Forward plan

Forward plan

December 2022 - March 2023  (01/12/2022 to 31/03/2023, Forward Plan)

Plan items
No. Item

Oxford City Council Cabinet Members and Senior Officers

Cabinet Member (councillors)

Portfolio

Susan Brown, Leader

Inclusive Economy and Partnerships

Ed Turner, Deputy Leader (Statutory)

Finance and Asset Management

Chewe Munkonge, Deputy Leader

Leisure and Parks

Shaista Aziz

Inclusive Communities and Culture

Nigel Chapman

Citizen Focused Services

Alex Hollingsworth

Planning and Housing Delivery

Linda Smith

Housing

Imogen Thomas

Zero Carbon Oxford and Climate Justice

Louise Upton

Health and Transport

Diko Walcott

Safer Communities

 

Senior Officer

Job Title

Caroline Green

Chief Executive

Tom Bridgman

Executive Director (Development)

Stephen Gabriel

Executive Director (Communities and People)

Tom Hook

Executive Director (Corporate Resources)

Helen Bishop

Head of Business Improvement

Susan Sale

Head of Law and Governance / Monitoring Officer

Ian Brooke

Head of Community Services

Nerys Parry

Head of Housing Services

Andrew Murdoch

 

Rachel Williams

Acting Head of Planning Services (Development Management

Acting Head of Planning Services (Planning Policy)

Nigel Kennedy

Head of Financial Services/Section 151 Officer

Ian Wright

Head of Regulatory Services & Community Safety

Carolyn Ploszynski

Head of Regeneration & Economy

Jane Winfield

Head of Corporate Property

Mish Tullar

Head of Corporate Strategy

 

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

1.

Property Investment Portfolio Analysis and Strategy Report

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Deputy Leader - Finance and Asset Management

Decision due:   Before 31 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Jane Winfield

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

KEY DECISIONS DELEGATED TO OFFICERS

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

2.

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

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Planning Services, Chief Executive

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

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

3.

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

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council, Executive Director (Communities and People), Chief Executive

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Exempt appendices

Standing Item: The Delivery Arrangements for Additional Affordable Housing

4.

The Delivery Arrangements for Additional Affordable Housing

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision due:   Before 31 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5.

Affordable Housing Delivery Programme

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council, Executive Director (Communities and People), Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 30 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/02/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

6.

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

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Communities and People), Chief Executive

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Standing item: Next Steps Accommodation Programme (NSAP) Property Purchases

7.

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

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council, Chief Executive

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Standing item: Acquisition of affordable housing at Barton Park

8.

Barton - Acquisition of Affordable Property

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision due:   Before 30 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Allison Dalton

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Key decisions delegated to the Executive Director (Communities and People)

9.

Disposal of Council Dwelling Houses

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Bill Graves

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/06/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

10.

Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund: Wave 2.1

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council, Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Mish Tullar

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key decision delegated to the Executive Director (Corporate Resources)

11.

Council Telephony Contracts Replacement

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Corporate Resources)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Rocco Labellarte

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key decisions delegated to the Executive Director (Development)

12.

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

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Jenny Barker

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/08/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

13.

Housing Infrastructure Funding for Osney Mead Innovation Quarter

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Jenny Barker

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/09/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

14.

East Oxford Community Centre and Housing Development

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Hagan Lewisman

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

15.

Local Growth Funded Workspace Projects

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Andrew Humpherson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 26/05/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

16.

Development of land at South Oxford Science Village (Land South of Grenoble Road)

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Jenny Barker

Notice of proposed decision first published: 25/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

17.

Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme (Amended Land Disposal)

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Richard Waple

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

18.

Public Realm and Landscape Works to City Centre Land

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Carri Unwin

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/03/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

19.

Lease of council office accommodation at St Aldate's Chambers

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision:   Before 31 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Isaac Durno

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

20.

UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSF) Investment Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   19 Oct 2022

Lead officer:  Matthew Peachey

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/08/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

21.

