Forward plan

Forward Plan - October 2023 - February 2023  (01/10/2023 to 31/01/2024)

Plan items
No. Item

Part A - Key Decisions

Regular / Annual Matters for Consideration

1.

Transport Capital Programme 2023/24 and 2024/25: Update and Proposed Allocation

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   11 Oct 2023

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

2.

Target Budget and Service Targets for 2024/2025

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   10 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Angie Sinclair

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

3.

Childcare Sufficiency Assessment Report - Annual Return

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Stuart Collins

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

4.

Fostering Allowance Uplift

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/02/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

5.

Flood Risk Management Action Plan 2024/2025

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

6.

Adult Social Care - Market Sustainability Plan and Sufficiency Assessment

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Jun 2024

Lead officer:  Tandra Forster

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

7.

County Road Highway Maintenance Capital Budget and Progress on 2023/24 Schemes and Proposals for the 2024/25 Programmes and the On-street Parking Account 2024/25

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

8.

Revenue and Capital Outturn 2023/2024

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   8 May 2024

Lead officer:  Angie Sinclair

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Specific Matters for Consideration - KEY

9.

The Property Change programme

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   11 Oct 2023

Lead officer:  Matthew Jones

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

10.

Coroners - Merger to become a Devon Wide Service

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   11 Oct 2023

Lead officer:  Maria Price

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

11.

Bus Service Improvement Plan Schemes

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   11 Oct 2023

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

12.

Exeter, Heart of Teignbridge, and Barnstaple, with Bideford and Northam Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans – For adoption

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   11 Oct 2023

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

13.

Local Nature Recovery Strategy (LNRS) – Responsible Authority Appointment

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   11 Oct 2023

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

14.

Developing a Family Hubs Model in Devon and Contract Award Arrangements

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   11 Oct 2023

Lead officer:  Stuart Collins

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/02/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person / third party (including the authority holding that information).

15.

Proposed Devon & Torbay Devolution Deal and Combined County Authority - Consultation Approval

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   2 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Donna Manson

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

16.

DfE Safety Valve Negotiations and Progress

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Stuart Collins, Donna Manson, Angie Sinclair

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

17.

Budget Monitoring - Month 6

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   8 Nov 2023

Lead officer:  Angie Sinclair

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

18.

A382 & Jetty Marsh Link Highway Improvements Approval to Proceed with submission of Full Business Case, Tender Award & Construction

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   8 Nov 2023

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

19.

Government Proposal for withdrawal of charging for DIY waste at Household Waste Recycling Centres

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

20.

Future of the Heart of the South West Joint Committee

Decision maker:  Council

Decision:   7 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Keri Denton

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

21.

Fostering Allowance Uplift

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Stuart Collins

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

22.

Attendance and Prosecution Policy & Code of Conduct for Issuing Penalty Notices

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Matthew Shanks

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

23.

Residential Short Break Provision for Children with Disabilities

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/09/2023

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
In line with the Council’s Constitution and the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, agreement has been sought from the Chair of the relevant Scrutiny Committee (Children’s Scrutiny Committee) to deal with the above matter as an urgent matter (special urgency) at the next Cabinet Meeting on 11 October 2023, in Part II of the meeting.

In line with the principles of the Regulations (5(6), 10 and 11) to this matter needs to be dealt with at the above meeting, but the required notice has not been given in the Council’s Forward Plan or for it to be considered in Part II of the meeting.

The reasons for consideration of this matter are that a provider has given notice and the matter is therefore time critical.

The Chair of the Children’s Scrutiny Committee is satisfied that the decision is of special urgency and that it cannot reasonable be deferred.

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
By virtue of the financial and business affairs of a 3rd party

24.

Planning, Performance and Directorate Plans

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Matthew Jones

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

25.

Property Change Programme - Phase 2

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   8 May 2024

Lead officer:  Matthew Jones

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

26.

