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Forward Plan

October 2020to April 2021

Published on 08/10/20

 

What is the Forward Plan?

The Forward Plan gives information about all decisions the Cabinet is expecting to take and significant decisions to be made by Council or other Council committees over the next four months.

It also contains information about decisions of significance to be taken in the forthcoming year.

What information is in the plan?

Each item shows either a provisional or confirmed date for when it will be considered by Cabinet. Where possible report authors will keep to the dates shown, but it may be necessary for items to be rescheduled.

An up to date Forward Plan is published on the Council’s website monthly. New issues or changes to existing issues are set out in each plan or may be added directly to the website in between publication dates.

The Forward Plan includes:

·         a short description of the decision to be made

·         who will make the decision

·         when the decision will be made

·         details of the planned consultation with local people and other stakeholders

·         contact details for further information

What is a key decision?

A key decision is an executive decision which is likely:-

·         To result in the council incurring expenditure of more than £500,000 or

·         To be significant in terms of its effects on communities living or working in an area comprising of two or more wards.

A key decision, except in special or urgent circumstances, cannot be taken unless it has appeared in the Forward Plan for 28 days before the decision is made.

Inspection of documents

The agenda papers (including the reports and background papers) for Cabinet meetings are available 5 working days before the meeting on the council website:

A printed copy of Forward Plan is available to view at the Town Hall.

Private meetings

Some or all, of the information supporting decisions in the Forward Plan may be taken at a meeting not open in part, or in whole to the press or public. Items that contain confidential information that will be excluded from the public are marked in this plan and the reason for doing so given.

If you object to an item being taken in private, or if you wish to make representations about any matter listed in the Forward Plan, then please contact Committee and Members Services at least 7 working days before the decision is due to be made. This can be done by contacting

Committee and Members Services

SAC 3.8, St Aldate’s Chambers, St Aldate’s, Oxford OX1 1DS

cabinetreports@oxford.gov.ukk

 

The Council’s decision-making process

Further information about the Council’s decision making process can be found in the Council’s Constitution or inspected at the Town Hall.

 

 

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Oxford City Council Cabinet Members and Senior Officers

Cabinet Member (councillors)

Portfolio

Susan Brown, Council Leader

Economic Development and Partnerships

Tom Hayes, Deputy Leader

Green Transport & Zero Carbon Oxford

Ed Turner, Deputy Leader

Finance and Asset Management

Nigel Chapman

Customer Focused Services

Mary Clarkson

City Centre, Covered Market and Culture

Alex Hollingsworth

Planning & Housing Delivery

Mike Rowley      

Affordable Housing

Linda Smith

Leisure & Parks

Marie Tidball

Supporting Local Communities

Louise Upton

Safer, Healthy Oxford

 

Senior Officer

Job Title

Gordon Mitchell

Chief Executive

Tim Sadler

Transition Director

Tom Bridgman

Executive Director (Development )

Caroline Green

Assistant Chief Executive

Nadeem Murtuja

Interim Executive Director (Communities)

Paul Leo

Interim Director of Housing

Helen Bishop

Head of Business Improvement

Anita Bradley

Head of Law and Governance / Monitoring Officer

Ian Brooke

Head of Community Services

Stephen Clarke

Head of Housing Services

Adrian Arnold

Head of Planning Services

Nigel Kennedy

Head of Financial Services/Section 151 Officer

Ian Wright

Head of Regulatory Services & Community Safety

 

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Standing Item : Decisions on acquisitions and disposals within the Commercial Property Portfolio Investment Strategy

 

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ITEM 1:                iD: I022798

Property Investment Portfolio Analysis and Strategy Report

 

Cabinet resolved at its meeting on 19 December 2019 to note  that the Leader will delegate the authority for decisions in relation to individual property transactions to the Cabinet Member for Finance and Asset Management.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Decision Taker

Cabinet 19 Dec 2019
Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management Before 31 Mar 2024

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Executive Director (Development)

Report Contact

Nick Twigg, Major Projects & Development Manager Tel: 01865 25 2294 ntwigg@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Standing item: Decisions on property or development purchases over £500,000 for affordable housing

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ITEM 2:                iD: I023209

