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Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Highways, Infrastructure Development and Waste - David Whitton

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Release of funding from the agreed annual budget for 2016/17 to Devon Communities Recycling Network.



Decision Taken:

To release the funding



Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

At its meeting on 4th February 2016 the Devon Authorities Waste Recycling Committee resolved that the Head of Highways, Capital Development Waste, in consultation with the Chairman and/or Vice-Chairman of DAWRRC, be authorised to release funding to the Devon Community Recycling Network allocated for 2016/17 only when a new Co-ordinator has been appointed and a satisfactory Proposal for the operation of the Network has been received and agreed by partner authorities. (see Minute 67)

  • DCRN has appointed a new coordinator
  • the Proposal for 2016/17  has been agreed (click to see the proposals)
  • Both the Chair and Vice Chair of DAWRRC have been consulted and agreed to the release of the funding





Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

To withhold the funding.  This would prevent delivery of the agreed 2016/17 proposal.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

No conflicts of interest are known of.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Annette Dentith
Decision Date:
20 May 2016

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: