Town Council - Monday, 5th September 2022 7.00 pm

Venue: The Manor House, Old Town Street, Dawlish, EX7 9AP

Contact: Town Clerk  Email:

No. Item

O.W.L Awards

Prior to the commencement of the formal meeting, a presentation will be made to recipients of the Outstanding with Loneliness (O.W.L) Awards.


Apologies for Absence

To receive, note and where requested approve, the reasons for apologies for absence.


Agreement of the Agenda between Parts I and II


Declarations of Interest

To declare any disclosable interests relating to the forthcoming items of business (if any).



To receive and consider requests for dispensation (if any).



To approve, sign and adopt the minutes of the Town Council meeting held on 6 July 2022. (printed document to follow).


Minutes of Committees for adoption

To receive the Minutes of the following Committee(s) for adoption (if any) – Members are requested to refer to the Town Council’s website to view said Minutes:


·         Finance & General Purposes Committee – 23 June 2022

·         Planning Committee – 30 June, and 21 July 2022.


Town Clerk's Report

To receive any updates from the Town Clerk (if any).


Town Mayor's Announcements

To receive the Town Mayor’s announcements (if any).


Town Councillor's Report


Notice of Motion pdf icon PDF 149 KB

To consider the following Notice of motion submitted by Councillors Dawson, and Taylor:


“To write to ‘the big 6’ energy companies (directly and through media) to ask for justification for, and urgent reconsideration of, dramatically increasing shareholder profits/dividends whilst residents of our parish will likely be struggling (and hence local economy will also be impacted) in addition to the local Member of Parliament, and Prime Minister.”


Vacancy - Finance & General Purposes Committee

To appoint any interested Member to the Finance & General Purposes Committee.


Option to Opt-Out of External Audit Regime pdf icon PDF 47 KB

Town Council is recommended to continue opting-in to the limited assurance reviews provided by the Smaller Authorities’ Audit Appointments (SAAA) appointed External Auditor.


South West Ambulance Service - Defibrillator Contract Renewal pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To consider


(a)    renewing the Town Council’s service and maintenance contract with South West Ambulance Service for a further four years, and

(b)   whether to financially support, and / or commit to ongoing maintenance of an additional defibrillator unit to be sited at the Community Transport building in the Barton Car Park.


Timeview and Maintenance Renewal - August 2022-July 2023 pdf icon PDF 154 KB

To consider renewing the on-going maintenance and annual TimeView renewal of the Town Council’s flood warning site at Dawlish Warren at a cost of £1,368 ex-VAT.


O.W.L Project

To consider approving the purchase of 10 additional Outstanding with Loneliness (O.W.L) plaques at a cost of £10 plus VAT per plaque.

Part II - Private

Items which may be taken in the absence of the Public and Press on grounds that Exempt Information may be disclosed as defined in the Local Government Act 1972 and / or the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960.