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.
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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.