The Committee considered a report on
performance against relevant Key Performance Indicators for Quarter
1. Officers responded to questions from Members on detailed aspects
of the report.
In the ensuing discussion, the following main
points were made:
Small Community Grants – Officers will include information in
the narrative to indicate how many applications have been received
and the value of those applications.
Number of Affordable Housing Completions – It was highlighted
that some Worcester households are relocated to new developments
outside the city, which the target figure does not include.
Officers stated that some information about this can be given in
Tennis in the Park – Officers acknowledged that there has
been some delay in proceeding with this project. The tender will be
City Centre Public Space Protection Order – Member comments
about skateboarding in Cathedral Square were noted. A final
proposal will be brought to this Committee in October 2019 so that
a detailed options appraisal can be presented.
Health Inequalities in the Homeless Population in the City –
Following the Worcestershire Housing First Workshop on
1st July there will be continued discussion with key
agencies on what the model should look like for Worcester City.
Report format – Officers acknowledged that where graphs show
zero, the narrative should provide further explanation. With regard
to year-on-year comparisons, Officers will look at 2019/20 targets
and establish whether any should be revised.
Percentage of HMOs Licensed – Officers can provide Members
with information on numbers by Ward.
RESOLVED: That the Committee note:
the Council’s Quarter 1 performance for 2019/20;
the proposed revised due dates for key projects as
stated in the relevant project narrative in Appendix 1.