Virtual meeting, Cabinet - Wednesday, 25th November, 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: Online via the Zoom app.

Contact: Amanda Coombes, Democratic Services Officer  01395 517543 or email

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Public speaking


Minutes of the previous meetings held on 28 October and 11 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 316 KB

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Declarations of interest

Guidance is available online to Councillors and co-opted members on making declarations of interest


Matters of urgency

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Confidential/exempt item(s)

To agree any items to be dealt with after the public (including the Press) have been excluded. Thereare no itemswhich officersrecommendshould be dealtwithin thisway.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 203 KB


Minutes of the Poverty Working Panel held on 12 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 194 KB


Minutes of the Exmouth Queen's Drive Delivery Group held on 15 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 92 KB

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Minutes of the Recycling and Waste Partnership Board held on 21 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 187 KB

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Recommendations from the minutes of Strategic Planning Committee held on 20 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 7 KB

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Recommendations from the minutes of Strategic Planning Committee held on 22 October 2020 pdf icon PDF 160 KB

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Minutes of Scrutiny Committee held on 5 November 2020 pdf icon PDF 168 KB

Matters for Key Decision


Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document pdf icon PDF 220 KB

This report outlines the responses received during the second round of public consultation on the Draft Affordable Housing Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) (January to February 2020), and shows how these comments have been taken into account in revising the SPD.

Matters for Decision


Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 505 KB

To consider and approve the Council Tax Reduction Scheme for 2021/22 which is proposing to remain unchanged from current scheme.


Seaton Tram Halt access boardwalk and footbridges pdf icon PDF 218 KB

The Seaton Tram Company was successful in applying for a Heritage Lottery Fund bid to develop the heritage and educational features of their tourist attraction, which included funds to cover the costs of a tram halt and associated wooden boardwalk. This project is part of the planned programme of visitor infrastructure improvements known as the Seaton Wetlands link projects.

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Covid-19 Economic Response and Recovery - Resources pdf icon PDF 431 KB

This report follows up on the one considered by Cabinet at the October meeting on the economic impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and how best to support recovery; setting out the resource requirements associated with supporting economic recovery. 

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Towards Zero Carbon Development in the West End pdf icon PDF 194 KB

The purpose of this report is to seek authority for the use of an Exemption from Contract Standing Orders to enable the appointment of consultants WSP to support the development of a bid to the Government’s Heat Network Investment Programme (HNIP).  


Resourcing in Democratic Services Team pdf icon PDF 190 KB

To consider a request for an additional member of staff to assist in dealing with the workload of the team.