The Committee considered the annual and
quarter 4 performance report. Officers responded to questions from
Members on detailed aspects of the report.
In the ensuing discussion, the following main
points were made:
In relation to enforcement, particularly dog fouling, Officers were
asked what can be done to target particular areas and to raise
public awareness. In response, Officers acknowledged that a more
proactive approach could be taken and will look at this. Reference
was made to the Task and Finish Group that has been set up by
Environment Committee to look at deployment of enforcement
resources across the Council.
It was noted that the number of sport and play activity
participants peaked in quarter 2 and has fallen since. Officers
were of the view that there had been a plateau effect following the
introduction of new activities but this would be taken up via
quarterly meetings with the contractors.
With reference to delivery of Affordable Housing Developments,
Officers will provide Members with a written response to clarify
the other 2 locations and how “affordable” is
In relation to number of reported crime incidents, Officers will
ask analyst to consider how the data can be made more
In relation to Health Inequalities in the Homeless Population,
Officers will provide more information on the housing first model
specification via a written response.
RESOLVED: That the Committee:
note the Council’s annual and quarter 4
performance for 2018/19; and
note the proposed revised due dates for key projects as
stated in the relevant project narrative in Appendix 1.