Forward plan

Forward plan

December 2023 - March 2024  (01/12/2023 to 31/03/2024, 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

Nigel Chapman

Citizen Focused Services and Council Companies

Jemima Hunt

Culture and Events

Mark Lygo

Safer and Inclusive Communities

Anna Railton

Zero Carbon Oxford and Climate Justice

Linda Smith

Housing

Louise Upton

Planning and Healthier Communities

 

Senior Officer

Job Title

Caroline Green

Chief Executive

Tom Bridgman

Executive Director (Development)

Peter Matthew

Interim Executive Director (Communities and People)

Tom Hook

Executive Director (Corporate Resources)

Helen Bishop

Head of Business Improvement

Emma Jackman

Head of Law and Governance / Monitoring Officer

Ian Brooke

Head of Community Services

Nerys Parry

Head of Housing Services

David Butler

Head of Planning and Regulatory Services

Nigel Kennedy

Head of Financial Services/Section 151 Officer

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 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  -

8.

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  -

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

9.

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

10.

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)

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  -

12.

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  -

13.

Local Authority Housing Fund

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Richard Wood

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

14.

Fire Door Replacement Programme

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Communities and People), Head of Housing Services

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Malcolm Peek

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

15.

Expansion of the Housing First Programme

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Ossi Mosley

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

16.

Fire Servicing and Maintenance Contract

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

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Bill Chamberlain

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

17.

Out of Hospital Care Team Provision

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Peter Moore

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

18.

The Leys Pool and Leisure Centre - Youth Hub

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

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Hagan Lewisman

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

19.

Local Authority Housing Fund - Round 2

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Stephen Cohen

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

20.

HRA Energy Efficiency Projects 2023/24

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Juliet Nicholas

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key decisions delegated to the Executive Director (Development)

21.

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

22.

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  -

23.

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  -

24.

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

25.

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  -

26.

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  -

27.

Implementing the Covered Market "Masterplan"

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  -

28.

Northfield Hostel Site Additional Affordable Housing

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

29.

Delivery of New Burial Space

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Carri Unwin

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

30.

Blackbird Leys Development Project Variations to Development Agreement with Development Partner

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Karoline Soisalo de Mendonca

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

31.

Blackbird Leys Development Project Detailed Design

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  -

32.

City Centre Land Regeneration Scheme

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

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Carri Unwin

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

33.

Approval of proposed commercial lettings

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Alex Miller

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Key decision delegated to the Head of Financial Services

34.

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 Decisions delegated to the Head of Corporate Strategy

35.

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  -

36.

City-wide Smoke Control Area for Oxford

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Corporate Strategy

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Mai Jarvis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

37.

Utilities Procurement 2024 - 2028

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Corporate Strategy

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Rose Dickinson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

38.

Delivery of Electric Vehicle Infrastructure for Oxford

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Corporate Strategy

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Tina Mould

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

39.

FutureFit Oxford(shire) Project Grant Funding Bid

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Corporate Strategy

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Ruth Harris

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key Decisions delegated to the Head of Community Services

40.

Ice Rink Car Parking Provision

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Community Services

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2026

Lead officer:  Steve Weitzel

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key Decisions delegated to the Head of Corporate Property

41.

Bus shelter infrastructure and advertising concession contract

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Corporate Property

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Elaine Swapp

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key Decisions delegated to the Head of Housing Services

42.

Resettlement Commitments for New Refugee Families

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Housing Services

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Alan Chandler

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Key Decisions delegated to the Head of Regeneration and Economy

43.

Housing Infrastructure Funding Update

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Regeneration and Economy

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Jenny Barker

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

REPORTS TO CABINET AND COUNCIL

Cabinet - 13 December 2023

44.

Equalities Update

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Helen Bishop

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

45.

Authority Monitoring Report and Infrastructure Funding Statement 2022/23

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Alexander Sutton

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

46.

Integrated Performance Report for Q2 2023/24

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Anna Winship

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

47.

Medium Term Financial Strategy 2025/26 - 2027/28 and 2024/25 Budget for consultation

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

48.

Alcohol and Dog Control Public Spaces Protection Orders

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Richard Adams

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

49.

Local Government Association Corporate Peer Review: Council Action Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Lucy Cherry

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

50.

Treasury Management Mid Year Report

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

51.

Review of Glyphosate Use by Oxford Direct Services to manage weeds on behalf of Oxford Cty Council

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Mish Tullar

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

52.

Authority to Tender Contract for Insurance Service - Amendment

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Financial Services

Decision due:   Before 31 Mar 2025

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Cabinet - 24 January 2024

53.

Leisure Management Contract

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

Decision due:   Before 30 Jun 2024

Lead officer:  Ian Brooke

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

54.

Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2024/25

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   24 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Laura Bessell

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 28/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

55.

Bertie Place Affordable Housing Scheme

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council, Head of Housing Services

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

56.

Integrated Performance Report for Q4 2022/23

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   17 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Sonal Khade

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

57.

Private Rented Sector Regulation Policies - results of consultation

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   24 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Gail Siddall

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

58.

Oxfordshire Food Strategy Action Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Hagan Lewisman

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

59.

Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Rent Setting Report 2024/25

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet

Decision:   24 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Jason Jones

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

60.

Draft Corporate Strategy 2024/28 for consultation

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   24 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Lucy Cherry

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

61.

Covered Market Roof Refurbishment Project New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Richard Davison

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

62.

Brownfield Land Release Fund: Development of Small Sites for Affordable Housing New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Development)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

63.

OxLEP Strategic Economic Plan New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   24 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Clayton Lavallin

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 29 January 2024

Reports from Cabinet:

·       HRA Rent Setting 2024/25

64.

Outside Organisation Report: Oxfordshire Resources and Waste Partnership

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   15 Jul 2024

Lead officer:  Mish Tullar

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

65.

Outside Organisation Report: Oxford Strategic Partnership New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   18 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Mish Tullar

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Cabinet - 7 February 2024

66.

Allocation of Preventing Homelessness Grant 2024/25

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Ossi Mosley

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

67.

Medium Term Financial Strategy 2025/26 to 2026/27 and 2024/25 Budget

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   7 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

68.

Treasury Management Strategy 2024/25

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   7 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

69.

Capital Strategy 2024/25 to 2027/28

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet

Decision due:   7 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 21 February 2024

Reports from Cabinet:

·       Medium Term Financial Strategy 2025/26 to 2026/27 and 2024/25 Budget

·       Treasury Management Strategy 2024/25

·       Capital Strategy 2024/25 to 2027/28

70.

Council Tax 2024/25

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   21 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Cabinet - 13 March 2024

71.

Thriving Communities Strategy Update

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   12 Jun 2024

Lead officer:  Ian Brooke

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

72.

Integrated Performance Report for Q3 2023/24 New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Sonal Khade

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

73.

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

Council - 18 March 2024

74.

Pay Policy Statement 2024 New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   18 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Angela Bowman

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

75.

Outside Organisation Report: Oxfordshire Health and Wellbeing / Health Improvement Board New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   18 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Mish Tullar

Decision status:  Information Only

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/12/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -