Agenda and minutes

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To receive any communications or announcements from the Leader of the Council.


The Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration, Tourism and Housing, Councillor Long announced that in the region of £13 million of Future High Streets funding had been awarded to Paignton enabling projects such as Station Square, Paignton Picture House and a flood prevention scheme to become a reality.  However the funding award was less than requested therefore the Council would be working with the community in order to manage expectations of delivery.


The Cabinet Member for Corporate and Community Services, Councillor Carter, informed Cabinet Members that following a tender process last year, additional litter enforcement officers will shortly patrolling Torbay targeting those people that litter and fly-tip around the Bay.


The Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Councillor Law advised colleagues that following the national media coverage regarding poor quality food provision for vulnerable school children, officers had locally undertaken their own investigations and were pleased to confirm that quality of provision was not issue in Torbay, with many parents providing positive feedback.


Councillor Law also announced that the week commencing 25 January 2021 was also Practice Week.  The week provides an opportunity for staff to raise awareness and highlight the work they do to keep Torbay’s children and young people safe.


The Cabinet Member for Adult Services and Public Health, Councillor Stockman, welcomed Lincoln Sargeant, Director of Public Health to Torbay Council.


Matters for Consideration


The Cabinet considered the following matters, full details of which (including the Cabinet’s decisions and recommendations to Council) are set out in the Record of Decisions appended to these Minutes.


Budget 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 326 KB

To receive the recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Board on the Cabinet’s draft budget proposals for 2021/2022 (report attached) and to make final recommendations to the Council (Report on Cabinet’s final draft budget proposals to follow).

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Proposal for a 25 year lease to Eat That Frog for land at Parkfield pdf icon PDF 508 KB

Please note this item has been deferred to allow further consultation with the community and partners.

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Consideration of this item was deferred.


Microsoft 365 Contract pdf icon PDF 442 KB

To consider a report that seeks approval to enter into an agreement with Microsoft for an Enterprise Subscription.

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MFD and Postal Services Contract pdf icon PDF 445 KB

To consider a report on the above contracts.

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