The Motion was debated, with Cllrs unanimous about the need to address the issues. However, a majority of Cllrs voted against, preferring the proposal by Cllr Tony Howard to set up a Task and Finish Forum to "get evidence before wasting government time".
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The article discusses the Capital Asset Value for Amenity Trees system, developed by Chris Neilan, Landscape Officer and Aboriculturist at Epping Forest District Council in England. Neilan claims the system provides a tool to give trees a monetary value in order to manage the trees as public assets. The system considers the initial cost of a tree and accounts for its health, life expectancy, and location.
Putting a price on trees - Tags: TREES -- Economic aspects FORESTS & forestry -- England
CommentsClaire Wright - Your Independent East Devon District Councillor for Ottery Rural
See also: Futures Forum: Protecting trees in East Devon: District Council to debate