Council - Wednesday, 15th March, 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 22 February 2023 (attached) pdf icon PDF 408 KB


Chair's announcements


Business brought forward by or with the consent of the Chair pdf icon PDF 104 KB


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


South West Water

Representative from South West Water to attend to respond to questions that have been raised by Members of the Policy Development Committee.


Report of the Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 186 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.


Report of Lead Member for the Environment pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Report (attached).


Outside Bodies - Report by Appointees pdf icon PDF 202 KB

Report by Head of Governance (attached).

Additional documents:


Minutes of Committees

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



Harbour Board pdf icon PDF 240 KB

(i)             7 February 2023


Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 234 KB

(i)             8 February 2023

(ii)            3 March 2023

Additional documents:


Strategy and Resources Committee pdf icon PDF 277 KB

(i)             6 March 2023 (to follow)

a.    Funding to Deliver Affordable Housing Via Community-Led Housing Models

b.    Local Authority Housing Fund (LAHF)

c.     Approval and Release of Section 106 Public Open Space Funds – Atherington, Bishops Nympton, Heanton Punchardon, Mortehoe, Witheridge and Braunton

Additional documents:

Part B (Confidential Restricted Information)