Agenda and minutes

Community Grant Panel - Wednesday, 18th December, 2019 3.00 pm

Venue: Axe Room, Blackdown House, Border Road, Honiton, EX14 1EJ

Contact: Wendy Harris, Democratic Services Officer, 01395 517542 

No. Item


Public Speaking


There were no public speakers.


Minutes of previous meeting pdf icon PDF 181 KB


The minutes of the Community Grant Panel held on 24 July 2019 were confirmed as a true record with the following addition that delegated authority had been given to the Chairman to award additional funding of £2,500 to Dalwood Community Shop.


Declarations of Interest

Guidance is available online to Councillors and co-opted members on making declarations of interest



There were no declarations of interests.


Parishes Together Fund amendment request from Colyton Parish Council pdf icon PDF 107 KB

Amendments to a drainage and ditching project from Colyton Parish Council.


Jamie Buckley, Engagement & Funding Officer reported that Colyton Parish Council had submitted amendments to a drainage and ditching project that had previously been approved for £1,292.90.


It was noted that the release of the first ditch by Devon County Council may have revealed other issues that may not have been known.


RECOMMENDED:    that the amendments to a drainage and ditching project for £1,292.90 be supported.


Confidential/exempt items

To agree any items to be dealt with after the public (including press) have been excluded. There are no items that officers recommend should be dealt with in this way.



There were no items that officers recommended should be dealt with requiring exclusion of the public or press.


Discussion of Crowdfund East Devon pdf icon PDF 73 KB


Members considered the Crowdfunding East Devon Report that outlined the possible recommendations.



1.    that the Community Grant Panel / East Devon District Council formally propose to Devon County Council to keep monies left in the Crowdfund East Devon pot at the end of 2019 / 2020 to keep running the crowdfunding scheme in 2020 / 2021 be agreed.

2.    That if there are an appropriate amount of monies leftover, the Community Grants Panel  / East Devon District Council formally propose to Devon County Council that we use some of these monies to set up a small grants scheme in 2020 / 2021 for our not for profit groups be agreed.