To provide Members with an update on performance against the corporate plan and local service targets for 2019-20 as well as providing an update on the key business risks.
The Committee had before it, and NOTED, the Outturn 2019-2020 Performance and Risk report which highlighted performance against target, presented by the Group Manager for Performance, Governance and Data Security.
She outlined the contents of the report highlighting that this was the final report for 2019-2020 and the first report to be presented to Committee since the start of the current pandemic.
She addressed the public questions and confirmed that the risks had been scored on the information to hand at the time and were a correct reflection of the information available. She confirmed that in addition to the standard reports about 3 Rivers Developments Ltd that the Cabinet had commissioned an independent report and that this report was due to be presented to the next meeting of Cabinet. She also confirmed that the next set of performance and risk reports including the 3 Rivers Developments Ltd risks would be reviewed before July.
Consideration was given to:
· The Corporate Plan aim to reduce our Carbon Footprint
· The work of the Economic Development service during the Covid 19 pandemic with co-ordinating business support grants, community voluntary groups and the Councils shielding response
· The volume of fixed penalty notices and the staffing levels of the enforcement team
· The targets for the building of council houses
· Analysis of the housing need
Members requested an update on the current state of the Councils accounting statements and the Group Manager for Performance, Governance and Data Security confirmed that the Finance team were finalising these and Grant Thornton were currently commencing the audit.
The Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Regeneration informed the Committee that the Planning Policy Advisory Group had agreed a short life task group to review the current S106 Governance arrangements. In response to a question he confirmed that the Tiverton Masterplan would be presented to the Cabinet in August.
Note: *report previously circulated and attached to the minutes