Forward plan

Forward plan

January 2023 to April 2023 (updated)  (01/01/2023 to 30/04/2023, 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

David Butler

Head of Planning Services

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

 

Key Decisions Delegated to Cabinet Members

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 2030

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 and Regulatory Services, Chief Executive

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

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 2025

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:  Chief Executive, Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

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), Chief Executive

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

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 2025

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

7.

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

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

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

8.

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 2025

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

9.

Barton - Acquisition of Affordable Property

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

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)

10.

Disposal of Council Dwelling Houses

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Bill Graves

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

11.

Social Housing Decarbonisation Fund: Wave 2.1

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

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)

12.

Council Telephony Contracts Replacement

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Rocco Labellarte

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key decisions delegated to the Executive Director (Development)

13.

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

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Jenny Barker

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

14.

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  -

15.

East Oxford Community Centre and Housing Development

Decision maker:  Council, Executive Director (Development)

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

16.

Local Growth Funded Workspace Projects

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Andrew Humpherson

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

17.

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

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Jenny Barker

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

18.

Blackbird Leys Development Project Detailed Design New!

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Karoline Soisalo de Mendonca

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

19.

Oxford Flood Alleviation Scheme (Amended Land Disposal)

Decision maker:  Executive Director (Development)

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Richard Waple

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

20.

Public Realm and Landscape Works to City Centre Land

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

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Carri Unwin

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

21.

Lease of council office accommodation at St Aldate's Chambers

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Isaac Durno

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

22.

UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSF) Investment Plan

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

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Ted Maxwell

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

23.

Growth Deal funding for Bridge between Oxpens and Osney Mead

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Jenny Barker

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/01/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

24.

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 2025

Lead officer:  Steve Weitzel

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

25.

Gloucester Green Market Re-tender

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Elaine Philip

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

26.

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  -

27.

Housing Infrastructure Funding for Osney Mead – revised implementation arrangements

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

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

28.

Insurance Tender

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Financial Services

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2024

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

29.

Local Electric Vehicle Infrastructure Grant and Project

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Corporate Strategy

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Sarah Hassenpflug

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

REPORTS TO CABINET AND COUNCIL

Cabinet - 25 January 2023

Council - 30 January 2023

Reports from Cabinet:

·          Cowley Branch Line Project – Funding for Full Business Case

·          Thriving Communities Strategy

30.

Cowley Branch Line Project - Funding for Full Business Case

Decision maker:  Council, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Ted Maxwell

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

31.

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  -

32.

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  -

33.

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  -

34.

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  -

35.

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

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  -

36.

Outside organisation report: Oxford Strategic Partnership

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

37.

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

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Financial Services

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Tom Bridgman

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

38.

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

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision:   8 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

39.

Capital Strategy 2023/24 to 2026/27

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet

Decision:   8 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

40.

Treasury Management Strategy

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision:   8 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

41.

Oxford Local Plan 2040 Regulation 18 Part 2 consultation New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   8 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Sarah Harrison

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

42.

Implementing the Covered Market "Masterplan" New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Ted Maxwell

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

43.

Oxpens Car Park Lease Renewal New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   12 Jul 2023

Lead officer:  Emma Gubbins

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

44.

Allocation of Preventing Homelessness Grant 2023-24 New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   8 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Paul Wilding

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2023

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

45.

Council Tax 2023/24

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   16 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

46.

Report of the Independent Remuneration Panel and Draft Councillors' Allowances Scheme 2023 - 2027 New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   16 Feb 2023

Lead officer:  Alice Courtney

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 27 February 2023

Cabinet - 15 March 2023

47.

Delivery of Affordable Housing (Oxford North, Goose Green and Meadow Lane)

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

48.

Integrated Performance Report for Q3 2022/23

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   15 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Anna Winship

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

49.

Housing, Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy 2023-28 New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision:   15 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Amie Rickatson

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

50.

Oxford Biodiversity Strategy Development New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   15 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Mai Jarvis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

51.

Joint Venture LLP for South Oxford Science Village

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   17 Apr 2024

Originally due:   13 Sep 2023

Lead officer:  Jenny Barker

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

52.

Annual Update of the Council's Business Plan New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   15 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Mish Tullar

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

53.

Integrated Care Strategy Update New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   15 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Daniella Granito

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 20 March 2023

Reports from Cabinet:

·         Housing, Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy

54.

Outside organisation report: OxLEP and Skills Board

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   20 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Ted Maxwell

Decision status:  Information Only

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

55.

Outside Organisation Report: Oxfordshire Resources and Waste Partnership New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   17 Jul 2023

Lead officer:  Mish Tullar

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

56.

Constitution Review 2022/23 New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   20 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Alice Courtney

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

57.

Pay Policy Statement 2023 New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   20 Mar 2023

Lead officer:  Angela Bowman

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Cabinet - 19 April 2023

Council - 17 May 2023 (Annual Council)

58.

Appointments to Council Committees 2023/24 New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   17 May 2023

Lead officer:  Jonathan Malton

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -