Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

16/11/2021 - Housing Scheme at Herbert Avenue, Poole

To bring forward the recommendation for the award of a contract to the new preferred bidder for the delivery of critical works at Herbert Ave.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 04/01/2022

Wards affected: Alderney & Bourne Valley;

Lead officer: Trevor Roffe

Notice of decision: 16/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


16/11/2021 - Capital Expenditure to Enable Bulge Classes at the Avonbourne Schools

To request consideration and approval for expenditure to enable bulge classes to be facilitated at the Avonbourne Schools.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 15/12/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Hind, Sally O'Reilly, Sarah Rempel, Terry Reynolds

Notice of decision: 16/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/11/2021 - Concessionary Fares Bus Operator Reimbursement

To seek approval to continue to maintain statutory concessionary travel reimbursement payments to local bus service operators at pre-COVID levels in line with government expectations. To note the government’s intent to implement a concessionary travel recovery strategy at the start of the next financial year (2022/23) which will allow Travel Concession Authorities (TCAs) to return to making payments to meet the actual patronage levels. Noting in the event the recovery strategy is delayed reimbursement payments based on the current arrangement would be continued.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Board, Council

Decision due date: 04/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John McVey

Notice of decision: 16/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/11/2021 - Housing Management Model

To bring forward recommendations on the delivery of housing services for BCP council and the management model that will be implemented during 2022

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Board, Council

Decision due date: 26/04/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Su Spence

Notice of decision: 16/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/11/2021 - Christchurch Recycling Centre opening hours    For engagement

Proposal to change the opening hours at the Christchurch Recyling Centre.

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Environment, Cleansing and Waste

Decision due date: Not before 24/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Su Mihelic

Notice of decision: 16/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


16/11/2021 - ‘Climate Action’ insulation scheme    For engagement

Funding of an insulation scheme to improve the energy efficiency of homes, contribute to the target of a carbon neutral area before 2050 and help achieve Government targets. The Council budget of £90,000 for 2021/22 will fund insulation grants for owner-occupiers and private renters named on utility bills with an energy rating of E, F or G, to a wider group than national grants currently allow.

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Transport and Sustainability

Decision due date: Not before 24/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Short

Notice of decision: 16/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/10/2021 - Schools Admissions Arrangements 2023/2024 for community and maintained schools

This item is for information only prior to the report going to Cabinet on 24th November 2021

Decision Maker: Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 23/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Rempel

Notice of decision: 25/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/10/2021 - School Admissions Arrangements 2023/24 for community and maintained schools

Following the completion of public consultation, Cabinet to determine the 2023/24 admission arrangements for community and maintained schools

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 09/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Angie Hill, Andrew Hind, Debra Jones, Sarah Rempel

Notice of decision: 25/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/10/2021 - Coastal Business Improvement District (BID) Renewal Ballot

Coastal BID is preparing to take their renewal proposals to a postal ballot in Spring 2022. This report seeks Cabinet approval for the Council to support Coastal BID for it's third five-year term.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/01/2022

Wards affected: Boscombe East & Pokesdown; Boscombe West; Bournemouth Central; East Cliff & Springbourne; East Southbourne & Tuckton; West Southbourne; Westbourne & West Cliff;

Lead officer: Liz Orme

Notice of decision: 25/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/10/2021 - Bournemouth Town Centre Business Improvement District (BID) Renewal Ballot

Bournemouth Town Centre BID is preparing to take their renewal proposals to a postal ballot in Spring 2022. This report seeks Cabinet approval for the Council to support Bournemouth Town Centre BID for it's third five-year term.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/01/2022

Wards affected: Bournemouth Central; Westbourne & West Cliff;

Lead officer: Liz Orme

Notice of decision: 25/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/10/2021 - Levelling Up

to demonstrate how existing and future projects contribute to Government's Levelling Up agenda

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Shephard

Notice of decision: 15/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/10/2021 - Biodiversity Net Gain

To update Cabinet on emerging statutory provisions for Biodiversity Net Gain within the planning system and preparations underway and required for BCP Council to proactively respond

