Agenda and draft minutes

Executive - Tuesday, 2nd November, 2021 10.00 am

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

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70.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 183 KB

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

 

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

 

71.

Declarations of Interest (if any)

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None.

72.

Executive Forward Plan

To note forthcoming decisions anticipated on the Executive Forward Plan

 

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RESOLVED that the Forward Plan be noted.

 

73.

2020/21 Final Accounts - 2020/21 Budget Monitoring Revenue & Capital 2021/22 & Treasury Management Lending List pdf icon PDF 322 KB

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The Executive Member for Corporate Resources presented the report to update Members on the 2020/21 final revenue results including closing general reserves, the principal areas where there were likely to be departures from the 2021/22 revenue budget and summarise those variations to the end of September 2021.

 

RESOLVED that the:-

 

(1)            Revenue results for 2020/21 be noted;

 

(2)            Revenue budget variations for 2021/22 as shown at appendix 1 be approved;

 

(3)            Updated capital programme as shown at appendix 2 be approved; and

 

(4)            Lending list as shown at appendix 3 be noted;

 

(5)            Note the continuation of Lloyds Bank as the Council’s bank and Lloyds (Cardnet) as the Council’s merchant acquiring services provider (in relation to credit and debit card receipts); and

 

RECOMMENDED to Council to:-

 

(6)            Note the mid year review of Treasury Management as shown in appendix 4.

 

 

 

Cllr Purser did not vote as he was not present for all the debate.

All other Executive members present voted in support.

74.

Driver and Operational Staff Salaries – Market Forces pdf icon PDF 435 KB

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The Executive Member for Recycling, Household Waste and Environmental Health presented the report to bring to Members attention to the ongoing difficulties in the recruitment and retention of Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) Drivers and the implications of applying the Council’s Market Forces Policy to operational posts to help resolve the issue.

 

Members thanked staff for their hard work during these difficult times and acknowledged that the wider community appreciated the dedication of the waste and recycling teams.

 

RESOLVED that the:-

 

(1)                      Implementation of the Council’s Market forces Policy to increase LGV driver’s salaries to Grade 18 be approved;

 

(2)                      Increases to the related operational posts to maintain the grade differentials as detailed in this report be approved; and

 

RECOMMENDED to Full Council:-

 

(3)                      To approve the salary changes.

 

The vote was unanimous.

 

75.

Local Plan Consultation – Renewable Energy Site options, Gypsy and Traveller site options and residential sites options pdf icon PDF 293 KB

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The Executive Member for Planning presented the report to agree the publication of the Draft Local Plan 2020-2040 (part 3) and its associated documents for public consultation. He proposed an amendment that the relevant Executive Member be consulted on any minor amendments – recommendation (2). This was agreed by Executive.

 

Executive also agreed an amendment that the public consultation be for a 10 week period from the commencement date.  

RESOLVED to:

(1)            Publish for public consultation the documents listed below for an eight week period in accordance with the Statement of Community Involvement 2019 (and 2020 update):

a)              Draft Local Plan 2020-2040 (Part 3) ‘Renewable Energy, Gypsy and Traveller and small residential site options (Appendix A);

b)              Strategic Environmental Assessment/Sustainability Appraisal Stage B (Appendix B);

c)              Habitat Regulations Assessment Screening (Appendix C); and

 

(2)            The Head of Place and Commercial Services be granted delegated authority in consultation with the relevant Executive Member to make minor amendments to the above documents and associated mapping to enable accurate publication and consultation;

(3)      The public consultation period to be 10 weeks from the commencement date.

The vote was unanimous.

 

76.

Reducing residual waste collected from households and encouraging an increase in recycling pdf icon PDF 156 KB

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The Executive Member for Recycling, Household Waste and Environmental Health presented the report to consider the options available for reducing the amount of residual waste collected from households in the district and encourage an increase in recycling.

 

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)            The charge for an additional residual waste bin be increased to £300 per year from April 1st 2022, and reviewed annually through fees and charges thereafter;

 

(2)            A charge of £42 per 10 sacks be introduced for side waste collections using prepaid bags delivered to service users from April 2022, and reviewed annually through fees and charges thereafter; and

 

(3)            The use of the charged side waste service be restricted to one request per year for each property.

 

The vote was unanimous.