Information on why and how we monitor our performance and our latest performance report
On this page you will find information on why and how we monitor our performance and our latest performance report.
Headlines: February 2019
Performance against 20 of 40 objectives was on or above target.
It is important that we monitor our performance in order to make informed decisions and focus on the things that matter to local people. We have identified the things that we believe are most important to local people and set out as priorities in our County Plan what we aim to achieve in the next year.
We review our performance to ensure we are making good progress and so that we can make the decisions needed to keep our business on track and manage resources, budgets and staff. We also have a duty to local tax payers to be open and accountable for how we are performing.
The Council’s approach to Corporate Performance Management has recently been reviewed and as a result a framework whereby all performance dimensions are considered alongside each other in order to make better decisions, and through which we can provide clarity on our objectives, the measures which really answer our performance questions, and build a more empowering system with more constructive challenge built in.
The latest performance report went to Cabinet on Monday 11 February 2019.
To view the full covering report which provides an introduction and overview of progress please click here and to view Appendix A click here.
Performance Reports are produced four times a year, copies of all previous reports can be found on the Cabinet papers page or by clicking here
If you have any comments, questions or queries on our performance please contact your local County Councillor or the Planning and Performance Group.
Contact: Planning and Performance Group,
Address: Somerset County Council, County Hall, Taunton, TA1 4DY
Phone: 01823 359188
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