Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Clinton/Fortescue, Committee Suite, County Hall

Contact: Fred Whitehouse  Email: fred.whitehouse@devon.gov.uk

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38.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 196 KB

Minutes of the Committee meeting held on 30 June 2022, attached.

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Decision:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 30 June 2022 be signed as a correct record.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Minutes of the meeting held on 30 June 2022 be signed as a correct record.

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39.

Standards Committee

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Minutes:

The Chair welcomed Mr R Hodgins who was attending (remotely) in his  capacity as a Co-opted Member of the Council's Standards Committee to observe and monitor compliance with the Council’s ethical governance framework.

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40.

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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Minutes:

There was no item raised as a matter of urgency.

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41.

Devon Countryside Access Forum

Verbal update on the meeting held on 20 October 2022.

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Minutes:

The Public Rights of Way and Country Parks Manager reported on the meeting held on 20 October 2022. The meeting had covered ongoing consultations and updates including proposals for the Drake’s Trail extension, Natural England proposals on access land restrictions at Dittisham Hill, Network Rail pedestrian access restrictions, group and the Rights of Way Improvement Plan.  The draft minutes would be circulated when available.  

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42.

Parish Review: Definitive Map Review - Parish of Ottery St Mary - Part 1 pdf icon PDF 9 MB

Report of the Director of Climate Change, Environment and Transport (CET/22/63), attached, and background papers.

 

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Decision:

RESOLVED

 

(a) that a Modification Order be made to record a Footpath in respect of Proposal 3; and

 

(b) that no Modification Order be made in respect of Proposals 1, 2, 4 and 5 detailed in the Report.

Minutes:

(Councillor J Bailey attended in accordance with Standing Order 25 and spoke in support of the officer recomendations).

 

The Committee considered the Report of the Director of Climate Change, Environment and Transport (CET/22/63) on five proposals arising from the Definitive Map Review in the parish of Ottery St Mary.  Six proposals arose  from the consultation, but one required additional research/consultation and would be presented at a future meeting.

 

It was MOVED by Councillor L Hellyer, SECONDED by Councillors J Bradford (for recommendations 1, 2, 3 and 5) and D Sellis (for recommendation 4), and

 

RESOLVED

 

(a) that a Modification Order be made to record a Footpath in respect of Proposal 3; and

 

(b) that no Modification Order be made in respect of Proposals 1, 2, 4 and 5 detailed in the Report.

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43.

Public Path Orders pdf icon PDF 698 KB

Report of the Director of Climate Change, Environment and Transport (CET/22/64), attached.

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the Report of the Director of Climate Change, Environment and Transport (CET/22/64) on the Public Path Orders made and confirmed under delegated powers. 

 

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44.

Rights of Way Improvement Plan and Highway Infrastructure Asset Management Plan pdf icon PDF 115 KB

Report of the Director of Climate Change, Environment and Transport (CET/22/65), attached.

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Minutes:

The Committee noted the Report of the Director of Climate Change, Environment and Transport (CET/22/65) on arrangements to review and update two key plans that set out priorities and actions pertinent to management, maintenance, and development of the public rights of way network. 

 

Members’ discussion points with the Officers included the role of Members in promoting liaison between Local Planning Authorities, Parish and Town Councils (and other statutory consultees) in relation to public rights of ways in order to help safeguard the network and the value of regular training and updates for Members.

 

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45.

Dates of Future Meetings

9 March, 13 July and 23 November 2023 and 7 March 2024

 

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Minutes:

9 March, 13 July and 23 November and 7 March 2024

 

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