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Tuesday, 19th July, 2022


4.00 pm


Chamber - Kilworthy Park


Full Members:


Cllr Mott


Deputy Mayor

Cllr Pearce




Cllr Ball

Cllr Blackman

Cllr Bolton

Cllr Bridgewater

Cllr Cheadle

Cllr Coulson

Cllr Crozier

Cllr Davies

Cllr Daniel

Cllr Edmonds

Cllr Ewings

Cllr Heyworth

Cllr Jory

Cllr Kemp

Cllr Kimber


Cllr Leech

Cllr Moody

Cllr Moyse

Cllr Ratcliffe

Cllr Renders

Cllr Ridgers

Cllr Samuel

Cllr Sellis

Cllr Southcott

Cllr Spettigue

Cllr Turnbull

Cllr Vachon

Cllr Wood

Cllr Yelland



Interests – Declaration and Restriction on Participation:

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest not entered in the Authority's register or local non pecuniary interest which they have in any item of business on the agenda (subject to the exception for sensitive information) and to leave the meeting prior to discussion and voting on an item in which they have a disclosable pecuniary interest.

Committee administrator:








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Apologies for Absence






Confirmation of Minutes

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To approve and adopt as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of Council held on 24 May 2022






Declarations of Interest



In accordance with the Code of Conduct, Members are invited to declare any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, Other Registerable Interests and Non-Registerable Interests including the nature and extent of such interests they may have in any items to be considered at this meeting;


If Councillors have any questions relating to predetermination, bias or interests in items on this Summons, then please contact the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting.






Business brought forward by or with the consent of the Mayor






To receive communications from the Mayor or person presiding






To respond to any questions submitted by the public and to receive deputations or petitions under Council Procedure Rule 21






To consider (any) Motions of which notice has been duly submitted by Members in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 15






To receive the minutes of the following Committees to note the delegated decisions and to consider the adoption of those Minutes which require approval:


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(i)            Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Meeting held on 26 April 2022


(ii)          Hub Committee

Meeting held on 7 June 2022


Recommendation to agree:

HC 8/22 Housing Crisis Update Report - Strengthening Housing Delivery

            2.     Council be RECOMMENDED to approve an annual revenue cost pressure of £29,800 (WDBC share) to be built into the budget process for 2023/24 onwards, and a one off expenditure of £100,520 to be funded from the 2021/22 Government Homeless Prevention grant, to be used to fund the additional posts for the new Housing Team Structure (as set out in Appendix 1 of the presented agenda report).



Meeting held on 21 June 2022


Recommendations to agree:

HC 19/22   Levelling-Up Fund 2 Bid


3. Council be RECOMMENDED to ratify the above decisions at its meeting to be held on 19 July 2022, failing which the Council’s commitment to give financial support for the Bid be withdrawn; and


4. Council be RECOMMENDED to delegated authority to the Director of Place and Enterprise, in consultation with the Leader of Council, to submit the UK Shared Prosperity Fund Bid for £1million in accordance with section 2.13 and Appendix 1 of the presented report, before 1 August 2022 deadline.


(NB. this recommendation will be considered at standalone agenda item 9 below)


Meeting held on 12 July 2022 (to follow)



(iii)      Development Management & Licensing


                   Meeting held on 14 June 2022





Levelling-up Fund Round 2 and UK Shared Prosperity Fund


25 - 46




Fusion Solar Investment Proposal


47 - 58




Milton Abbot, Chillaton and Kelly Neighbourhood Plan


59 - 138




Council Appointments


139 - 142