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Portfolio Performance and Resources - Annual Report 2018/19

Meeting: 03/06/2019 - Communities & Housing Scrutiny Committee (Item 4)

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To consider a report of the Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration.

 

The report provides a summary of progress in delivering the portfolio priorities, reform programme and other key projects since the final update report, with a focus on the fourth quarter of the year (January to March). It includes out-turn performance and financial data (where this is available) for the Portfolio, along with updates on the portfolio savings programme.

 

The Scrutiny Committee is recommended to:-

 

·         Consider the Annual Portfolio Performance and Resource Report; 

·         Review the progress against delivering key projects, priority outcomes, targets and budgets for 2017/18;

·         Highlight key areas of and responsibility for taking forward corrective action to address any performance or resource issues;

·         Highlight any significant issues or changes to be fed back to the Cabinet alongside the Corporate Performance and Resource Report;

·         Identify how areas of strong performance and good practice can be shared in other services.

 

Officer contact: Alan Lawson on 0161 474 5397 or email: alan.lawson@stockport.gov.uk

 

Officer contact: Kora Yohannan on 0161 474 4032 or email: kora.yohannan@stockport.gov.uk

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Corporate Director for Place Management & Regeneration submitted a report (copies of which had been circulated) detailing a summary of progress in delivering the portfolio priorities, reform programme and other key projects since the final update report, with a focus on the fourth quarter of the year (January to March).  The report included out-turn performance and financial data (where this was available) for the Portfolio, along with updates on the portfolio savings programme.

 

The following comments were made/ issues raised:-

 

·         The active of use of CCTV to identify those responsible for fly-tipping and the resultant increase successful prosecutions was welcomed.

·         The action being taken to reduce the number of empty properties was welcomed.

·         Concern was expressed in relation to the number of food businesses that failed to achieve 4 or 5 stars in food hygiene inspections.

·         The delivery of affordable housing had fallen short of its target and it was requested that a report be brought forward to a future meeting of the Scrutiny Committee detailing the action being taken by the Council in this area.

·         The delivery of high density housing in Stockport needed to be sensitive to its location and whether it contributed to the development of a viable balance of density

·         It was commented that the number of failed bin collections was an increasing concern and was an issue which frequently attracted complaints to elected members.

 

RESOLVED – That the report be noted.