West Devon Council
Tuesday, 23rd July, 2019 4.00 pm

Venue: Chamber - Kilworthy Park. View directions

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Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare any personal or disclosable pecuniary 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.



Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 53 KB

To approve and adopt as a correct record the Minutes of the

Meeting of Council held on 21 May 2019


To receive communications from the Mayor or person presiding


Business brought forward by or with the consent of the Mayor


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


To consider (any) questions submitted 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 Unstarred Minutes which require approval pdf icon PDF 26 KB

(i)         Development Management and Licensing Committee

                        Meeting held on 4 June 2019                                                                        


            (ii)        Hub Committee

                        Meeting held on 4 June 2019


                        Unstarred Minutes to agree:


                        HC 07 Devon Housing Assistance Policy


That Council be RECOMMENDED that the existing 2018-19 Homes Assistance Policy be updated with the revised 2019-2021 Devon Housing Assistance Policy.


HC 08 Community Housing Delivery – Capital Requirements


That Council be RECOMMENDED:


1.    to approve Community Housing Development expenditure of up to £4.3 million to build out the first two Community Housing Schemes; delivering 29 residential units as set out in the presented agenda report;

2.    to approve funding of up to £4.3 million from a combination of internal borrowing and external borrowing (from the Public Works Loan Board);

3.    that specialist Treasury Management and legal advice be taken on the optimum way of financing the Community Housing schemes and the proposals outlined within the presented agenda report;

4.    to delegate authority to the Head of Assets Practice and the Section 151 Officer to approve associated long leaseholds and disposals, in consultation with the Leader of the Council.



Hub Committee

                        Meeting held on 16 July 2019                                     (Minutes to follow)


(iii)       Overview and Scrutiny Committee

                        Meeting held on 11 June 2019


                        Meeting held on 9 July 2019


                        Unstarred Minute to agree:


                        O&S 18 Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report


That Council be RECOMMENDED that the Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report for 2018/19 (as outlined at Appendix A of the agenda report presented to the Committee meeting) be approved.



(iv)       Audit Committee

                        Meeting held on 25 June 2019


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Tavistock Hotel Action Plan Update pdf icon PDF 66 KB

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Commercial Investment Strategy pdf icon PDF 76 KB

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SLT Restructure pdf icon PDF 132 KB

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Climate Change Emergency Update pdf icon PDF 71 KB

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Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 93 KB