Council - Wednesday, 11th January, 2023 6.30 pm

Venue: Barum Room - Brynsworthy. View directions

Contact: Corporate and Community Services  01271 388253

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No. Item


Apologies for absence


To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 23 November 2022 (attached) pdf icon PDF 271 KB


Chair's announcements


Business brought forward by or with the consent of the Chair


Replies to any questions submitted by the Public and/or to receive Petitions under Part 4, Council Procedures Rules, Paragraphs 8 and 9 of the Constitution


To consider motions of which notice has been submitted by Members in accordance with Part 4, Council Procedure Rules, Paragraph 11 of the Constitution


Declarations of Interest

(NB. Members only need to re-declare any interests previously declared at Committee and Sub-Committee meetings if the item is discussed at Council).



Chair's replies to any questions to Council by Members submitted under Part 4, Council Procedures Rules, Paragraph 10 of the Constitution


To agree the agenda between Part 'A' and Part 'B' (Confidential Restricted Information).

Part A


Anti-Fraud and Corruption

Presentation by Ken Johnson, Devon Audit Partnership.


Operation of Landmark and Queens Theatres

Presentation by Selladoor.


Report of the Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 378 KB

Report by Leader of the Council (attached).


Questions by Members

Questions to the Leader or the Chair of a Committee submitted under Part 4, Council Procedure Rules, paragraph 10.4 of the Constitution.


NMD Building Control pdf icon PDF 327 KB

Report considered by the Strategy and Resources Committee on 9 January 2023 (attached).  Head of Planning, Housing and Health to report.

Additional documents:


Council Tax Base 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 300 KB

Report by Director of Resources and Deputy Chief Executive (attached).

Additional documents:


Members Allowances Scheme 2022/23 - Consideration of uplift of allowances pdf icon PDF 394 KB

Report by Chief Executive (attached).

Additional documents:


Proposed Committee Timetable 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 228 KB

Report by Senior Corporate and Community Services Officer (attached).

Additional documents:


Member Training and Induction Programme 2023 pdf icon PDF 399 KB

Report by Senior Corporate and Community Services Officer (attached).

Additional documents:


Ashford Parish Council - Appointment of Temporary Parish Councillors pdf icon PDF 308 KB

Report by Senior Solicitor and Monitoring Officer (attached).

Additional documents:


Report of Lead Member for Climate Change pdf icon PDF 5 KB

Report (attached)


Minutes of Committees

Council is recommended to note the schedule of Committee minutes and approve recommendations as listed below:



Building Control Joint Committee pdf icon PDF 222 KB

(i)             10 November 2022 (attached)


Governance Committee pdf icon PDF 271 KB

(i)             15 November 2022


Harbour Board pdf icon PDF 337 KB

(i)             15 November 2022


Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 198 KB

(i)             30 November 2022

(ii)            14 December 2022

Additional documents:


Strategy and Resources Committee pdf icon PDF 266 KB

(i)             5 December 2022

Part B (Confidential Restricted Information)