ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC PROTECTION
SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

10TH DECEMBER 2018

 

COMMUNITIES DEPARTMENTAL DRAFT BUSINESS PLAN 2019/20 - 2022

(Extracts relevant to the Environmental & Public Protection Scrutiny remit)

Purpose:

To give members an opportunity to review the draft Department’s business plan alongside the budget.

To consider and comment on the following issues:

Elements of the business plan relating to:-

·         Public Protection

Reasons:

·         The integration of financial and business planning to ensure the sustainability of services

·         To give an opportunity for scrutiny to have oversight and development of the business plans by elected members 

(This was also a proposal for improvement by Audit Office)

TO BE REFERRED TO THE EXECUTIVE BOARD / COUNCIL FOR DECISION:      No

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBER PORTFOLIO HOLDER:-
Councillor Philip Hughes (Public Protection)

Directorate:

Communities

Director Jake Morgan

Report Author:

Extracts for:

Jonathan Morgan

Designations:

 

Director of Community Services

 

Acting Head of Homes & Safer Communities

 

Tel Nos.

E Mail Addresses:

01267 224697

jakemorgan@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 

01267 228960

jmorgan@carmarthenshire.gov.uk

 

 


 

ENVIRONMENTAL AND PUBLIC PROTECTION
SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

10TH DECEMBER 2018

 

 

COMMUNITIES DEPARTMENTAL DRAFT BUSINESS PLAN 2019/20 - 2022

(Extracts relevant to the Environmental & Public Protection Scrutiny remit)

 

BRIEF SUMMARY OF PURPOSE OF REPORT.

 

·       The full business plan outlines the priorities for the department during 2019/2022

 

·       The version below is an extract of the aspects relevant to the Environmental and Public Protection Scrutiny and identifies the elements of the business plan relating to:

 

·        Public Protection - Environmental Protection and Business and Consumer Affairs on Page 25

 

Further work will be undertaken by the department following comments and engagement by Scrutiny and Executive board members.  Feedback from staff group’s to date has indicated that greater emphasis on an integrated Wellbeing related actions through the divisional plans would be welcomed.  Ensuring the sustainability of services through different methods in the face of growing demand was also considered important by staff.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

DETAILED REPORT ATTACHED?

YES

 

 


 

IMPLICATIONS

 

I confirm that other than those implications which have been agreed with the appropriate Directors / Heads of Service and are referred to in detail below, there are no other implications associated with this report :

Signed: Jonathan Morgan                                                     Acting Head of Homes & Safer Communities

Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

 

Legal

Finance

ICT

Risk Management Issues

Staffing Implications

Physical Assets 

YES

YES

YES

NO

YES

YES

YES

 

1. Policy, Crime & Disorder and Equalities

The Well-being Future Generations Act (2015) requires that functions of the council should maximise their contributions the Well-being Objectives set by the Council.

(Our Well-being Objectives maximise our contribution to the seven Well-being Goals of the Act and demonstrate the five ways of working.)


2.    Legal 

See 1. above


3.    Finance 

The Well-being Future Generations Act (2015) requires that we ensure that resources are allocated annually to meet our objectives.

5.    Risk Management Issues

Key risks are identified for each department and mitigating actions are outlined

6. Staffing Implication 

See Workforce Planning section of the Business Plan (Page 47-48)

7. Physical Assets

See resources section of each Business Plan (Page 46)

 

 

 

 

 


CONSULTATIONS

 

I confirm that the appropriate consultations have taken in place and the outcomes are as detailed below

 

Signed: Jonathan Morgan                                                     Acting Head of Homes & Safer Communities

1.Local Member(s)  - None

2.Community / Town Council - None

3.Relevant Partners - None

4.Staff Side Representatives and other Organisations  - None

Section 100D Local Government Act, 1972 – Access to Information

List of Background Papers used in the preparation of this report:

Title of Document

 

File Ref No.

Locations that the papers are available for public inspection

Well-being of Future Generations Act

 

Well-being of Future Generations (Wales) Act 2015

New Corporate Strategy 2018-2023

(Incorporating Carmarthenshire’s Well-being Objectives and Improvement Objectives)

 

 

New Corporate Strategy 2018-2023