Agenda

West Devon Council
Tuesday, 25th May, 2021 11.00 am

Venue: Chamber - Kilworthy Park

Contact: Email: Democratic.Services@swdevon.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

1.

To elect The Mayor of the Borough for the ensuing year and to provide an opportunity for the Mayor to say thanks to the Council

2.

Vote of thanks to the Retiring Mayor

3.

Response by the Retiring Mayor

4.

To elect The Deputy Mayor of the Borough for the ensuing year and to provide an opportunity for the Deputy Mayor to say thanks to the Council

5.

Apologies for Absence

6.

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.

 

7.

To approve and adopt as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 30 March 2021 pdf icon PDF 359 KB

8.

To receive communications from The Mayor or the person presiding

9.

Business brought forward by or with the consent of the Mayor

10.

The Mayor or the person presiding to answer questions which people in West Devon can ask and to receive deputations or petitions under Council Procedure Rule 21

11.

To consider (any) questions submitted under Council Procedure Rule 21

12.

To receive the Minutes of the following Committees, to note the delegated decisions and to consider the adoption of those Minutes which require approval: pdf icon PDF 345 KB

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

(i)              Development Management & Licensing Committee

Meeting held on 23 March 2021

 

 

(ii)        Audit Committee

                        Meeting held on 6 April 2021

 

 

            (iii)       Hub Committee

                        Meeting held on 27 April 2021

 

(NB. paper copies of these minutes will not be contained within the paper documents that are tabled at the meeting)

 

 

 

Additional documents:

13.

To appoint a Leader of the Council for the ensuing year

14.

To appoint a Deputy Leader of the Council for the ensuing year

15.

Annual Adoption of the Council's Constitution

16.

Draft Calendar of Meetings for 2021/22

17.

To report on the composition of political groups (**subject to approval of agenda item 13 **)

18.

To approve the Committee Structure for the coming year (**subject to approval of agenda item 13**)

19.

To receive the appointments from the Political Groups of the Members they have selected to serve on the Committees. To appoint (if any) the requisite number of Members from the Members of the Council who, at the date of this meeting, are not members of a Political Group (**subject to approval of agenda item 13**)

20.

To appoint the Chairman and Vice-Chairman to the Committees of the Council for the ensuing year

21.

To appoint representatives to the list of Outside Bodies for the ensuing year

22.

To appoint representatives to the list of Governance Boards/ Panels for the ensuing year

23.

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

a)         From Cllr C Mott

 

“This Council will lobby the Secretary of State and local MP’s, while working closely with neighbouring authorities and agencies, to secure the protection of woodlands vulnerable to the effects of lotting.”

 

24.

Sydenham Dameral Parish Council - Filling of Vacancies by Order

25.

Highampton Neighbourhood Plan

26.

North Tawton Neighbourhood Plan

PLEASE NOTE: A Procedural Note will be published and circulated prior to Council’s Annual Meeting and this will include information to enable full consideration of this agenda.  

 

Dated this 17th day of May 2021

 

 

 

Andy Bates

Chief Executive