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Decision details

(R&E) Management of Roadside Memorials

Decision Maker: Strategic Director of Regeneration and Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To adopt process and procedure for managing roadside memorials

Decision:

ROTHERHAM METROPOLITAN BOROUGH COUNCIL

 

RECORD OF OFFICER EXECUTIVE DECISION

 

Date of Decision:

 

12/06/2019

Decision Maker:

(Including Job Title)

 

Colin Knight – Head of Highway Services

Specific Delegation:

(If any)

 

None

Brief Description of Decision:

 

 

To adopt the process for managing roadside memorials.

Reasons for the Decision:

 

 

The procedure has been developed to balance road safety concerns and the needs of the bereaved and wider community when dealing with the placing and removal of roadside tributes or memorials. Its intention is to minimise risk whilst sensitively assisting those suffering the trauma of loss.

 

Details of alternative options considered and rejected:

 

The alternative was to continue without a definitive process for managing roadside memorials

Conflicts of interest declared by any Executive Member consulted by the decision maker which relates to the decision:

None

 

Dispensations Granted:

(If any)

 

None

Reports or parts of reports considered

 

Reports and procedures by other Authorities have been considered in preparing the process.

 

 

I certify that this is a true record of the executive decision in relation to the implementation of the process to manage roadside memorials.

 

Signed by the Decision Maker

Colin Knight signature 

Date:           12 June 2019

Name          Colin Knight

Job Title:   Head of Highway Services

 

Publication date: 12/06/2019

Date of decision: 12/06/2019