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nick Perrins

Notice of decision: 15/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/10/2021 - Planning Service Improvement Update

To update Cabinet on existing and future actions required to improve the BCP Planning Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 24/11/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nick Perrins

Notice of decision: 15/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/10/2021 - Ashley Road Petition Report

To update Members on activities to tackle crime and anti-social behaviour in the Ashley Road area, following the petition considered by full Council on 14th September 2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/12/2021

Wards affected: Alderney & Bourne Valley; Newtown & Heatherlands; Parkstone; Penn Hill;

Lead officer: Andrew Williams

Notice of decision: 15/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/09/2021 - Future of the Stour Valley and Poole Revenues and Benefits Partnership

To consider the future of the Stour Valley and Poole Partnership (SVPP).

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Richens

Notice of decision: 28/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/09/2021 - Bus Operator Enhanced Partnership Plan

Cabinet is asked to recommend to Council to support the making of the Enhanced Partnership Plan and Scheme(s).

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 22/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John McVey

Notice of decision: 28/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/09/2021 - Pay & Reward - New Terms and Conditions of Employment

To seek approval for the Council's new terms and conditions of employment, including new pay and grading arrangements.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Lead officer: Lucy Eldred, Jon Burrows

Notice of decision: 28/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


28/09/2021 - Budget and Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) 2022/23

To approve the budget for 2022/23 and provide an update on the 5-year MTFP

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Board, Council

Decision due date: 22/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Richens

Notice of decision: 28/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/09/2021 - Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP) Update

To provide an update on progress in the development of the 5-year MTFP.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 04/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Adam Richens

Notice of decision: 28/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/08/2021 - South Part of Beach Road Car Park Poole

Appropriation and disposal for housing (in accordance with its local plan allocation) subject to an approved and adopted Development Brief by the Local Planning Authority, being in place.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Wards affected: Canford Cliffs;

Lead officer: Irene Ferns

Notice of decision: 03/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/08/2021 - Acquisition of Queen Parks Leisure Centre

To consider the proposal to acquire Queens Park Leisure Centre in Bournemouth.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/01/2022

Wards affected: Queen's Park;

Lead officer: Amanda Barrie

Notice of decision: 03/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


03/08/2021 - Christchurch Bay and Harbour FCERM Strategy

Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole Council (BCP) and New Forest District Council (NFDC) are working together with the Environment Agency to produce a new strategy to protect coastal communities from tidal flooding and erosion risk. It will guide how the frontage from Hengistbury Head to Hurst Spit, encompassing Christchurch Harbour, will be sustainably managed for the next 100 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/04/2023

Wards affected: Christchurch Town; East Southbourne & Tuckton; Highcliffe & Walkford; Mudeford, Stanpit & West Highcliffe;

Lead officer: Catherine Corbin, Alan Frampton, Matt Hosey

Notice of decision: 03/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/08/2021 - Bereavement Services Business Plan Update

To update Cabinet on the progress made since the adoption of BCP Council Bereavement Plan 2021 -26 and the future options for investment into Poole Crematorium as a continued site for the bereaved.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andy McDonald

Notice of decision: 03/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/08/2021 - BCP Council Cemeteries Rules & Regulations adoption

To present to and be adopted by Cabinet a harmonised set of Cemeteries Rules & Regulations for BCP Council, in accordance with the local Government Act 1972 and the Local Authorities Cemeteries Order 1977

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andy McDonald

Notice of decision: 03/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/06/2021 - Climate Action Annual Report 2020/21

To update on progress towards achieving BCP Council's targets to:
• make BCP Council and its operations carbon neutral by 2030
• work with the wider community to make the BCP Council Area carbon neutral before the UK target of 2050

Report will look back over activities and achievements in 2020, and set out planned action up to the target dates of 2030 and 2050.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Board, Council

Decision due date: 22/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Roxanne King, Kate Langdown, Ian Poultney

Notice of decision: 29/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/05/2021 - Home to School Transport

This comes back to CS O and S and Cabinet post consultation (pre consultation reports to CS O and S and Cabinet in Sept)

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 09/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachel Gravett

