Virtual meeting, Cabinet - Wednesday, 3rd March, 2021 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 meeting pdf icon PDF 316 KB




Declarations of interest

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


Matters of urgency pdf icon PDF 293 KB

Information on matters of urgency is available online


Exeter Science Park Ltd (ESPL) - Letter of comfort/support

The Council has been asked along with all shareholders to provide ESPL with a letter of comfort/support.  A template letter has been provided given with a request that this is returned to the Company by the 5 March in order for the accounts to be filed for year ending 31st March 2020 as a going concern and to demonstrate the commitment of shareholders.



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 202 KB


Minutes of Strata Joint Executive Committee held on 25 January 2021 pdf icon PDF 5 KB

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Minutes of Exmouth Queen's Drive Delivery Group held on 25 January 2021 pdf icon PDF 186 KB

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Minutes of Community Grant Panel held on 26 January 2021 pdf icon PDF 5 KB

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Minutes of LED Monitoring Forum held on 27 January 2021 pdf icon PDF 177 KB


Minutes of Car Parking TaFF held on 2 February 2021 pdf icon PDF 7 KB

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Minutes of Car Parking TaFF held on 11 February 2021 pdf icon PDF 99 KB

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Minutes of Scrutiny Committee held on 4 February 2021 pdf icon PDF 213 KB

Matters for Decision


Cranbrook Town Council - Community Governance Review pdf icon PDF 376 KB

A request has been received from Cranbrook Town Council requesting that the Council undertake a community governance review under section 80 of the Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007. The purpose of the review would be to assess whether the current boundaries of the town should be expanded in anticipation of further planning approvals for housing and related development in the neighbouring parish areas but adjacent to Cranbrook itself.

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Cranbrook Sports Pavilion delivery pdf icon PDF 189 KB

At the Cabinet meeting of 6 January 2021, Members resolved to require the New Community partners (Cranbrook consortium of developers) to deliver the sports changing rooms secured under the current s106 agreement and for the land and building along with other specific negotiated s106 monies to be paid to Cranbrook Town Council. Cranbrook Town Council have now requested that they would like for a financial sum to be paid to them in lieu of direct delivery of the changing rooms by the New Community partners.


Proposed Independent Review of Council Management Structure pdf icon PDF 309 KB

At the December 2020 Cabinet meeting the Leader announced that he wished to initiate an independent review of the Council Management Structure and the Chief Executive was instructed to prepare a report. Accordingly this report sets out the procurement considerations for Cabinet and Council to consider.


Housing Options team staffing requirement pdf icon PDF 206 KB

To address a staffing requirement within the Housing Options team.


Sidmouth and East Beach BMP Exemption to standing orders pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To notify Cabinet of the standing orders exemption used for the new additional work required on the Sidmouth and East Beach BMP.

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Appointment of Surveying/Valuation Consultant Exemption to standing orders pdf icon PDF 186 KB

To inform members of the appointment of Lambert Smith Hampton as Surveying/ Valuation Consultants to undertake the valuation and negotiations of land parcels within Cranbrook town centre.

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