Agenda

West Devon Council - Tuesday, 24th May, 2022 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

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;

7.

Confirmation of Minutes pdf icon PDF 257 KB

To approve and adopt as a correct record the Minutes of the Meeting of Council held on 5 April 2022;

8.

To receive communications from the Mayor or person presiding

9.

Business brought forward by or with the consent of the Mayor

10.

Annual Review of the Council's Constitution

To follow;

11.

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

12.

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

13.

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

13a

Council Tax Setting Panel - 22 February 2022 pdf icon PDF 225 KB

13b

Development Management & Licensing Committee - 1 March 2022 and 19 April 2022 pdf icon PDF 321 KB

Additional documents:

13c

Overview & Scrutiny Committee - 22 March 2022 pdf icon PDF 225 KB

13d

Hub Committee - 12 April 2022 pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Recommendations to agree:

 

HC 86/21: Climate Change & Biodiversity Action – Council Net-Zero Update

 

That Council be RECOMMENDED to delegate authority to the Section 151 Officer, in consultation with the Leader of the Council and the lead Hub Member for Finance to:

 

2. approve and agree the lending terms to Fusion Leisure for a loan of up to £300,000 to facilitate solar panel installation across both WDBC Leisure Centres over the remaining term of the leisure contract, in accordance with treasury management advice; and

 

3. update the Council’s Capital Strategy, Investment Strategy and Treasury Management Strategy for 2022/23 for a £300,000 loan provision to Fusion Leisure for the solar installation, in accordance with treasury management advice.

 

 

 

14.

To appoint a Leader of the Council for the ensuing year

15.

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

16.

To report on the composition of political groups

To follow;

17.

To approve the Committee Structure for the coming year

To follow;

18.

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 - to follow;

 

19.

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

To follow;

20.

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

To follow;

21.

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

To follow;

22.

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