Devon and Torbay Local Transport Plan 4 2026 - 2040: Approval to go to Consultation

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   12 Jun 2024

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

27.

Community Self Delivery of Highway Improvements

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

28.

Tarka Trail Willingcott to Knowle Scheme - Phase 2 Buttercombe Lane to Foxhunters – Scheme Approval

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

29.

Devon County Council's Low Carbon Supply Chain Strategy

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Meg Booth, Angie Sinclair

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/08/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

30.

Homelessness 18+ prevention

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/05/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

31.

North Devon Link Service

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Tandra Forster

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/05/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

32.

Future of Learning Disability Services (Day Care)

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Tandra Forster

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/05/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

33.

Devon Electric Vehicle Strategy – For approval

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   10 Jan 2024

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

34.

Integration of the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   9 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Keri Denton

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

35.

Barnstaple Longbridge Phase 1 Scheme for approval to construct (subject to public consultation results)

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   8 May 2024

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

36.

Sexual and Reproductive Health Recommissioning

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Brown

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Part B -Framework Decisions

37.

Youth Justice Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision:   7 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Jassi Broadmeadow

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

38.

Cornwall Council’s proposal to join Adopt South West

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision:   7 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Julian Wooster

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

39.

Coroners Devon Wide Service

Decision maker:  Council, Cabinet

Decision due:   Not before 10th Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Maria Price

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

40.

Corporate Performance Management Framework and Local Government Association Corporate Peer Challenge

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision:   15 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Keri Denton, Matthew Jones

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

41.

Devolution - Approval of Deal

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   29 Apr 2024

Lead officer:  Donna Manson

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

42.

Pay Policy Statement 2024/2025

Decision maker:  Appointments, Remuneration and Chief Officer Conduct Committee, Council

Decision:   15 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Maria Chakraborty

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/02/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

43.

Revenue Budget, Medium Term Financial Strategy 2024/2025 - 2027/2028 and the Capital Programme for 2024/2025 - 2028/2029

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision:   15 Feb 2024

Lead officer:  Angie Sinclair

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/02/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

44.

Annual Performance - Summary, Review and Forward Planning

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   23 May 2024

Lead officer:  Keri Denton

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

45.

Framework Decision -Devon and Torbay Local Transport Plan 4 2026 - 2040: Approval of Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   5 Sep 2024

Lead officer:  Meg Booth

Notice of proposed decision first published: 05/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

46.

Annual Youth Justice Plan

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Council

Decision due:   5 Sep 2024

Lead officer:  Lise Bird

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Part C - Other Matters

Regular / Annual Matters for Consideration

47.

Standing Items, as necessary (Minutes, References from Committees, Notices of Motion and Registers of Delegated or Urgent Decisions)

Decision maker:  Cabinet, Farms Estate Committee

Decision due:   Between 13 Mar 2024 and 8 May 2025

Lead officer:  Matthew Jones, Matthew Jones

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/04/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

48.

Standing Items, as necessary (Minutes, References from Committees, Notices of Motion and Registers of Delegated or Urgent Decisions)

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   Between 13 Mar 2024 and 8 May 2025

Originally due:   12 Apr 2023

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/04/2016

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

49.

Treasury Management Stewardship Mid Year Report

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision:   13 Dec 2023

Lead officer:  Angie Sinclair

Decision status:  Recommendations Approved

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

50.

Torbay and Devon Safeguarding Adults Partnership - Annual Report

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

51.

Public Health Annual Report 2023/2024

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Jul 2024

Lead officer:  Steve Brown

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

52.

People First Strategy - Action Plan (6 Month Progress Report)

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   13 Mar 2024

Lead officer:  Maria Chakraborty

Notice of proposed decision first published: 20/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

53.

Treasury Management Stewardship Outturn Report

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   10 Jul 2024

Lead officer:  Angie Sinclair

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

Anticipated restriction: Open  -

Specific Matters for Consideration