Full Council - Thursday, 13th January, 2022 10.00 am

Venue: Buckland Athletic, Kingskerswell Road, Newton Abbot, TQ12 5JU

No. Item


Apologies for absence


Minutes pdf icon PDF 381 KB

To approve as a correct record and sign the minutes of the previous Council meeting.



Announcements only from the Chair of Council, Leader, Members of the Executive or the Managing Director.


The Managing Director had been advised by the Independent Group Leader of the appointment of Cllr J Petherick to the Planning Committee.



Declarations of interest


Council Tax Base 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

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Public Questions pdf icon PDF 590 KB

Members of the public may ask questions. A maximum period of 15 minutes will be allowed with a maximum 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.



Recommendation from Audit Scrutiny Committee - Appointment Process - External Audit

The Chair of Audit Scrutiny Committee will present the recommendation of the Audit Scrutiny Committee 27th October, 2021,


RECOMMENDED that the Audit and Scrutiny Committee recommend that acceptance of the invitation to opt in to the national scheme for auditor appointments from April 2023 be approved by Council.



Recommendation from Executive - Notice of Motion - moving with the times - 21st Century Councils

The Leader will present the recommendation from the Executive on Tuesday, 4th January, 2022


RECOMMENDED that Full Council:-


(1)            Write to the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) urging a permanent amendment to the meeting rules set out in the Local Government Act 1972 be enabling local authorities to hold virtual, hybrid or physical meetings;


(2)            Write to the Members of Parliament serving Teignbridge to ask for support for this flexible approach to council meetings; and


(3)      Continue to explore the use of technology to develop online meetings to attract a wider audience once our request has been successful.



Play Area Refurbishment - The Den Teignmouth pdf icon PDF 235 KB

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Councillor Questions pdf icon PDF 727 KB

Members of the Council may ask questions of the Council subject to procedural rules.


The deadline for questions is no later than three clear working days before the meeting.