Agenda

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PART I - OPEN COMMITTEE

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1.

Apologies for Absence

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2.

Minutes

Minutes of the meeting held on 13 November 2019 (previously circulated).

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3.

Items Requiring Urgent Attention

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

 

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Announcements

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5.

Petitions

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Question(s) from Members of the Council

FRAMEWORK DECISION

 

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KEY DECISIONS

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7.

Target Budget for the Forthcoming Year (2020/2021) pdf icon PDF 104 KB

Report of the County Treasurer (CT/19/120) on the Target Budget, an update on the Local Government Settlement for forthcoming year and preparation of the budget and service expenditure targets.

 

This Report will follow.

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Park and Change facility, nr Exeter Science Park: Approval to Construct pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report of the Head of Planning, Transportation and Environment (PTE/19/49) seeking approval to construct a Park and Change facility, near Exeter Science Park, attached.

 

An Impact Assessment is also attached for the attention of Members at this meeting and can be found here https://www.devon.gov.uk/impact/park-and-change-facilities-nr-exeter-science-park/.

Additional documents:

MATTERS REFERRED

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Corporate Infrastructure and Regulatory Services Scrutiny Committee - Treasury Management Stewardship - Mid Year Position pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Report of the County Treasurer (CT/19/117) outlining the Council's Treasury Management Mid-Year Stewardship 2019/20, which updates on key matters arising from the Council’s Treasury and Debt Management activities during the first seven months of the 2019/20 financial year, previously considered and endorsed by the Corporate Infrastructure and Regulatory Services Scrutiny Committee on 26 November 2019 (Minute *157 refers) and commended to the Cabinet, attached.

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10.

Corporate Infrastructure and Regulatory Services Scrutiny Committee - Food Waste Spotlight Review pdf icon PDF 404 KB

In considering the Report of the Food Waste Spotlight Review, the Corporate Infrastructure and Regulatory Services Scrutiny Committee had at its meeting on 26th November 2019 (Minute *159 refers), RESOLVED that the Spotlight Review Report and recommendations be commended to the Cabinet.

 

Recommendations

 

(a) That the Corporate Infrastructure and Regulatory Service Scrutiny Committee be thanked for its Spotlight review and associated Report and that the recommendations of the Review be endorsed; and

 

(b) that the Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, Development and Waste and the Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste be asked to take forward the Report and progress / co-ordinate the recommendations contained therein, engaging other partners and community organisations as necessary.

STANDING ITEMS

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11.

Question(s) from Members of the Public

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12.

Minutes

Minutes of the bodies shown below are circulated herewith for information or endorsement as indicated therein, including Minute 129(a) of the Devon Education Forum:

 

[NB: Minutes of County Council Committees are published on the Council’s Website:

Minutes of the Devon Education (Schools) Forum:  

Minutes of the South West Waste Partnership

Minutes of the Devon & Cornwall Police & Crime Panel

 

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Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education - 19th November 2019 pdf icon PDF 94 KB

12b

Devon Education Forum – 20 November 2019 pdf icon PDF 103 KB

12c

Farms Estate (Interviewing) Committee – 25 November 2019 pdf icon PDF 68 KB

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Delegated Action/Urgent Matters pdf icon PDF 33 KB

The Registers of Decisions taken by Members under the urgency provisions or delegated powers will be available for inspection at the meeting in line with the Council’s Constitution and Regulation 13 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.  A summary of such decisions taken since the last meeting is attached.

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Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 94 KB

In accordance with the Council’s Constitution, the Cabinet is requested to review the list of forthcoming business (previously circulated) and to determine which items are to be defined as key and/or framework decisions and included in the Plan from the date of this meeting.

 

[NB: The Forward Plan is available on the Council's website at:http://democracy.devon.gov.uk/mgListPlans.aspx?RPId=133&RD=0&bcr=1 ]

PART II - ITEMS WHICH MAY BE TAKEN IN THE ABSENCE OF THE PRESS AND PUBLIC

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15.

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 Paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act namely, the financial or business affairs of a third party and of 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.

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Exeter Science Park Guarantee

An item to be considered by the Cabinet in accordance with the Cabinet Procedure Rules and Regulation 5 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.

 

Joint Report of the Chief Officer for Communities, Public Health, Environment and Prosperity and County Treasurer (EES/19/6) on Exeter Science Park.

 

This Report will follow.