Strategy and Resources Committee - Monday, 12th April, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Virtual - Online meeting. View directions

Contact: Corporate and Community Services  01271 388253

No. Item


Virtual meeting procedure - briefing and etiquette

Chair to report.


Apologies for absence


To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 1 March 2021 (attached) pdf icon PDF 238 KB


Items brought forward which in the opinion of the Chair should be considered by the meeting as a matter of urgency


Declarations of Interests

(Please telephone the Corporate and Community Services team to prepare a form for your signature before the meeting.  Interests must be re-declared when the item is called, and Councillors must leave the meeting if necessary).


Exclusion of Public and Press and Restriction of Documents



Batsworthy Cross Windfarm pdf icon PDF 56 KB

Report by Service Lead – Environmental Protection (attached)

Additional documents:


Section 19 Barnstaple Flooding update pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To receive Devon County Council as the Lead Local Flood Authority report conducted under the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 Section 19 (attached).  Head of Environmental Health to report.  (NOTE: Martin Hutchings from the Flood Management Group of Devon County Council will be in attendance).  An accessible version of the report is available on Devon County Council’s website: Barnstaple and Devon-Wide Floods 17th August 2020 - Flood Risk Management.



Climate Action Team Working Group

To consider the following notice of motion referred to Strategy and Resources Committee by Council on 24 February 2021:


“RESOLVED that Council ask Strategy and Resources Committee to formally constitute the CAT as a Working Group made up of 10 interested Members with an initial task of investigating what options exist for reducing and/or offsetting carbon usage, creating a Carbon Reduction Plan and reporting back to Strategy and Resources Committee within 6 months.”


Home Energy Efficiency and Fuel Poverty pdf icon PDF 259 KB

Joint report by Head of Environmental Health and Housing and Service Lead (Home Improvement and Adaptations and Energy Efficiency) (attached).

Additional documents:


Proposed Extension of Existing Policy Derogations due to Covid 19 pdf icon PDF 246 KB

Report by Public Protection Manager (attached)


Houses in Multiple Occupation: Amenity Standards, Minimum Room Sizing and Licence Conditions pdf icon PDF 266 KB

Joint report by Public Protection Manager and Graduate Environmental Health Officer (attached).

Additional documents:


Review of North Devon Council Off Street Parking Places Order pdf icon PDF 81 KB

Report by Acting Parking Manager (attached)


Littering Strategy Implementation pdf icon PDF 199 KB

Joint report by Service Manager Operational Services and Environmental Protection Service Lead (attached).

Additional documents:


Urgent Decisions Taken by the Chief Executive pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To note the urgent decisions that have been made by the Chief Executive in accordance with paragraph 3.48, Annexe 2, Part 3 of the Constitution (attached).

Additional documents:


Leisure Contract Payments pdf icon PDF 44 KB

Report by Contracts Delivery Manager (attached)


Roadmap out of Lockdown pdf icon PDF 2 MB

Report by Chief Executive and Communications Team (attached)


Exclusion of Public and Press and Restriction of Documents

Exclusion of Public and Press Restriction of Documents.




(a)  That under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the following item as it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 3 and 4, Part 1 Schedule 12A of the Act (as amended from time to time), namely information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) and information relating to any consultations or negotiations, or contemplated consultations or negotiations, in connection with any labour relating matter arising between the authority or a Minister of the Crown and employees of, or office holders under, the authority

(b)  That all documents and reports relating to the item be confirmed as “Not for Publication”



Vehicle and Fleet Maintenance Tender

Report by Service Manager Operational Services (attached).