Decisions

Use the below search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the council’s decision making bodies.

Alternatively you can visit the officer decisions page for information on officer delegated decisions that have been taken by council officers.

Decisions published

25/11/2022 - Openreach 10 December 2022 until 11 December 2022 between 0930 and 1630 – A352 Charminster ref: 1279    Recommendations Approved

Openreach 10 December 2022 until 11 December 2022 between 0930 and 1630 – A352 Charminster

 

 

 

This Notice will enable Openreach safe access to replace 9 telegraph poles.

 

 

 

Consultation period:  24 October 2022 – 21 November 2022 

 

 

 

Following consultation, no comments received.

Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision

Decision published: 01/12/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

Approved to enable Openreach safe access to replace 9 telegraph poles.

Lead officer: Jack Wiltshire


17/11/2022 - Network Rail 18 December 2022 between 0930 and 1730 – Highgate Lane, Woodsford ref: 1278    Recommendations Approved

Network Rail 18 December 2022 between 0930 and 1730 – Highgate Lane, Woodsford 

 

 

 

This Notice will enable Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd safe access to carry out resurfacing and white lining.

 

 

 

Consultation period:  29 September 2022 – 10 November 2022

 

 

 

Following consultation, no comments received. 

Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision

Decision published: 01/12/2022

Effective from: 17/11/2022

Decision:

Approved to enable Network Rail Infrastructure LTD safe access to carry out resurfacing and white lining. 

Lead officer: Jack Wiltshire


25/11/2022 - Dorset Council 25 November 2022 emergency 21-day notice – Beaucroft Lane, Colehill between Wesley Road and Northleigh Lane (in both directions), a distance of approximately 150 metres. ref: 1267    Recommendations Approved

Dorset Council 25 November 2022 emergency 21-day notice – Beaucroft Lane, Colehill between Wesley Road and Northleigh Lane (in both directions), a distance of approximately 150 metres. 

 

This Notice will enable Dorset Council safe access to carry out works to a collapsing embankment adjacent to the highway. 

 

Emergency closure, therefore, no consultation carried out 

 

Decision Maker: Officer Delegated Decision

Decision published: 25/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

Approved 

 

Dorset Council 25 November 2022 emergency 21-day notice – Beaucroft Lane, Colehill between Wesley Road and Northleigh Lane (in both directions), a distance of approximately 150 metres. 

 

This Notice will enable Dorset Council safe access to carry out works to a collapsing embankment adjacent to the highway. 

 

Lead officer: Jack Wiltshire


25/11/2022 - Openreach 11 December 2022 between 05:30 until 08:30 – A350 Preston Hill, Iwerne Minster between Oyles Mill Cottage and a point approximately 280 metres to the south. ref: 1264    Recommendations Approved

Openreach 11 December 2022 between 05:30 until 08:30 – A350 Preston Hill, Iwerne Minster between Oyles Mill Cottage and a point approximately 280 metres to the south.

 

 

 

This Notice will enable Openreach safe access to carry out pole testing in the highway.

 

Consultation period:  25 October 2022 – 25 November 2022

 

 

 

Following consultation, no comments received.

 

 

Decision Maker: Corporate Director for Economic Growth and Infrastructure

Decision published: 25/11/2022

Effective from: 25/11/2022

Decision:

Approved.

Lead officer: Jack Wiltshire


23/11/2022 - Wessex Water 5 December 2022 until 6 December 2022 between 2100 and 0600 – Various Roads, Fortuneswell, Portland ref: 1257    Recommendations Approved

Wessex Water 5 December 2022 until 6 December 2022 between 2100 and 0600 – Various Roads, Fortuneswell, Portland

 

 

 

This Notice will enable Wessex Water safe access to repair numerous defects in the highway.

 

 

Decision Maker: Corporate Director for Economic Growth and Infrastructure

Decision published: 23/11/2022

Effective from: 23/11/2022

Decision:

Approved.

Lead officer: Jack Wiltshire


23/11/2022 - Kier on behalf of South West Water 22 November 2022 until 28 November 2022 – Deans Grove, Colehill ref: 1256    Recommendations Approved

Kier on behalf of South West Water 22 November 2022 until 28 November 2022 – Deans Grove, Colehill

 

 

 

This Notice will enable Kier (Agents for South West Water) safe access to carry out emergency works to a burst main.

 

 

 

Emergency, no consultation carried out.

Decision Maker: Corporate Director for Economic Growth and Infrastructure

Decision published: 23/11/2022

Effective from: 23/11/2022

Decision:

Approved.

Lead officer: Jack Wiltshire


22/11/2022 - Dorset Council Green Spaces Team - 26 November 2022 for a period of 26 weeks initially – Footpath E34/30 Alderholt ref: 1255    Recommendations Approved

Dorset Council Green Spaces Team - 26 November 2022 for a period of 26 weeks initially – Footpath E34/30 Alderholt 

 

This Notice will enable Dorset Council Green Spaces Team to ensure safety due to bridge repairs needed

 

Consultation period:  N/A following emergency notice 

 

Decision Maker: Corporate Director for Economic Growth and Infrastructure

Decision published: 23/11/2022

Effective from: 22/11/2022

Decision:

Approved

Lead officer: Jack Wiltshire


22/11/2022 - Trooli 5 December 2022 until 9 December 2022 between 09:00 until 19:00 – St Catherines Wimborne Minster ref: 1251    Recommendations Approved

Trooli 5 December 2022 until 9 December 2022 between 09:00 until 19:00 – St Catherines Wimborne Minster

 

 

 

This Notice will enable Trooli safe access to ducts to create new connections in the highway.

 

 

 

Consultation period:  25 October 2022 – 21 November 2022

 

 

 

Following consultation, no comments received.

Decision Maker: Corporate Director for Economic Growth and Infrastructure

Decision published: 22/11/2022

Effective from: 22/11/2022

Decision:

Approved.

Lead officer: Jack Wiltshire


21/11/2022 - Weymouth Quay Regeneration Project - Scheme of MHCLG and Dorset Council ref: 1241    Recommendations Approved

Reason for the Decision

Value engineering has taken place to ensure the scheme can be delivered within budget and approval is requested to enable construction works to commence at the earliest opportunity.

 

Alternative Options considered and rejected

Do nothing, return the funding to MHCLG and delay the works.

 

Consultees

Portfolio Holders for Highways, Travel & Environment and Economic Growth, Assets and Property. Corporate Director for Place Services

 

Reference Documents

Tender Report from Currie & Brown UK Ltd

Full Council Minutes 11 October 2018

CSAMG minutes November 2019

Cabinet Report, 5" October 2021 (Weymouth Quay Regeneration Project, payment over £500,000

 

 

Decision Maker: Executive Director, Place

Decision published: 21/11/2022

Effective from: 21/11/2022

Decision:

We are seeking approval to go into contract with Knights Brown to deliver the Harbour Quay works as per Business Plan 2019 and approval to apply for funding through Weymouth & Portland Borough Full Council held on 11th October 2018.

Lead officer: Ken Buchan