Agenda and draft minutes

Extraordinary Consultative Meeting, Council - Tuesday, 7th September, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: online via the Zoom App

Contact: Susan Howl, Democratic Services Manager  01395 517541; email  dmeakin@eastdevon.gov.uk

Media

Items
No. Item

31.

Public speaking

Information on public speaking is available online

 

Minutes:

There were no members of the public wishing to speak.  

32.

Declarations of interest

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

 

Minutes:

33. Purchase of land at Boardsdown and Holyford.

Councillor Dan Ledger, Personal, Lives very close to the site involved in the proposal.

 

33. Purchase of land at Boardsdown and Holyford.

Councillor Geoff Pook, Personal, Knows the land well and walks it often.

 

33. Purchase of land at Boardsdown and Holyford.

Councillor Helen Parr, Personal, Ward Member of Coly Valley.

 

33. Purchase of land at Boardsdown and Holyford.

Councillor Paul Arnott, Personal, Ward Member of Coly Valley.

 

33.

Matters of urgency

Information on matters of urgency is available online

 

Minutes:

There were no matters of urgency.

34.

Announcements from the Chairman and Leader

Minutes:

There were no announcements for the meeting.

35.

Confidential/exempt item(s)

To agree any items to be dealt with after the public (including the Press) have been excluded. Thereis one itemwhich officersrecommendshould be dealtwithin thisway.

 

Minutes:

There is one item to follow which officers recommend should be dealt with after the public and press have been excluded, in accordance with local government legislation.

Accordingly the public part of this meeting will end and the live stream to YouTube will be switched off.

 

The Chair thanked those who had been watching the meeting online.

36.

Purchase of land at Boardsdown and Holyford

This item is subject to debate at an extraordinary consultative meeting of the Cabinet on 1 September 2021, and subsequent Senior Officer Decision. Should the Cabinet not be minded to endorse the recommendation for a Senior Officer Decision and/or that decision is not taken, this meeting will be cancelled.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

This item was subject to debate at an extraordinary consultative meeting of Cabinet on 1 September. Following debate, Cabinet were in favour of purchasing land at Boarsdown & Holyford, Colyton on the basis of submitting a bid at a sum no more than the external valuation advice received, and that authority be given to the Service Lead Place, Assets and Commercialisation to complete the purchase if the bid is successful, in consultation with the Strategic Leads Governance & Licencing and Finance.

 

Accordingly Cabinet have;

RECOMMENDED TO COUNCIL: To provide a budget for sums to purchase the land and the associated fees with those sums to be confirmed verbally to the Council meeting.

 

Following debate and a recorded vote on the matter, Members present supported the recommendation from Cabinet.

 

RECOMMENDED for approval: To provide a budget for sums to purchase the land and the associated fees, with those sums having been confirmed verbally to the Council meeting.

 

 

 The Chair thanked those participating and closed the meeting at 7.55pm.