Notice of decision: 25/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/05/2021 - Quarter Two Budget Monitoring and MTFP Report

To provide budget monitoring information for the end for quarter 2 with explanations for significant variances. The report may also include budget virements for approval by Cabinet or Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 04/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Nicola Webb

Notice of decision: 25/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/05/2021 - Corporate Strategy

To update Cabinet on the corporate strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bridget West

Notice of decision: 25/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/05/2021 - Cultural Development in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

To ask for Cabinet’s approval of a strategic review of arts festivals in BCP and recommendations for governance, programming, marketing and production aimed at ensuring the festivals ecology meets BCP's objectives and provides maximum reach, value and provision for BCP residents. To also advise Cabinet on Council applications for Arts Council National Portfolio Organisation support in 2022 and advise on the overall picture of applications from the locality.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michael Spender

Notice of decision: 25/05/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/04/2021 - Home to School Transport

To present the report for sign off (pre consultation report previously presented to Cabinet and O and S in June 2021)

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 15/12/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachel Gravett, Andrew Hind

Notice of decision: 27/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/04/2021 - Housing and Property Compliance Update (Housing Revenue Account)

To provide assurance that Council homes within the Bournemouth and Poole Neighbourhoods are being managed in accordance with health and safety legislation and best practice and that the Council is compliant with current regulations and standards.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 12/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lorraine Mealings

Notice of decision: 27/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/04/2021 - Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Budget Setting 2022/23

To set the HRA budget for April 2022 to March 2023

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Council

Decision due date: 22/02/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lorraine Mealings

Notice of decision: 27/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


27/04/2021 - BCP Seafront Strategy

Updated strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2022

Lead officer: Andrew Emery

Notice of decision: 27/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/02/2021 - Bournemouth Learning Centre conversion to a Special School Campus - Capital budget approval

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 09/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/01/2021 - Thistle Hotel, Poole Quay - Lease restructure

To seek authorisation to restructure a lease to enable a third party Hotel/Residential development to proceed

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Wards affected: Poole Town;

Lead officer: Rebecca Bray

Notice of decision: 12/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/01/2021 - Poole Regeneration Update

To update Cabinet and the public on projects and activities in Poole Town Centre

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Wards affected: Poole Town;

Lead officer: Chris Shephard

Notice of decision: 12/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/01/2021 - Adoption of Ducking Stool Walk, Christchurch

To consider a request from Priory Mews Management Company for BCP Council to adopt the land and structures forming the Public Right of Way known as Ducking Stool Walk

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Wards affected: Christchurch Town;

Lead officer: Alan Ottaway

Notice of decision: 12/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/12/2020 - Children's Safeguarding Arrangements

To present reviewed arrangements

Decision Maker: Cabinet, Children's Services Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 10/03/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachel Gravett

Notice of decision: 15/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/11/2020 - Crime & Disorder Reduction Strategy

To agree & adopt a BCP Crime & Disorder Reduction Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andrew Williams

Notice of decision: 06/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/08/2020 - Western Gateway Sub-national Transport Body (STB)- Strategic Transport Plan

To advise Cabinet of the STB's intention to adopt its Strategic Transport Plan at its Board meeting in December 2020 subject to agreement of all its consituent members. This is also subject to the outcome of an active consultation period which will close on 31st July 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Julian McLaughlin, Ewan Wilson

Notice of decision: 11/08/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/08/2020 - Corporate Asset Management Plan

To approve the Corporate Asset Management Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/03/2022

Lead officer: Chris Shephard

Notice of decision: 11/08/2020


16/04/2020 - Russell Coates Arts Gallery Museum Governance Report

To consider the formation of a separate charitable entity for Russell Cotes Art Gallery & Museum.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Lead officer: Sarah Newman, Chris Saunders

Notice of decision: 16/04/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


24/03/2020 - Library Strategy

To produce a library strategy across all BCP libraries and the development of libraries as neighbourhood hubs.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Notice of decision: 24/03/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/02/2020 - Beach Hut Policy

Harmonisation of policy, pricing, team location and booking system

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Lead officer: Andrew Brown

Notice of decision: 18/02/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open