Council - Wednesday, 12th January, 2022 6.30 pm

Venue: Crematorium Meeting Room - North Devon Crematorium. View directions

Contact: Corporate and Community Services  01271 388253

Note: From the 7 May 2021, the law requires all councils to hold formal meetings in person. The Council is also ensuring that all venues used are Covid secure and that all appropriate measures are put in place. This meeting will be webcast on The username is qabo9268 and password is 732736. A recording will be available for 28 days following the meeting. There are limited spaces available for members of the public to attend in person, therefore if you would like to book a place, please contact Corporate and Community Services by 12noon on Monday 10 January 2022 by telephoning 01271 388253 or emailing For track and trace purposes you will be required to provide your name, address and contact telephone number. This data will be held by the Council for 21 days. 

No. Item


Apologies for absence


To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 24 November 2021 (attached) pdf icon PDF 337 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


Report of the Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 87 KB

Report by Leader of the Council (attached).


Questions by Members pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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


Devon Carbon Plan pdf icon PDF 551 KB

Report by Sustainability and Climate Officer (attached).

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Making of the Georgeham Neighbourhood Plan pdf icon PDF 183 KB

Report by Senior Planning Policy Officer (attached).

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Barnstaple Pannier Market Public Space Protection Order pdf icon PDF 175 KB

Report by Town Centre, CCTV and Pannier Market Manager (attached).

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Council Tax Base 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 149 KB

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

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Virtual Meetings pdf icon PDF 221 KB

Joint report by Chief Executive and Leader (attached).

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Proposed Committee Timetable for 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 184 KB

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

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Independent Remuneration Panel Appointments pdf icon PDF 308 KB

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


Corporate Peer Challenge pdf icon PDF 154 KB

Report by Chief Executive (attached).

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Minutes of Committees

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



Harbour Board pdf icon PDF 249 KB

(i)             16 November 2021


Licensing and Community Safety Committee pdf icon PDF 224 KB

(i)             14 December 2021 (to follow)


Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 232 KB

(i)             10 November 2021

(ii)            8 December 2021

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Policy Development Committee pdf icon PDF 235 KB

(i)             9 December 2021


Strategy and Resources Committee pdf icon PDF 102 KB

(i)             6 December 2021

(A) Minute 87 (e): Approval and Release of Section 106 Open Space Funds – Filleigh, Newton Tracey and Witheridge

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Part B (Confidential Restricted Information)