West Devon Council

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Tuesday, 4th April, 2023


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


1 - 10


To approve and adopt as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of Council held on 21 February 2023;





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;





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 Rules






To consider (any) questions submitted under Council Procedure Rules






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






2023/24 Capital Strategy; 2023/24 Treasury Management Strategy; and 2023/24 Investment Strategy


11 - 66




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






Overview & Scrutiny Committee - 14 February 2023


67 - 72




Council Tax Setting Committee - 22 February 2023


73 - 76




Development Management & Licensing Committee - 28 February 2023


77 - 80




Audit & Governance Committee - 14 March 2023


81 - 86




Hub Committee - 7 March 2023


87 - 92


Recommendations to agree:


HC.92/22: A Plan for West Devon: Year 3 Delivery Plan


That Council be RECOMMENDED to approve the minor amendments to the Year 3 Plan for West Devon delivery plans (as set out in Appendix A of the agenda report presented to the Hub Committee Meeting).



HC.93/22: Recruitment and Retention


That Council be RECOMMENDED to accept the recommendations of the independent report on senior officer pay, undertaken by the Local Government Association, and approve the revised pay and grading structure for the senior leadership team.








Dated this 27th day of March 2023



Andy Bates

Chief Executive