Use of s106 and Retained Right to Buy Receipts to increase the provision of more affordable housing

Cabinet, at its meeting on 22 January 2020, delegated authority to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Finance and Asset Management, and Affordable Housing, to approve any property or development purchases over £500,000 for affordable housing, within the project approval granted at that meeting.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Decision Taker

Cabinet 22 Jan 2020
Chief Executive 15 Jun 2020
Chief Executive 14 Sep 2020
Chief Executive 31 Mar 2022

Cabinet Lead Member

Affordable Housing

Lead Officer

Head of Housing Services

Report Contact

Dave Scholes, Housing Strategy & Needs Manager (Affordable Housing Supply Lead) Tel: 01865 252636 dscholes@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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Standing item: Land acquisition and Project Approvals for the development of homes in the HRA

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ITEM 3:                iD: I024856

Land acquisition and Project Approvals for the development of homes in the HRA

 Cabinet, at its meeting on 09 September 2020, delegated authority to:

1.    The Director of Housing, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Affordable Housing; the Head of Financial Services/Section 151 Officer; and the Council’s Monitoring Officer, to enter into agreements for the purchase of land, and any other necessary agreements or contracts and/or spend within the identified budget, for the provision of additional affordable housing; and

2.    The Chief Executive, in consultation with the Cabinet Members for Finance and Asset Management, and Affordable Housing, to approve any property or development purchases over £500,000 for affordable housing, within this project approval and budget envelope.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Sep 2020
Council 5 Oct 2020
Chief Executive Before 31 Mar 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Affordable Housing

Lead Officer

Head of Housing Services

Report Contact

Dave Scholes, Housing Strategy & Needs Manager (Affordable Housing Supply Lead) Tel: 01865 252636 dscholes@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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KEY DECISIONS DELEGATED TO OFFICERS

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ITEM 4:                iD: I020899

Proposal to move car parking decking from Oxpens car park to Redbridge Park and Ride

Delegation to Chief Executive, in consultation with the Section 151 Officer and Monitoring

Officer, to enter into all appropriate contracts to implement the recommended option of

moving the decking to the Redbridge Park and Ride site.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Decision Taker

Executive Director (Development) Before 31 Mar 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery

Lead Officer

Chief Executive

Report Contact

Tim Sadler, Transition Director / Chairman Direct Services Companies Tel: 01865 252101 tsadler@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 5:                iD: I021261

The Delivery Arrangements for Additional Affordable Housing

Delegated authority to the Assistant Chief Executive to approve the sale of sites as set out in the OCHL business plan to OCHL providing that such sales comply with the mechanism set out in paragraph 31 of the report to Cabinet on 29 May 2020 and s123 of the Local Government Act 1972, and are made on the basis that following development all affordable housing units at the sites would be purchased back by the Council through the Housing Revenue Account.

The sites are at the following locations:

•     Land at Elsfield Hall

•     Former 2-16 Cumberlege Close

•     Land at the Former Murco Petrol Filling Station on Between Towns Road

•     Bracegirdle, Mortimer and Broadoak

•     Edgecombe Road

•     Harts Close

•     Underhill Circus

•     Warren Crescent

 

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Decision Taker

Council
Assistant Chief Executive Before 31 Mar 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Affordable Housing

Lead Officer

Assistant Chief Executive

Report Contact

Stephen Clarke, Head of Housing Services / Director Housing Companies Tel: 01865 252447 sclarke@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 6:                iD: I024041

Lucy Faithfull House - Officer decision

Delegated authority to dispose of the freehold interest in Lucy Faithfull House following decision of the City Executive Board in January 2018.

