West Devon Council
Tuesday, 22nd September, 2020 12.00 pm

Venue: Via Skype

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 63 KB

To approve and adopt as a correct record the Minutes of the Meetings of the Council held on 9 June 2020 and 29 July 2020;

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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.



Business brought forward by or with the consent of the Mayor


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


Hub Committee pdf icon PDF 325 KB


·      Meeting held on 30 June 2020                                                           


·      Meeting held on 28 July 2020


Recommendation to agree:


HC 07 Changes to Pest Control Services


That the Council:


1.       Approve the removal of free pest control (rats and mice treatments) service for residents and replace it with a free service for benefit recipients only; and

2.       Accept and approve the tender from Terminix to deliver the service in West Devon Borough Council areas.


(NB. recommendation HC 09: ‘Urgent Business – Fusion Update’ was previously considered by the Council at its meeting held on 29 July 2020).


·      Meeting held on 15 September 2020                   

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Development Management & Licensing Committee pdf icon PDF 67 KB

·     Meeting held on 30 June 2020                   


·      Meeting held on 28 July 2020

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Overview and Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 101 KB

·      Meeting held on 23 June 2020                                                           


·      Meeting held on 4 August 2020                 


Recommendation to agree:


O&S 9 Overview and Scrutiny Annual Report 2019/20


That the Committee RECOMMEND to Council that its Annual Report for 2019/20 (as outlined at Appendix A of the presented agenda report) be approved.


·      Meeting held on 1 September 2020                     


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Audit Committee pdf icon PDF 194 KB

·      Meeting held on 23 June 2020


Amended Budget 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

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Corporate Debt Recovery Policy Update ** Item deferred until the December Council meeting**

To follow


(Upon the conclusion of this agenda item, the meeting will be adjourned and will re-convene at 2.00pm)



Fusion Support & Alternative Options pdf icon PDF 170 KB


Climate Change and Biodiversity Strategy pdf icon PDF 47 KB

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Designation of Monitoring Officer pdf icon PDF 67 KB


Appointment of Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer pdf icon PDF 46 KB