Corporate Performance Report Quarter 4 2016-17

 

Cabinet                                   27 July 2017

 

Report Author                         Tim Willis, Director of Corporate Resources

 

Portfolio Holder                      Cllr Crow-Brown, Cabinet Member for Corporate Governance

 

Status                                     Information

 

Classification:                         Unrestricted

 

Key Decision                          No

 

Ward:                                      All Wards

 

Executive Summary:

This report presents the Corporate Performance Report for the period April 2016 to March 2017 – setting out the performance of the Council against the Corporate Plan.

 

Recommendation(s):

To note the Council’s performance for the period up to 31 March 2017

 

CORPORATE IMPLICATIONS

Financial and Value for Money

All activities listed have been planned within the Council’s agreed budget.  Remedial actions will usually be carried out within existing budgets, where this is not possible funding proposals will be taken through the appropriate channels in keeping with the Council’s established financial controls.

Legal

There are no legal implications directly arising from this report.

 

Corporate

This is the monitoring report against the Corporate Priorities as agreed at Council on 15 October 2015 and details the performance against the targets set.

Equalities Act 2010 & Public Sector Equality Duty

Members are reminded of the requirement, under the Public Sector Equality Duty (section 149 of the Equality Act 2010) to have due regard to the aims of the Duty at the time the decision is taken.  The aims of the Duty are: (i) eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment, victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Act, (ii) advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it, and (iii) foster good relations  between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it.

 

Protected characteristics: age, gender, disability, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief and pregnancy & maternity.  Only aim (i) of the Duty applies to Marriage & civil partnership.

 

 

Please indicate which is aim is relevant to the report.

Eliminate unlawful discrimination, harassment, victimisation and other conduct prohibited by the Act,

 

Advance equality of opportunity between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it

X

 

Foster good relations between people who share a protected characteristic and people who do not share it.

 

 

The report looks to monitor the performance of the Council across all the residents within the District.  

 

An Equalities Impact Assessment has been undertaken and there is no reason to state at this time that the content of the Corporate Priorities will negatively impact on any groups with protected characteristics.  The priorities focus on improving the quality of life in Thanet for all.  Opportunities to further the aims of the Duty will be investigated during equality impact analysis of individual projects, plans and strategies arising from the priorities.

 

CORPORATE PRIORITIES

 

CORPORATE VALUES

A Clean and Welcoming Environment

ü

 

Delivering Value for Money

ü

Promoting Inward Investment and Job Creation

ü

 

Supporting the Workforce

ü

Supporting Neighbourhoods

ü

 

Promoting Open Communications

ü

 

 

1.0       Introduction and Background

 

1.1         The Council’s Corporate Plan (CP) 2015-2019 was approved by Council on 15 October 2015. It sets out three key priorities the Council will focus on over the next four years with three corporate values that identify the way the council will work in order to deliver its priorities.

 

1.2         Annex 1 shows trend information on Key Performance Indicators and contextual information to ascertain the progress of the District against the corporate priorities and values.

 

1.3         Annex 2 outlines the key focus for the council with timescales aligned to the corporate priorities and values.

 

1.4         Annex 3 outlines highlights to date, aligned to the corporate priorities and values.

 


 

 

2.0       Current Performance

 

2.1       The information attached outlines the Council’s performance for the quarter ended 31 March 2017. The following table summarises performance against targets:

Summary of RAG rating

Section of Report

R

A

G

Clean and Welcoming Environment

3

1

4

Supporting Neighbourhoods

4

1

1

Promoting Inward Investment and Job Creation

1

0

3

Statistical Information

2

1

 

Partner Performance

1

1

11

Total

11

4

19

 

 

2.2       The following chart summarises the change in performance against targets from quarter to quarter:

 

 

2.3       The movement in performance between the last 2 quarters is as follows:

 

Performance indicator trend – positive

Q3

Q4

Number of street scene enforcement actions

R

G

Number of fishing and angling boats in Ramsgate Marina

A

G

Freedom of Information Response Rate within 10 days

R

A

Average re-let time in days (all stock including major works)

R

A

Current tenant arrears as a percentage of the projected annual rental income

R

G

 

 

 

3.0       Options

 

3.1       Cabinet to note the content of this report.

 

 

 

 

Contact Officer:

Ramesh Prashar – Head of Financial Services

Reporting to:

Tim Willis – Director of Corporate Resources

 

Annex List

 

Annex 1

Annex 1 – Key Performance Trends

Annex 2

Annex 2 – Key Focuses

Annex 3

Annex 3 – Highlights

 

Background Papers

 

Title

Details of where to access copy

Corporate Priorities 2015-2019

http://tdc-mgapp-01:9070/ieListDocuments.aspx?CId=141&MId=4084&Ver=4

Corporate Priorities 2015-2019, Equalities Impact Assessment

Email: Carol.cook@thanet.gov.uk

 

Corporate Consultation

 

Finance

Ramesh Prashar – Head of Financial Services

Legal