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Officer Decisions

Head of Organisational Development - John Smith

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Youth offer: Head of Services for Communities’ development of a prioritised programme of work (October 2014)

Decision Taken:

Funding support (provisional and actual) from the Community Capacity Building budget to date:

  • Axminster Town Council
  • Cullompton
  • Dartmouth
  • Exeter
  • Honiton
  • Kingsbridge
  • Ottery St Mary
  • Buckfastleigh Community Development Trust
  • Buckland and Milber Community Association
  • Chudleigh

New Statements of Community Interest considered:

Applicant (SCI)  Head of Services for Communities decision
Buckfastleigh Community Development Trust Support for development
Buckland and Milber
Buckland and Milber Community Association Support for development
Chudleigh Youth Centre Charitable Trust Support for development
Great Torrington
Great Torrington Community Development Trust Not supported
Salvation Army Defer pending conversation with other applicant
Exeter YMCA Defer pending conversation with other applicant
Tavistock Youth Cafe Not supported
Wembury Open Awards Group Support for development


Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

As part of the consultation process on proposals for changes to the Devon Youth Offer and in line with Council policy, community groups and interested parties had been asked to register their interest in taking on assets.

Cabinet asked the Head to develop a prioritised programme of work to progress those statements of community interest (SCI) suitable for development with local communities (Cabinet minute 195-11 June 2014 refers).

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:


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:


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Decision Date:
2 October 2014

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