Appointment of a contractor for the Oxpens River Bridge

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development), Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Steve Weitzel

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

22.

Gloucester Green Market Re-tender

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Elaine Philip

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

23.

Gasworks Pipe Bridge Refurbishment Project

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  James Axford

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

24.

Housing Infrastructure Funding for Osney Mead – revised implementation arrangements

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Elaine Swapp

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key decision delegated to the Head of Financial Services

25.

Insurance Tender

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Financial Services

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/03/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key decision delegated to the Head of Corporate Strategy

26.

Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Grant and Project

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Corporate Strategy

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Sarah Hassenpflug

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key decision delegated to the Head of Regulatory Services and Community Safety

REPORTS TO CABINET AND COUNCIL

Cabinet 14 December 2022

27.

Grant Allocations to Community & Voluntary Organisations 2023/24

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   14 Dec 2022

Lead officer:  Ian Brooke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 30/03/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

28.

Cowley Branch Line Project - Funding for Full Business Case

Decision maker:  Council, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 May 2024

Lead officer:  Ted Maxwell

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

29.

Thriving Communities Strategy

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   30 Jan 2023

Lead officer:  Ian Brooke

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

30.

Budget 2023/24

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   14 Dec 2022

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

31.

Workplace Equalities and Action Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   14 Dec 2022

Lead officer:  Helen Bishop

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

32.

Integrated Performance Report Q2 2022/23

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   14 Dec 2022

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

33.

Treasury Management Mid-Year Report

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   14 Dec 2022

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

34.

Authority Monitoring Report and Infrastructure Funding Statement 2021

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   14 Dec 2022

Lead officer:  Christian Cameron, Lan Nguyen

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

35.

Delivery of Affordable Housing (Railway Lane and Marston Paddock Sites)

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

Cabinet - 25 January 2023

36.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2023/24

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet

Decision due:   25 Jan 2023

Lead officer:  Laura Bessell

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/03/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 30 January 2023

Reports from Cabinet:

·       Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2023/24

·       Cowley Branch Line Project – Funding for Full Business Case

·       Thriving Communities Strategy

37.

Council and Committee meetings programme for May 2023 to May 2025

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   30 Jan 2023

Lead officer:  Alice Courtney

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 17/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

38.

Flexible Working / Hybrid Working Policy

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   30 Jan 2023

Lead officer:  Justin Thorne

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

39.

Disciplinary Policy

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   30 Jan 2023

Lead officer:  Justin Thorne

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

40.

Outside organisation report: Health & Wellbeing Board/Health Improvement Board New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   30 Jan 2023

Lead officer:  Daniella Granito

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

41.

Outside organisation report: Oxford Strategic Partnership New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   20 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Mish Tullar

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Cabinet - 8 February 2023

42.

Additional Loan Finance to Oxford West End Developments (OxWED LLP)

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   8 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Tom Bridgman

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

43.

Oxfordshire Food Strategy Action Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Dec 2023

Originally due:   25 Jan 2023

Lead officer:  Hagan Lewisman

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/09/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

44.

Delivery of Affordable Housing

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   15 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

45.

Joint Venture LLP for South Oxford Science Village

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   14 Jun 2023

Lead officer:  Jenny Barker

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

46.

Medium Term Financial Strategy 2024/25 to 2026/27 and 2023/24 Budget

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet

Decision due:   8 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

47.

Capital Strategy 2023/24 to 2026/27

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   8 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

48.

Treasury Management Strategy

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   8 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 16 February 2023

Reports from Cabinet:

·        Medium Term Financial Strategy 2024/25 to 2026/27 and 2023/24 Budget

·        Capital Strategy 2023/24 – 2026/27

·        Treasury Management Strategy 2023/24

·        Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2023/24

49.

Council Tax 2023/24 New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   16 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 27 February 2023

Cabinet - 15 March 2023

50.

Integrated Performance Report for Q3 2022/23 New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   15 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Anna Winship

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 20 March 2023

51.

Outside organisation report: OxLEP and Skills Board New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   20 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Matthew Peachey

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -