Project Integra - Hampshire's integrated waste management partnership

Structure of the Partnership – Legal

The main forum for decision making within the partnership is the Strategic Board. The Board is constituted as a Joint Committee under the Local Government Act 1972. The functions of the Board are as follows:

  1. To develop a strategic policy framework.
  2. To produce and implement the annual Action Plan.
  3. To discharge, on behalf of the Partner Authorities, their functions in respect of the making of arrangements for the recycling of waste, where such arrangements:
    1. Affect two or more of the Partner Authorities; and
    2. Have been authorised by all of the Partner Authorities by being specifically referred to in the Approved Action Plan.
  4. To influence, advise and lobby government and other agencies.
  5. To commission and promote research.
  6. To develop proposals for the future development of Project Integra.
  7. To develop proposals on how the Partner Authorities can discharge their functions in the field of resource management, promote a recovery economy, improve economic, social and environmental wellbeing in Hampshire and contribute to the achievement of sustainable development.
  8. To promote opportunities for joint working, collaboration, efficiencies and economies of scale at an operational or management level.