Decision Maker: Executive, Council
Decision status: For Determination
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
Report of the Director (BA).
The Executive received the report which set out the staff resources required within the City Development Service for the development of Exeter’s Local Plan and outlined the budget required to finance the evidence requirements associated with bringing forward the Exeter Local Plan.
Particular reference was made to ensuring that the Local Plan Team could meet the authority’s statutory duty to produce an up-to-date Exeter Local Plan as well as all other statutory forward planning functions.
RECOMMENDED that Council approve the allocation of funding required for the evidence requirements associated with bringing forward the Exeter Local Plan.
(1) the resources required to develop the Local Plan, including the proposed structure, roles, anticipated grades and financing and to proceed with the setting up of the new proposed team and the granting of delegated authority to the Director (BA), in consultation with Human Resources, to agree job descriptions and personal specifications for the new posts be approved; and
(2) the recruitment of the Local Plan Lead and Project Officer posts and the granting of delegated authority to the Director (BA), in consultation with the Chief Finance Officer and the Leader of the Council to progress the appointment of other posts when the Council’s financial position permits it be approved.
Report author: Jill Day
Publication date: 08/07/2020
Date of decision: 07/07/2020
Decided at meeting: 07/07/2020 - Executive