Agenda and decisions

Executive - Thursday, 31st October, 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, Forde House, Brunel Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4XX

Items
No. Item

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 76 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 8 October 2019.

 

3.

Declarations of Interest

5.

Executive Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To note forthcoming decisions anticipated to be made by the Executive over the next 12 months.

Decision:

RESOLVED that the Executive Forward Plan be noted.

 

7.

Notice of Motion - Fairtrade pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)         The approaches as set out within Section 3 of the Appendix report and minutes circulated with the agenda are endorsed, subject to an amendment that when an approach is in conflict with Climate Emergency, the latter takes precedence; and

 

(2)         Councillor Keeling be invited to be the lead Councillor to Chair the Fairtrade Steering Group.

 

8.

Notice of Motion - Ban on sale of real fur on Council-owned land and at Council run/leased markets pdf icon PDF 304 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)          the official Fur Free Markets policy be adopted:

 

Teignbridge District Council recognises that the United Kingdom has     banned the farming of animals for their fur on ethical grounds since 2000 and the use of one of the most common traps used to catch animals for their fur has also been banned for many years.

 

Recognising that real fur is cruel and unnecessary, this Local Authority prohibits the selling of products containing real animal fur on council owned land, council run markets or council leased markets (including seasonal and Christmas markets).  All products wholly or partially made with real fur are covered by this ban and include for example; fur coats, vintage fur, fur shawls, garments with fur trim, fur pompom hats, and fur accessories and trinkets; and

 

(2)          the Fur Free Markets campaign of the animal welfare charity, Respect for Animals, the UK’s leading anti-fur organisation be supported by:

 

Becoming a signatory to the initiative.

 

Seeking the advice and assistance of the charity in the   enforcement of this ban

 

9.

Local Development Scheme Update pdf icon PDF 353 KB

Decision:

 

RESOLVED that the Local Development Scheme attached as Appendix A of the circulated report to come into effect on 8 November 2019 be approved.

 

10.

East – West cycle route (Ashburton Road, Newton Abbot). pdf icon PDF 161 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)          funding of a £180,000 contribution towards the Ashburton Road strategic cycling and multi-user route delivery: specifically Phase 2 (Greenaway Road to Mile End Road, plus new puffin crossing) be approved; and

 

(2)          the Business Manager Strategic Place and the Solicitor to the Council be given delegated authority to complete an associated funding agreement with Devon County Council.

 

11.

Connecting Devon and Somerset Contribution pdf icon PDF 199 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RECOMMENDED to Council subject to satisfactory assurances being received from Connecting Devon & Somerset about this council's investment in rural broadband achieving enhanced provision and support in this district, that Teignbridge continues to invest the currently identified £250,000. That the matter is delegated to the Managing Director, in consultation with the Leader of the Council, to conclude an agreement.

 

12.

Shared Equity Scheme in Chudleigh pdf icon PDF 255 KB

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Decision:

 

RECOMMENDED to Council that a Shared Equity Scheme is set up in Chudleigh using £667,265.69 of capital receipts received by way of offsite affordable housing contributions to assist up to 13 local purchasers.

 

13.

Designated Protected Areas (DPA) in Teignbridge pdf icon PDF 385 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

 

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)          the Housing Enabling and Development Manager be authorised to make applications in consultation with Portfolio Holder for Housing, when necessary, to Homes England to waive Designated Protected Area status in towns and villages with a population of above 3,000 in Teignbridge; and

 

(2)          where waivers were required in towns and villages with less than 3,000 population, a report shall be brought to Executive for consideration.

 

14.

Teign View: Youth Network pdf icon PDF 137 KB

Decision:

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)          a Youth Network be launched between Teignbridge District Council (members and officers) and youth groups; and

 

(2)          a report be taken through the existing Council meeting cycle twice a     year to update Members on progress and issues to date.

 

 

15.

Review of Polling Districts and Polling Places pdf icon PDF 211 KB

Additional documents:

Decision:

RECOMMENDED to Council that:-

 

(1)          the draft Polling District Places Order be approved; and

 

(2)          a full review of polling districts be conducted ahead of the next full district council elections with a view to addressing the anomalies created within certain parishes by the 2016/17 review of Teignbridge Council’s ward boundaries by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England (LGBCE).