Forward plan

February 2024 - May 2024  (01/02/2024 to 31/05/2024, 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

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 2030

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 2030

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:  Cabinet, Executive Director (Communities and People), Chief Executive

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

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:  Council, Cabinet, 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 due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Hagan Lewisman

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  -

21.

Leisure Management Contract

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

Decision:   Before 30 Jun 2024

Lead officer:  Hagan Lewisman

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

Key decisions delegated to the Executive Director (Development)

22.

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

23.

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  -

24.

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  -

25.

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

26.

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  -

27.

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  -

28.

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  -

29.

Northfield Hostel Site Additional Affordable Housing

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council, 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  -

30.

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  -

31.

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  -

32.

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  -

33.

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  -

34.

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

35.

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

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  -

Key decision delegated to the Head of Financial Services

36.

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  -

Key Decisions delegated to the Head of Corporate Strategy

37.

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  -

38.

City-wide Smoke Control Area for Oxford

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Corporate Strategy

Decision:   Before 31 Dec 2024

Lead officer:  Mai Jarvis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

39.

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  -

40.

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  -

Key Decisions delegated to the Head of Community Services

41.

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

42.

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

43.

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

44.

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 - 7 February 2024

45.

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

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet

Decision:   7 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

46.

Treasury Management Strategy 2024/25

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision:   7 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

47.

Capital Strategy 2024/25 to 2027/28

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet

Decision:   7 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Bill Lewis

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

48.

Council Tax 2024/25

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   21 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Cabinet - 13 March 2024

49.

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  -

50.

Allocation of Preventing Homelessness Grant 2024/25

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Head of Corporate Property, Executive Director (Communities and People)

Decision due:   Before 31 Dec 2025

Lead officer:  Ossi Mosley

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

51.

Thriving Communities Strategy Update

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   14 Aug 2024

Lead officer:  Peter Matthew

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

52.

Integrated Performance Report for Q3 2023/24

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Sonal Khade

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

53.

Oxfordshire Food Strategy Action Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Hagan Lewisman

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

54.

Regeneration of 38-40 George Street

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Carri Unwin

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

55.

Oxfordshire Health & Wellbeing Strategy 2024-2030 New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   17 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Clare Keen

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

56.

Oxfordshire Councils Charter New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   12 Jun 2024

Originally due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Jonathan Malton

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

57.

Voluntary Adoption of the Socio-Economic Duty New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Lucy Cherry

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

58.

Request for Exceptional Circumstances Relief from the Community Infrastructure Levy

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  David Butler

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 18/12/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  -

59.

Appropriation of land at Railway Lane New!

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet

Decision:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Dave Scholes

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 18 March 2024

Reports from Cabinet:

·       Regeneration of 38-40 George Street

·       Appropriation of Land at Railway Lane

60.

Pay Policy Statement 2024

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   18 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Angela Bowman

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Cabinet - 17 April 2024

61.

Integrated Performance Report for Q4 2022/23

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Jul 2024

Lead officer:  Nigel Kennedy

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

62.

Update to the 2011 Traffic Order

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   12 Jun 2024

Lead officer:  Emma Gubbins

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

63.

Oxford City Council’s Corporate Business Plan Priorities 2024/25 and Progress of the 2023/24 Priorities. New!

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   17 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Lucy Cherry

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

64.

Drawdown of Additional Funding for OxWed

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   17 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Jane Winfield

Decision status:  Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Council - 16 May 2024

65.

Constitution Review 2024

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   15 Jul 2024

Lead officer:  Jonathan Malton

Notice of proposed decision first published: 02/01/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

66.

Appointments to Committees for the Council Year 2024/25 New!

Decision maker:  Council

Decision due:   16 May 2024

Lead officer:  Jonathan Malton

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/02/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open  -