Key Decision

Yes

Decision Taker

Chief Executive Before 31 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Head of Housing Services

Report Contact

Alan Wylde, Housing Development & Enabling Manager Tel: 01865 252319 awylde@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

 

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ITEM 7:                iD: I025039

Temporary Staffing Contract

Cabinet, at its meeting on 12 August 2020, delegated authority to the Chief Executive  to award a contract for the supply of Temporary Staffing following the procurement exercise outlined in the report before it that day.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Decision Taker

Cabinet 12 Aug 2020
Chief Executive 31 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Customer Focused Services

Lead Officer

Head of Business Improvement

Report Contact

Matthew Stevenson  mstevenson@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 8:                iD: I025338

Implementation of the Housing Infrastructure Funding for Oxford North (Northern Gateway)

Cabinet, at its meeting on 09 September, delegated authority to the Executive Director for Development, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery, and the Head of Law and Governance, to:

a)  Finalise the legal agreement with the developer Thomas White Oxford (“TWO”);

b)  Enter into the legal agreement to secure the delivery of the Housing Infrastructure Funding (“HIF”) funded infrastructure at Oxford North; 

c)   Secure the HIF funding and implementation of the HIF agreements, including the provision of funding to TWO; and

d)  Agree any changes necessary to the HIF agreement with Homes England to facilitate the securing of the HIF funding, the delivery of the infrastructure and the recouping of funding.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Sep 2020
Executive Director (Development) Before 31 Mar 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery

Lead Officer

Executive Director (Development)

Report Contact

Jenny Barker, Regeneration Manager  JBarker@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

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ITEM 9:                iD: I025736

Award of contract for the design and build of City Cycling Routes.

Use of delegated authority to award a contract to Oxford Direct Services (ODS) in accordance with the Council’s Procurement Rules for the design and build of Oxford City cycling routes under Growth Deal funding from Oxfordshire County Council, and to finalise and enter into that contract.

Key Decision

Yes

Decision Taker

Executive Director (Development) 5 Oct 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for a Safer, Healthy Oxford

Lead Officer

Executive Director (Development)

Report Contact

Douglas Kerrigan, Interim - Development Team Leader PMO  dkerrigan@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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REPORTS TO CABINET AND COUNCIL

 

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CABINET 14 October

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ITEM 12:              iD: I025687

Project Approval and Allocation of Housing and Growth Deal Funding for Affordable Housing Delivery

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

The report seeks project approval, delegations and budget, to enable capital grant allocations to be paid to Registered Providers and Community-Led Housing providers for schemes within the Oxfordshire Housing and Growth Deal. Grant will be received from Oxfordshire County Council for this purpose. To delegate officers to enter into funding and other necessary agreements for the purpose of delivery affordable housing.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Decision Taker

Cabinet 14 Oct 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Affordable Housing

Lead Officer

Head of Housing Services

Report Contact

Dave Scholes, Housing Strategy & Needs Manager (Affordable Housing Supply Lead) Tel: 01865 252636 dscholes@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 13:              iD: I025628

Oxford City Council's response to the Planning for the Future White Paper August 2020

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

MHCLG issued the Planning White Paper on 6th August 2020 seeking views on a package of proposals for reform of the planning system in England.

Key Decision

Not Key It is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 14 Oct 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery

Lead Officer

Head of Planning Services

Report Contact

 

 

 

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CABINET 11 November

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ITEM 14:              iD: I023386

Street Naming and Numbering Policy

Report status: Provisional: Awaiting further information, advice or input.

Revised Street Naming and Numbering Policy for adoption

Key Decision

Yes It is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 11 Nov 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Customer Focused Services

Lead Officer

Head of Law and Governance

Report Contact

Emma Griffiths, Lawyer Tel: 01865 252208 egriffiths@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 15:              iD: I025488

Alcohol and Dog Control Public Spaces Protection Orders

Report status: Provisional: Decision reliant on another action or process

Extension, amendment or expiry of existing city-wide Alcohol and Dog Control Public Spaces Protection Orders.

Key Decision

Yes It is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

Public survey and stakeholder engagement between mid-August and the end of September 2020.

Decision Taker

Cabinet 11 Nov 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for a Safer, Healthy Oxford

Lead Officer

Head of Regulatory Services & Community Safety

Report Contact

Richard Adams, Community Safety Service Manager Tel: 01865 252283 rjadams@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 16:              iD: I025819

Project Approval and Allocation of Next Steps Accommodation Programme Funding for Affordable Housing Delivery & Homelessness Prevention

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

To seek project approval and delegations to enable capital spend, under the Next Steps Accommodation Programme, using grant received from Government for the purpose of acquiring additional Council housing for the purpose of reducing rough sleeping. To delegate officers to enter into property purchase and other necessary agreements for the purpose of delivery affordable housing through this programme.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 11 Nov 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery, Cabinet Member for Affordable Housing

