West Devon Council
Tuesday, 16th February, 2021 4.00 pm

Venue: Teams

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 375 KB

To approve and adopt as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of Council held on 8 December 2020


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.



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 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 Recommendations which require approval: pdf icon PDF 393 KB

(i)         Hub Committee

                        Meeting held on 8 December 2020


                        Recommendations to agree:


                        HC 48: Month 7 Revenue Budget Monitoring 2020/21


                        That Council be RECOMMENDED to


3.    transfer £220,000 into a COVID Earmarked Reserve to protect against future COVID losses in 2021/22 (as set out in Section 1.8 of the agenda report presented to the Hub Committee); and


4.    fund £30,000 of Audio Visual equipment for the Tavistock Guildhall Heritage project, with this being financed from the Business Rates Retention Earmarked Reserve (as set out in Section 7 of the agenda report presented to the Hub Committee).


                        HC 49: Draft Revenue Budget Proposals 2021/22


That Council be RECOMMENDED to continue to be part of the Devon Business Rates Pool for 2021/22, subject to there being no announcements within the Finance Settlement (expected to be announced in the week commencing 14 December 2020), which in the opinion of the Section 151 Officer (in consultation with the Leader of the Council and the Portfolio Holder for Finance), would change this recommendation.


Meeting held on 2 February 2021


Recommendations to agree:


(NB. recommendations HC 55: Revenue Budget Proposals 2021/22 and HC56: Capital Budget Proposals 2021/22 will be considered at standalone agenda items 10 and 11 (below) respectively)


HC 58 Devon Districts Procurement Strategy


That Council be RECOMMENDED to adopt the Devon Districts Procurement Strategy for 2019-2022.



(ii)        Overview & Scrutiny Committee

                        Meeting held on 10 November 2020


            (iii)       Development Management & Licensing Committee

                        Meeting held on 12 January 2021





Additional documents:


Revenue Budget Proposals for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 1 MB

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Capital Budget Proposals for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 574 KB

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Business Grants Scheme pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Dated this 8th of February 2020




Andy Bates

Chief Executive


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