{meta} Agenda for Farms Estate Committee on Monday, 16th October, 2017, 9.30 am

Agenda and minutes

Venue: Venture House, One Capital Court, Bittern Road, Sowton Industrial Estate, Exeter EX2 7

Contact: Wendy Simpson, 01392 384383  Email: wendy.simpson@devon.gov.uk

Items
Note No. Item

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16.

Items Requiring Urgent Attention

Items which in the opinion of the Chair should be considered at the meeting as matters of

urgency.

Minutes:

There was no item raised as a matter of urgency.

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17.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

Recommendation: that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act, namely information relating to, and which is likely to reveal the identity of, tenants and information relating to the financial or business affairs of tenants and the County Council and, in accordance with Section 36 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, by virtue of the fact that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.

 

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1, 2 and 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act, namely information relating to, and which was likely to reveal the identity of, tenants and information relating to the financial or business affairs of tenants and the County Council and, in accordance with Section 36 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000, by virtue of the fact that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighed the public interest in disclosing the information.

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18.

Farm Relettings: Manor Farm, Holcombe and North Ground Farm, Milton Abbot

(AnItem to be considered by the Committee in accordance with the Cabinet Procedure Rules and Regulation 5 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, no representations having been received to such consideration taking place under Regulation 5(5) thereof)

 

To interview shortlisted applicants for these vacant holdings. (NB: Timetable and supporting documents circulated separately)

 

Minutes:

(An item taken under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 during which the press and public were excluded, no representations having been received to such consideration under Regulation 5(5) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012).

 

The Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support reported on the circumstances of these relettings.

 

The Committee then considered the rent for these holdings and interviewed prospective tenants.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor Chugg, SECONDED by Councillor Brook and

 

RESOLVED

 

(a)     That the tenancy of Manor Farm, Holcombe, Dawlish be offered to Mr JE on the terms and conditions proposed; and

 

(b)    That the tenancy of North Ground Farm, Milton Abbot be offered to Mr JD on the terms and conditions proposed.