Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from the meeting.

2.

Minutes of the Community & Resources Committee meeting held on 4 March 2019 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

3.

Public Contributions

Public contributions in accordance with the current scheme

4.

Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 50 KB

5.

Declarations of Interest

Members with interests to declare should refer to the Agenda item and describe the nature of their interest when the item is being considered.

6.

Agreement of Agenda between Parts I and II

7.

Urgent Matters of information to be brought forward with the permission of the Chair and the Committee

8.

Adoption of an Updated Devon Wide Housing Assistance pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To receive the report of the Environmental Health and Community Safety Manager

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That the revised Housing Assistance Policy attached as Appendix 1 in the report as Appendix 1 be approved for Torridge District Council

 

9.

Household Waste Duty of Care - setting of Fixed Penalty Notice Levels pdf icon PDF 73 KB

To receive the report of the Environmental Health and Community Safety Manager

 

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That the provisions as detailed in the report be noted, and the level of fixed penalty for this offence, together with the discount for early payment as set out in the report, be approved. 

 

10.

Bideford Port Safety Management System pdf icon PDF 55 KB

To receive the report of the Planning and Economy Manager

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That the publication of the Port of Bideford Safety Management System be approved, and the Harbour Master be instructed to publish such on the Harbour website.

 

11.

Adoption of the North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty Management Plan 2019 -2024 pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To receive the report of the Planning and Economy Manager

Additional documents:

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That the adoption under Urgency Procedure of the North Devon Coast AONB Management Plan 2019-2024 be noted

 

12.

Devon County Council Grant Funding for Community Groups and Local Projects pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To receive the report of the Planning and Economy Manager

 

Decision:

Resolved:

 

1.    That the changes to DCC grant funding and the establishment of their Doing What Matters and Making the Connection Funds, be noted

 

2.    That the Communities Together and Councillor Community Grant underspend from year 18/19 totalling £11,230.98 be rolled forward into the 19/20 Community Grants Fund

 

13.

Torridge District Council Play Strategy pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To receive the report of the Planning and Economy Manager

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That an amount of up to £20,000 (inclusive of the sum of £10,646 received from the MHCLG for the furtherance of play initiatives) be provided from the Council’s Project Reserves to enable the commissioning of consultants to prepare a play space strategy for Torridge because that will provide benefits for Torridge that might eventually make more savings than the “up to £20,000”.

 

14.

Fees & Charges - Lease Agreements (Recommendations from Internal Overview & Scrutiny Committee) pdf icon PDF 64 KB

To receive the report of the Strategic Manager (Resources)

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That the new fees for lease arrangements as set out in Appendix 1 in the report be approved

 

15.

Transforming Torridge Programme

To receive a verbal update

16.

Exclusion of the Public

The Chair to move:

 

That the public be excluded from the remainder of the meeting because of the likely disclosure of exempt information by virtue of paragraph 3 of Part I and paragraph 10 of Part 2 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

17.

PART II (CLOSED SESSION)

18.

Property Purchase (Homeless Accommodation)

To receive the report of the Strategic Manager (Resources)

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That the recommendation as set out in the report be authorised.

19.

Application for Hardship Relief

To receive the report of the Customer Support Manager

Decision:

Resolved:

 

That the application for Hardship relief be refused