Agenda and draft minutes

Overview and Scrutiny Committee 2 - Tuesday, 21st June, 2022 10.00 am

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

Contact: Email: comsec@teignbridge.gov.uk  Email: comsec@teignbridge.gov.uk

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110.

Election of Chair 2022/23

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I was proposed by Councillor Tume and seconded by Councillor Gribble that Councillor Bullivant be elected Chair for the ensuing municipal year.

 

There were no other nominations.

 

RESOLVED  

 

Councillor Bullivant is elected Chair for the 2022/23 municipal year.

 

 

111.

Election of Vice Chair 2022/23

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I was proposed by Councillor Bullivant and seconded by Councillor Nuttall that Councillor Swain be elected Vice Chair for the ensuing municipal year.

 

There were no other nominations.

 

RESOLVED 

 

Councillor Swain is elected Vice Chair for the 2022/23 municipal year.

 

112.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 138 KB

To confirm the Minutes of the meeting held on 26 April, 2022

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It was proposed by Councillor Swain, seconded by Councillor Tume and

 

RESOLVED

 

The minutes of the meeting held on 26 April 2022 are confirmed as a correct record and be signed by the Chair.

113.

Declaration of Interest

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None.

114.

Public Questions (if any)

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None.

115.

Councillor Questions (if any)

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None.

116.

Executive Forward Plan

To note forthcoming issues anticipated to be considered by the Executive over the next 12 months. The Executive Forward Plan can be found here.

 

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The Executive Forward Plan detailing issues to be considered over the next few months, including to which overview and scrutiny committee remit each issue fell was noted.  

117.

Work Programme pdf icon PDF 169 KB

To review the Committee’s work programme

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The committee’s work programme as circulated with the agenda was noted.

118.

Executive Member biannual update - Corporate Resources - Councillor Keeling

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Councillor Keeling gave his biannual corporate resources services update to Committee which included the following:

·         £62 million paid to local business under the business grant scheme.

This was a significant amount with applications being dealt with efficiently and effectively. The Committee paid tribute to and thanked the service manager for revenue, benefits and customer support, and staff.

·         The 2022/23 budget and the close down of the 2021/22 budget.

·         Core government funding.

·         Key challenges., such as business continuity and resilience, bridging the budget gap.

·         Key projects and objectives, such as business plans reviews, pursuit of local procurement, asset projects, disposals and acquisitions,  

·         Below average Council tax for Devon Districts.

·         Business Plans and performance indicators.

·         The geographical spread of assets of which the rental income managed by the estates team helped to  fund services and therefore keeps the Council tax down.

 

The full presentation can be viewed at the following link.

 

 Agenda for Overview and Scrutiny Committee 2 on Tuesday, 21st June, 2022, 10.00 am - Teignbridge District Council

119.

Executive Member biannual update - Councillor Taylor - Planning

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Councillor Taylor gave his biannual planning services (development Management, delivery, strategic planning, and building control) update to Committee which included the following:

·         The Council’s 5 year land supply was currently at 6.14yrs

·         The current housing need for the area was 750 homes

·         Over 5,800 representations had been received during the Local plan public consultation. Consultation on the final plan will take place in 2023.

·         Development Management has ongoing high volumes of work.

·         The garden community projects for Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton, and model design code pilot projects were progressing

·         Infrastructure delivery included the Matford ridgetop park, progression with section 2 of the Dawlish sea wall, and the A382 corridor

·         Walking and cycling priorities

·         Increased building control applications year on year since 2018

 

The full presentation can be found at the link below.

Agenda for Overview and Scrutiny Committee 2 on Tuesday, 21st June, 2022, 10.00 am - Teignbridge District Council

120.

Quarter 4 2021/22 Council Strategy Performance Report pdf icon PDF 327 KB

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The Chair referred to the agenda report covering the period January to end March 2022 which updated performance of the Council’s Strategy 2020- 2030 T10 priorities, under the auspices of the Committee. Details of the programmes, projects and performance indicators with a concern or caution status together with an explanation of the performance and improvement plan was detailed in the appendix of the agenda report.

 

Further information would be circulated in regards to PI CSWE 6.4.

 

RESOLVED

 

The report be received, and actions being taken to rectify performance issues detailed in the agenda report appendix be noted.

121.

South and East Devon Habitat Regulations Executive Committee pdf icon PDF 197 KB

To receive the Minutes of the meeting held on 3 March 2022.

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The Minutes of the meeting held on 3 March 2022  were received and noted.