 

1)    Approve the business case as set out in Appendix A to the report;

 

2)    Commence the procurement process to secure a direct award to the current managed service provider, Matrix SCM, for one year.

 

Wards affected: None Specific;


02/08/2019 - Wokingham Borough Council response to Arborfield and Barkham Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation ref: 781    For Determination

To agree Wokingham Borough Council's formal response to the Arborfield and Barkham Draft Neighbourhood Plan Consultation.

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

Made at meeting: 02/08/2019 - Executive - Individual Member Decisions

Decision published: 02/08/2019

Effective from: 10/08/2019

Decision:

That the Executive Member for Planning and Enforcement agreed that Wokingham Borough Council submit the attached appendix as formal comments to the Arborfield and Barkham draft neighbourhood plan (Regulation 16) which:

 

1)     Suggested minor modifications to policies IRS3: Protection and enhancement of the natural environment and green spaces; and IRS4: Protection and enhancement of the historic character of the area; and 

 

2)     Raised objections to the content of policies AD2: Prioritise housing for local needs; and AD3: New housing outside development limits. These policies are inconsistent with existing strategic local policy set out in the adopted Core Strategy (2010).

 

Wards affected: Arborfield; Barkham;

Lead officer: James McCabe