Lead Officer

Head of Housing Services

Report Contact

Dave Scholes, Housing Strategy & Needs Manager (Affordable Housing Supply Lead) Tel: 01865 252636 dscholes@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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Council 30 November

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ITEM 17:              iD: I025685

Council and Committee meetings programme May 2021 - May 2022

Report status:

To agree the programme of Council and Committee meetings for the municipal year May 2021 to May 2022. This was agreed in principle in November 2019 but a revised programme for May-July 2021will be proposed taking account of the rescheuled all-out City Council elections in May 2021.

Key Decision

Not Key

Decision Taker

Council 30 Nov 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Leader - Economic Development and Partnerships

Report Contact

Andrew Brown, Committee and Member Services Manager Tel: 01865 252230 abrown2@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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CABINET 09 December

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ITEM 18:              iD: I024517

Workplace Equalities and Action Plan

Report status: Provisional: Awaiting further information, advice or input.

A report to seek approval for the publication of the annual Workforce Equality Report and report on progress on the Equalities Action Plan 2018 to 2021.

Key Decision

Not Key

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Customer Focused Services

Lead Officer

Assistant Chief Executive

Report Contact

Helen Bishop, Head of Business Improvement Tel: 01865 252233 hbishop@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 19:              iD: I025580

Boswells Department Store

Report status: Provisional: Decision needs further consideration or information

Joint venture between developer and City Council to enable the building to be redeveloped for hotel use

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Part exempt  - Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)

Preceded by consultation

Developer has already carried out online public consultation in July. Statutory consultations required for planning will be complied with at the relevant times

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader (Statutory) - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Executive Director (Development)

Report Contact

Jane Winfield, Regeneration and Major Projects - Team Manager / Director Housing Companies Tel: 01865 252551 jwinfield@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 20:              iD: I024518

Budget 2021/2022

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to propose a Medium Term Financial Strategy and the 2021/22 Budget for consultation

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Head of Financial Services

Report Contact

Nigel Kennedy, Head of Financial Services Tel: 01865 252708 nkennedy@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 21:              iD: I024519

Quarterly Integrated Performance 2020/21– Q2

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to update Members on Finance, Risk and Performance as at 30 September 2020.

Key Decision

Not Key

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Head of Financial Services, Head of Business Improvement

Report Contact

Anna Winship, Management Accountancy Manager Tel: 01865 252517 awinship@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 22:              iD: I024614

Annual Monitoring Report and Infrastructure Funding Statement 2019/20

Report status: Provisional: Decision needs further consideration or information

To approve the Annual Monitoring Report and Infrastructure Funding Statement 2019/20 for publication.

Key Decision

Not Key

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery

Lead Officer

Executive Director (Development)

Report Contact

Rachel Nixon  rnixon@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

 

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ITEM 23:              iD: I024521

Treasury Management Mid –Year Report

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to report on the performance of the Treasury Management function for the 6 months to 30 September 2020

Key Decision

Not Key

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Head of Financial Services

Report Contact

Bill Lewis, Financial Accounting Manager Tel: 01865 252607 blewis@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 24:              iD: I025694

Housing Infrastructure Funding for Osney Mead Innovation Quarter

Report status: Provisional: Decision reliant on another action or process

Amendment of the HIF Agreement for Osney Mead and measures to enable its implementation

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery

Lead Officer

Executive Director (Development)

Report Contact

Jenny Barker, Regeneration Manager  JBarker@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 25:              iD: I025827

Land Quality Strategy Review

Report status: Provisional: Decision reliant on another action or process

To approve a light touch review of the current Land Quality Strategy (2014) to include some changes to planning policy, guidance and timescales

Key Decision

Not Key

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

Internal consultation only as minor amendments to existing strategy only with no significant changes to overall approach and impact to land within Oxford City Council area.

Decision Taker

Cabinet 9 Dec 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for a Safer, Healthy Oxford

Lead Officer

Transition Director

Report Contact

Paul Scott, Land Qualty Officer  pscott@oxford.gv.uk

 

 

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CABINET 20 January

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ITEM 26:              iD: I025205

Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

Report status: Provisional: Decision needs further consideration or information

The SCI has to be prepared by the City Council as a legal requirement. The current one adopted in July 2015 needs to be updated to inform future plan-making and decisions made on planning applications. This updated SCI will explain how the City Council will engage with communities, stakeholders and the public in the planning system.

