Decisions

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Decisions published

22/10/2021 - Community Centres Essential Works ref: 5115    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Adult Services

Decision published: 01/11/2021

Effective from: 22/10/2021

Decision:

Works to be completed as detailed in the exempt appendix, with consultation and engagement with centres’ management and governing bodies. Management costs will kept to a minimum.


14/10/2021 - Farm Business Tenancy Renewal, Elberry Farm, Broadsands Paignton TQ4 6HJ ref: 5112    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Place

Decision published: 22/10/2021

Effective from: 14/10/2021

Decision:

That the Director of Place, in consultation with the Chief Executive, be authorised to approve a renewal on the terms set out above of a protected Farm Business Tenancy of the property known as Elberry Farm, Broadsands Paignton TQ4 6HJ.


19/10/2021 - Bus Service Improvement Plan ref: 5105    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 22/10/2021

Effective from: 19/10/2021

Decision:

That the Cabinet:

 

1.         Note the National Bus Strategy’s overarching goal to grow bus patronage: both to build it back after the pandemic and then to increase it and raise buses' mode share and to approve the priorities and principles set out in this report and appendices for inclusion within the Bus Service Improvement Plan and continue to support the work towards an Enhanced Bus Partnership by 31st March 2022; and

 

2.         Delegates the publication and submission of the final plan by 31st October 2021 to the Assistant Director – Planning, Housing and Climate Emergency in consultation with Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, Environment and Culture.


19/10/2021 - Torre Abbey Development Foundation Proposal ref: 5104    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 22/10/2021

Effective from: 30/10/2021

Decision:

That:

 

1)    The development of a Development Foundation for Torre Abbey be approved;

 

2)    The Director of Place be delegated authority to establish a Memorandum of Understanding between the Council and the Torre Abbey Foundation, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, Environment and Culture and the Monitoring Officer; and

 

3)    The Director of Place write a letter of thanks to the Friends of Torre Abbey group recognising how vital their contribution is to the ongoing development of Torre Abbey.


19/10/2021 - Member Champion Annual Report - Volunteering ref: 5108    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 22/10/2021

Effective from: 30/10/2021

Decision:

That the report be endorsed.


19/10/2021 - Mental Health and Wellbeing Member Champion - Annual Report ref: 5107    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 22/10/2021

Effective from: 30/10/2021

Decision:

That the report be endorsed.


19/10/2021 - Domestic Abuse Act - Safe Accommodation Strategy ref: 5106    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision published: 22/10/2021

Effective from: 30/10/2021

Decision:

That:

 

1)    the outline commissioning and action plan is approved in principle as set out at Appendix 1;

 

2)    full consultation on the Safe Accommodation Strategy and action plan is undertaken as part of the consultation on the new DASV Strategy.  A wider DA Needs Assessment has been commissioned alongside the production of the Safe Accommodation Strategy Needs Assessment, these will inform and enable the production of a new Strategy for Domestic Abuse in Torbay. This new DASV Strategy will involve a full consultation process and therefore come back to Cabinet as will form part of the Council’s governance framework. Hence why at this stage it is recommended to approve this direction of travel ahead of full consultation next year; and

 

3)    the progress on work to protect the safety of women and girls and to address sexual violence is noted and that the Council fully support not just the White Ribbon accreditation process, but encourage Officers and Councillors alike to become White Ribbon Ambassadors (men) or Champions (women).


01/10/2021 - Freehold Disposal of Little Oldway, Oldway Road, Paignton TQ3 2TD ref: 5110    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Director of Place

Decision published: 15/10/2021

Effective from: 01/10/2021

Decision:

That the Director of Place, in consultation with the Chief Executive and the Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration, Tourism and Housing, be authorised to approve a disposal of the property known as Little Oldway, Oldway Road, Paignton TQ3 2TD, for £15,000 (Ref Plan EM3730).


28/09/2021 - Half Term Food Vouchers ref: 5109    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Chief Finance Officer

Decision published: 14/10/2021

Effective from: 28/09/2021

Decision:

Chief Finance Officer in consultation with the Leader of the Council and Divisional Director of Education of which the decision was taken on the 28 September 2021.