Agenda and draft minutes

Executive - Thursday, 16th September, 2021 10.00 am

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

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53.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 265 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 5 July 2021.

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The minutes of the meeting held on 5 July 2021 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chair.

 

54.

Declarations of Interest

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None.

 

55.

Executive Forward Plan

To note forthcoming decisions anticipated on the Executive Forward Plan

 

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RESOLVED that the Forward Plan be noted.

 

56.

Public Questions pdf icon PDF 161 KB

Members of the Public may ask questions of the Leader or an Executive Member. A maximum period of 15 minutes will be allowed with a maximum of period of three minutes per questioner.

 

The deadline for questions is no later than 12 noon two working days before the date of the meeting.

 

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Public questions and responses attached.

 

The Leader responded to the supplementary questions arising therefrom. See the live stream (public-i.tv).

 

57.

Resource and Waste Strategy for Devon and Torquay pdf icon PDF 144 KB

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The Executive Member for Recycling, Household Waste and Environmental Health presented the report to which sought approval of the amendments to the Resource and Waste Management Strategy for Devon and Torbay.

 

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)                      The proposed amendment to reduce the waste prevention target to 400kg/head/year by 2030 be approved; and

 

(2)                      The final strategy be approved.

 

The vote was unanimous.

 

58.

Recovery Plans pdf icon PDF 245 KB

To consider the Recovery Plans report and the recommendations (as below) from the Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee 1 and 2 meeting on 26 August 2021.

 

RECOMMENDED

 

The Executive be advised of the Joint committee’s recommendations as follows:

 

1.   The Joint Committee supports the approach to recovery from the impacts of the Covid-19 Pandemic as outline in the agenda report and all Projects Plans at appendices 14 to 20, for approval by the Executive subject to the following additions:

·     Appendix 14 -Training and support for business project – project summary to make it clear that existing businesses are also eligible to receive this support.

·     Appendix 15 -Transport Hubs – project summary to be clear that e-bikes need to be looked at in all towns, not just ‘main’ so rural towns can be covered; and  Project Objectives  to include ‘accessibility for all.’

·     Appendix 16 Recycling campaign to reduce waste – the outcomes section included the investigation of community repair workshops.

·     Appendix 17 -Supplier section of TDC website – clarification on whether the requirements on the supplier, for example in terms of insurance, basic public liability levels are the same for schemes under £10k and those over £10k due to concern that onerous requirements would discourage the businesses we’re seeking to engage with.

·     Appendix 20  - Community – Combined data demand analysis pilot scheme – the last paragraph of the project summary specify parish and town councils

 

2.   The delivery of the Project Plans are included in the Executive Forward Plan.

 

 

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Councillor Purser presented the Recovery Plan report and the recommendations arising from the joint meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committees. He proposed that Executive support these recommendations.

 

Executive thanked all those staff and members involved in the work over the past 18 months to bring this Recovery Plan forward.

 

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)            The approach to recovery from the impacts of the Covid-19 Pandemic as outline in the circulated report and all Projects Plans at appendices 14 to 20, be approved subject to the following additions:

·     Appendix 14 -Training and support for business project – project summary to make it clear that existing businesses are also eligible to receive this support.

·     Appendix 15 -Transport Hubs – project summary to be clear that e-bikes need to be looked at in all towns, not just ‘main’ so rural towns can be covered; and  Project Objectives  to include ‘accessibility for all.’

·     Appendix 16 Recycling campaign to reduce waste – the outcomes section included the investigation of community repair workshops.

·     Appendix 17 -Supplier section of TDC website – clarification on whether the requirements on the supplier, for example in terms of insurance, basic public liability levels are the same for schemes under £10k and those over £10k due to concern that onerous requirements would discourage the businesses we’re seeking to engage with.

·     Appendix 20  - Community – Combined data demand analysis pilot scheme – the last paragraph of the project summary specify parish and town councils; and

 

(2)            The delivery of the Project Plans be included in the Executive Forward Plan be approved.

 

The vote was unanimous.

 

59.

2020/21 Draft final accounts & Treasury Management. 2021/22 Budget monitoring – revenue and capital, treasury management lending list’. pdf icon PDF 341 KB

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The Executive Member for Corporate Resources presented the report to update Members on the 2020/21 draft final revenue results including the draft closing general reserves, the draft closing capital funding and resources carried forward. The report also detailed the draft financial results of the treasury management function for the year ended 31 March 2021 and the principal areas where there were likely to be departures from the 2021/22 revenue budget and summarised those variations to the end of July 2021.

 

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)             The draft revenue results for 2020/21 be approved;

 

(2)            The draft year end capital and updated programme as shown at appendix 1 be approved;

 

(3)            The revenue budget variations for 2021/22 as shown at appendix 2 be approved; and

 

(4)            The updated lending list as shown at appendix 3 be noted: and

 

RECOMMENDED to Council that the draft treasury management results for 2020/21 at appendix 4 are noted

 

The vote was unanimous.

 

60.

East Devon District Council, Exeter City Council, Mid Devon District Council and Teignbridge District Council Joint Strategy pdf icon PDF 162 KB

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The Executive Member for Planning presented the report which sought formal agreement of the scope, resourcing, timetable and governance arrangements for preparing a non-statutory Joint Strategy for East Devon, Exeter, Mid Devon and Teignbridge Councils.   

 

Members noted that section 1.5 of the report referring to Executive approval for the early stages of evidence gathering was now obsolete as the report would be going to Full Council for approval on 20 September 2021.

RECOMMENDED that Council support the scope, resourcing, indicative timetable and governance arrangements set out in Section 1 of the report for preparing a non-statutory Joint Strategy for East Devon, Exeter, Mid Devon and Teignbridge Councils.

 

The vote was unanimous.

 

61.

Bradley Lane Regeneration pdf icon PDF 140 KB

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The Executive Member for Corporate Resources introduced the report for the regeneration and redevelopment of the Bradley Lane area which had been a long-standing priority for the Council.

 

62.

Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 - Exclusion of Press and Public

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RESOLVED that under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act.

 

63.

Bradley Lane Regeneration

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The Executive Member for Corporate Resources presented the report which sought approval of the bid submission following competitive tendering for a development partner.

 

RECOMMENDED to Council that:-

 

(1)                      The development proposal as detailed in section 4 be agreed; and

 

(2)                      Delegated approval be granted to the Head of Place and Commercial Services, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Corporate Resources and Council Solicitor to agree the final Development Agreement Terms.

 

The vote was unanimous.