Key Decision

Yes It is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

The Draft SCI which needs to be approved by Cabinet probably in October 2020 and will then go out for public consultation for six weeks. The consultation would seek to engage with communities within the city, key stakeholders, interest groups, landowners, agents and the wide public and members.

Decision Taker

Cabinet 20 Jan 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery

Lead Officer

Head of Planning Services

Report Contact

Tom Morris, Principal Planner  tmorris@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 27:              iD: I024520

Council tax reduction scheme 2021/2022

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to seek approval for the Council’s Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2021/22 following consultation

Key Decision

Yes It is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 20 Jan 2021
Council 25 Jan 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Supporting Local Communities

Lead Officer

Head of Financial Services

Report Contact

Tanya Bandekar, Service Manager Revenue & Benefits Tel: 01865 252281 tbandekar@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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Council 25 January

 

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ITEM 28:              iD: I025682

Partnership report - Oxford Safer Communities Partnership

Report status:

To consider an update report on the Oxford Safer Communities Partnership; the Safer Oxfordshire Partnership; and the Police and Crime Panel

Key Decision

Not Key

Decision Taker

Council 25 Jan 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for a Safer, Healthy Oxford

Report Contact

Ian Wright, Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety  iwright@oxford.gov.uk, Richard Adams, Community Safety Service Manager Tel: 01865 252283 rjadams@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

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Reports for Council from Cabinet on 20 January

Council Tax Reduction Scheme

 

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CABINET 10 February

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ITEM 29:              iD: I019467

Oxpens Redevelopment Update

Report status: Provisional

The report is an update position on the redevelopment of the Oxpens Lane key City Centre site; the required delivery structure to take the project forward; and the Heads of Terms discussions. The City Council has formed a joint venture company, OxWED, with Nuffield College to progress the delivery of this scheme

Key Decision

Not Key

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 11 Nov 2020

Cabinet 11 Nov 2020

Cabinet Lead Member

Leader - Economic Development and Partnerships

Lead Officer

Chief Executive

Report Contact

Tom Bridgman, Executive Director (Development)  tbridgman@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 30:              iD: I024525

Grant allocations to community and vol orgs 2021/22

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to make decisions on the allocation of grants to the community and voluntary organisations for 2021/2022.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Feb 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Supporting Local Communities

Lead Officer

Head of Community Services

Report Contact

Ian Brooke, Head of Community Services Tel: 01865 252705 ibrooke@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 31:              iD: I024522

Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to present the Council’s Treasury Management Strategy for 2021/22.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Feb 2021
Council 17 Feb 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Head of Financial Services

Report Contact

Bill Lewis, Financial Accounting Manager Tel: 01865 252607 blewis@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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ITEM 32:              iD: I024523

Budget 2021/22

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to present the outcome of the budget consultation and agree the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy for 2022-23 to 2024-25 and 2022-22 Budget for recommendation to Council.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Feb 2021
Council 17 Feb 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Head of Financial Services

Report Contact

Nigel Kennedy, Head of Financial Services Tel: 01865 252708 nkennedy@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

 

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ITEM 33:              iD: I024526

Capital Strategy 2021-22

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to present the Capital Strategy for 2021/22 approval.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Feb 2021
Council 17 Feb 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Head of Financial Services

Report Contact

Bill Lewis, Financial Accounting Manager Tel: 01865 252607 blewis@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

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<PI49>

ITEM 34:              iD: I024506

Additional HMO licensing scheme renewal

Report status: Provisional: Decision reliant on another action or process

To report on the findings of the consultation and to seek approval for the next steps in relation to additional HMO licensing in the city

Key Decision

Yes It is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Housing and Homelessness Panel (Panel of the Scrutiny Committee)
Cabinet 10 Feb 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Affordable Housing

Lead Officer

Head of Regulatory Services & Community Safety

Report Contact

Gail Siddall, Team Leader , HMO Enforcement Team  gsiddall@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

