Key Decisions and Private Meetings

The Forward Plan of Key Decisions is published each month and lists the key decisions that will be taken by the Council over the course of the next four months. Key Decisions relate to those decisions which are likely to:

  • result in the Council spending or saving money in excess of £500,000;
  • have a significant impact on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards within the Borough of Colchester.


The Plan sets out when the decisions will be taken and by whom. For the latest Forward Plan of Key Decisions, please click on the link below:-


Forward Plan of Key Decisisons


Forward Plan Publication Dates 2019-20



The dates on each month in the following year on which each Forward Plan will be published and available to the public for inspection from Library and Community Hub, Colchester Central Library, 21 Trinity Street, Colchester and on this website.  Occasionally during the course of the month an Updated Forward Plan is published as further information becomes available. The current Forward Plan is always available on this page.


Decisions covering

Forward Plan Publication Date

June 2019 - September 2019

1 May 2019

July 2019 - October 2019

3 June 2019

August 2019 - November 2019

2 July 2019

September 2019 - December 2019         

1 August 2019

October 2019 - January 2020

2 September 2019

November 2019 - February 2020

2 October 2019

December 2019 - March 2020

4 November 2019

January 2020 - April 2020

3 December 2019

February 2020 - May 2020

3 January 2020

March 2020 - June 2020

3 February 2020

April 2020 - July 2020

2 March 2020

May 2020 - August 2020

1 April 2020




Notice of Executive Meetings to be Held in Private

Colchester Borough Council is required to give 28 clear days notice of its intention to hold a meeting of an executive decision making body in private  It complies with this requirement by publishing a list of those Cabinet meetings which will be held in private. This is normally published every month alongside the Forward Plan of Key Decisions, although occasionally during the course of the month an updated notice is published as further information becomes available. For the current notice of executive meetings to be held in private click on the link below.

Notice of Executive Decisions to be Held In Private

Forward Plans

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