Decisions

Decisions published

11/01/2022 - Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 - Exclusion of Press and Public ref: 2211    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

Agreed:

 

RESOLVED that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following items on the grounds that they involved the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph’s 1, 2 and  3 of Part 1, Schedule 12A of the Act. 

 

Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.

 

 

 


11/01/2022 - Strategic Case for the Exeter Development Fund ref: 2205    For Determination


To consider the report on the City Fund

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

Agreed:

 

RECOMMENDED that Council note the progress on the Exeter Development Fund Strategic Case and, recognising the complexity of the matter, agree to:

 

(1)   additional, dedicated briefings for Members on the strategic case and, when published, on the full business case; and

(2)   a report be presented to the Strategic Scrutiny Committee on the full business case including, if considered appropriate, the formation of a Task and Finish Group to review this in detail.

 

Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Bruce Luxton


11/01/2022 - Housing Ombudsman Complaint Handling Code: Self-Assessment ref: 2210    For Determination


Report to consider the review on the 2020 Complaint Handling Code for landlords for responding to complaints and to submit regular self-assessments in order to ensure transparency.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

Agreed:

 

RESOLVED that the Executive note the Housing Ombudsman Complaint Handling Code report.

 

Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Vicky Labbett


11/01/2022 - Edwards Court Options Report ref: 2213    For Determination


Report to consider housing management arrangements.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Wards affected: St Loyes;

Lead officer: Lawrence Blake


11/01/2022 - Options Report for Rennes House ref: 2212    For Determination


The report sets out the options appraisal for the Council accommodation at Rennes House including setting out the challenges of attempting to implement the previous decisions made by Members.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Wards affected: Heavitree;

Lead officer: Adrian Pengelly


11/01/2022 - Local Council Tax Support scheme 2022-23 ref: 2209    For Determination


To consider the report seeking Members’ views on the local Council Tax Support (CTS) scheme for working age residents.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

Agreed:

 

RECOMMENDED that Council approve the continuation of the current Local Council Tax Scheme into 2022-23 without substantive changes.

 

Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.

 

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Buckman


11/01/2022 - Housing Rents and Service Charges 2022-23 ref: 2208    For Determination


Report on the Housing Rents & Service Charges.

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

Agreed:

 

RECOMMENDED that Council approve:-

 

(1)   the increase of Council dwelling rent by 4.1% from 1 April 2022;

(2)   the increase of garage rent by 4.1% from 1 April 2022; and

(3)   the increase of service charges by 4.1% from 1 April 2022, with the exception of charges specified in paragraph 11.3 of the report.

 

Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kayleigh Searle


11/01/2022 - Council Taxbase and NNDR 1 2022/23 ref: 2207    For Determination


Report on the Council Tax Base and NNDR 1

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

Agreed:

 

RESOLVED that:-

 

(1)   in accordance with the Local Authorities (Calculation of Tax Base) (England) Regulations 2012, the amount calculated by Exeter City Council as its tax base for the year 2022/23 shall be 37,666; and

(2)   the responsibility to approve the Council’s NNDR1 return by 31 January 2022 be delegated to the Director Finance (Section 151 Officer).

 

Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Hodgson


11/01/2022 - 2022/23 Budget Strategy and Medium Term Financial Plan ref: 2206    For Determination


Report on the 2021/22 Budget Strategy and Medium Term Financial Plan

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Decision:

Agreed:

 

RECOMMENDED that Council note the contents of the report and approve the proposals to establish a balanced revenue budget and capital programme.

 

Reason for Decision: As set out in the report.

 

 

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Hodgson


11/01/2022 - Members' Training ref: 2214    For Determination


To receive the quarterly report  on the progress of work on the members’ training programme and Members’ attendance for the training sessions during the last quarter.

 

Decision Maker: Executive

Made at meeting: 11/01/2022 - Executive

Decision published: 12/01/2022

Effective from: 11/01/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Street