 

</PI49>

<PI50>

ITEM 35:              iD: I024186

Update of Housing Assistance and Disabled Adaptation Policy 2021

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

Minor changes to allow clarification around discretionary grant and joint custody arrangements

Key Decision

Not Key

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

N/A

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Feb 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Affordable Housing

Lead Officer

Head of Regulatory Services & Community Safety

Report Contact

Becky Walker, Home Improvement Agency Team Manager  bwalker@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

</PI50>

<PI51>

ITEM 36:              iD: I024527

Allocation of Homelessness Prevention Funds 2021/22

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to approve the allocation of homelessness prevention funds for 2021/22.

Key Decision

Yes Involves spending or saving a significant amount - for this Council 'significant' in budgetary terms is £500,000 or greater [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Feb 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Affordable Housing

Lead Officer

Head of Housing Services

Report Contact

Stephen Clarke, Head of Housing Services / Director Housing Companies Tel: 01865 252447 sclarke@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

</PI51>

<PI52>

ITEM 37:              iD: I024511

Zero Emission Zone

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

Decision on whether to support Oxfordshire County Council's introduction of the Red Zone Zero Emission Zone

Key Decision

Yes It is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Feb 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Green Transport and Zero Carbon Oxford

Lead Officer

Executive Director (Development)

Report Contact

Mai Jarvis, Environmental Quality Team Manager Tel: 01865 252403 mjarvis@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

</PI52>

<PI53>

ITEM 38:              iD: I025616

To report on the findings of the consultation and to seek approval for the next steps in relation to selective licensing in the city

Report status: Provisional: Decision reliant on another action or process

The report provides findings from a statutory consultation exercise carried out into the proposal to introduce licensing in the city for all non HMO privately rented homes and seeks approval from members to take the next steps in relation to selective licensing

Key Decision

Yes It is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

The process of implementation of such a licensing scheme requires widespread statutory consultation, the results of which will be contained in the report

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Feb 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Planning and Housing Delivery

Lead Officer

Head of Regulatory Services & Community Safety

Report Contact

Gail Siddall, Team Leader , HMO Enforcement Team  gsiddall@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

</PI53>

<PI54>

Council 17 February

 

</PI54>

<PI55>

Reports for Council from Cabinet on 10 February

Budget and Medium Term Financial Plan 2021/22

Capital Strategy 2021/22

Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22

</PI55>

<PI56>

Council 25 February

</PI56>

<PI57>

CABINET 10 March

</PI57>

<PI58>

ITEM 39:              iD: I024529

Integrated Performance Report for Q3

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

A report to update Members on Finance, Risk and Performance as at 31 December 2020

Key Decision

Not Key

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Mar 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Lead Officer

Head of Financial Services, Head of Business Improvement

Report Contact

Anna Winship, Management Accountancy Manager Tel: 01865 252517 awinship@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

</PI58>

<PI59>

ITEM 40:              iD: I025318

Council Business Plan 2021-22 and Business Plan 2020-21 update

Report status: Confirmed for this meeting

The annual business plan sets out the key actions and objectives for the next financial year, to support delivery against each of the four corporate priorities set out in the Council Strategy 2020-24. The document also includes an update on delivery against the previous year’s business plan.

Key Decision

Yes It is significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards [Constitution 15.14]

Item open to the public or exempt

Open  -

Preceded by consultation

 

Decision Taker

Cabinet 10 Mar 2021

Cabinet Lead Member

Leader - Economic Development and Partnerships

Lead Officer

Assistant Chief Executive

Report Contact

Shelley Ghazi, Policy and Partnerships Officer Tel: 01865 529760 sghazi@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

</PI59>

<PI60>

Council 29 March

</PI60>

<PI61>

  ID: I025684

ITEM 1:               

Partnership report - Oxfordshire Resources and Waste Partnership

Report Status:  

 

 

 

 

Key Decision

No

Decision Taker

Council 29 Mar 2021

 

Cabinet Lead Member

Cabinet Member for Customer Focused Services

 

Report Contact

Jo Colwell, Service Manager Environmental Sustainability Tel: 01865 252188 jcolwell@oxford.gov.uk

 

 

 

 

</PI61>