Agenda

Venue: Committee Suite - County Hall

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

Items
Note No. Item

PART I - OPEN COMMITTEE

1.

Apologies for Absence

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2.

Minutes

Minutes of the meeting held on 9 December 2019 (previously circulated).

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3.

Items Requiring Urgent Attention

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

MATTERS FOR DECISION

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4.

Revenue Monitoring (Month 10) 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 85 KB

Report of the County Treasurer (CT/20/33) on the County Farms Estate Revenue Monitoring Statement (Month 10) 2019/20, attached.

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5.

Capital Monitoring (Month 10) 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Report of the County Treasurer (CT/20/32) on the County Farms Estate Capital Monitoring (Month 10) 2019/20, attached.

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6.

The County Farms Estate - Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) Report 'Reviving County Farms' pdf icon PDF 932 KB

Report of the Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support (BSS/20/01) on the Campaign to Protect Rural England commissioned report on ‘Reviving County Farms’, attached.

                  

 

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The County Farms Estate - National Farmers' Union (NFU) Report 'Achieving Net Zero, Farming's 2040 Goal' pdf icon PDF 3 MB

Report of the Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support (BSS/20/02) on the NFU Report setting out its goal to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions in farming by 2040, attached.

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

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8.

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.

 

MATTERS FOR DECISION

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9.

Holdings and Tenancies etc.

(An item 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)

 

 

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9a

Request for Extension of Tenancy and Landlord's consent for Improvement

Report of the Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support (BSS/20/03) on a request for an extension of tenancy and landlord’s consent for a proposed tenant’s improvement, attached.

 

 

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9b

Management and Restructuring Issues

Report of the Head of Digital Transformation and Business Support (BSS/230/04) on County Farms Estate Management and Restructuring issues, attached.