Decision details


Decision Maker: Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee gave consideration to a report providing an update on the matter of dog fouling, the Council’s available resource to manage this issue and promoting a social media campaign to educate irresponsible individuals who don’t clean up after their dogs.




The Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee –


1.    Welcomed and endorsed the ongoing work to help reduce dog fouling.


2.    Approved the proposals to introduce a campaign around dog fouling.


3.    Recognised that everyone has a part to play in the campaign, and noted that Councillor Robin Currie, as Committee Chair and Council Leader, will write to all community councils in Argyll and Bute and other partners seeking their assistance in this partnership approach.


4.    Agreed the content of the dog fouling briefing and campaign posters in Appendix 1 of the submitted report, and instructed the production of additional posters for provision to community councils in order that the message is circulated even more widely across Argyll and Bute. 


(Reference:  Report by Executive Director with responsibility for Roads and Infrastructure dated April 2021, submitted)

Publication date: 08/06/2021

Date of decision: 03/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 03/06/2021 - Environment, Development and Infrastructure Committee

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