Venue: Committee Room 2 - Civic Centre, St Peter's Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1SH
Contact: Dereck Francis
Tel: 01902 555835 or Email: email@example.com
Apologies for absence
Apologies for absence were submitted on behalf
of Cllr Sandra Samuels.
Declarations of interests
No declarations of interests were made.
Minutes of the previous meeting - 19 September 2016 PDF 69 KB
That the minutes
of the previous meeting held on 19 September 2016 be approved as a
correct record and signed by the Chair.
[To consider any matters arising from the
minutes of the previous meeting]
There were no matters arising from the minutes
of the previous meeting.
Housing Managing Agents Performance Monitoring Report - Quarter Two 2016/17 PDF 156 KB
[To review and comment on the quarter two
Kenny Aitchison, Service Manager
Housing Strategy/Development presented the report on quarter two
performance of Wolverhampton Homes (WH) and the Tenant Management
Organisations (TMOs) management and maintenance of council owned
properties. Overall there had been strong performance by WH and the
TMO’s and there were no particular areas of
Peter Bilson commented that the Delivery Plan Monitoring Group very
positive in its consideration of the report at its meeting last
John Reynolds asked whether anything could be done in response to
the reported difficulties in letting some of the three bedroomed
properties on the New Park Village estate due to the size of the
third bedroom. The Service Manager Housing
Strategy/Development reported that the situation had been reviewed
and it was not easy to resolve. The
layout of the properties lent themselves to conversion from three
bedroomed properties to two bedroomed properties.
Steve Evans welcomed the performance on voids and allocations for
quarter two of 2016/17 and particular when compared to the same
quarter in the previous year. He asked what had changed to deliver
the improved performance. Lesley Roberts, Strategic Director of
Housing reported that WH were concerned about the performance on
voids and allocations so Simon Aldis, Project Officer took a
personal lead with WH officers to make inroads into the
performance of the housing management agents for quarter two of
2016/17 be received and noted.
Information Governance Performance Report - Quarter Two 2016/17 PDF 74 KB
[To receive and comment on the quarter two
Anna Zollino-Biscotti, Senior Information
Governance Officer presented the report on the performance of
Information Governance for quarter two (July to September 2016).
The report showed continued excellent performance by the Council in
its response to Freedom of Information/ Environmental Information
(FOI) and Subject Access Requests (SARs) received.
Cllr John Reynolds asked whether there were
any sections within the Council who needed to be encouraged to
undertake the mandatory protecting information training
module. The Senior Information
Governance Officer reported that she could report back on those
areas who were performing well.
performance for Information Governance for quarter two of 2016/17
Performance Indicator WCP1063 (percentage of employees who have a current appraisal) PDF 79 KB
[To provide an update on the
performance indicator WCP1063]
Keith Ireland, Managing Director presented an update report on
progress regarding performance indicator WCP1063 (percentage of our
eligible workforce who have a current appraisal).
The indicator was important because it provided
reassurance that employees were receiving appraisals in line with
the corporate policy. It was vital that employees received
appraisals so that they are clear about their objectives and what
they need to deliver and how this fitted in with the wider
corporate priorities and the values of their work to the
The Chair welcomed the improvement in
performance on this indicator. Cllr
Paul Sweet also reported that he was reassured to learn that the
Council’s Audit Team would be undertaking an audit of the
proposed process for monitoring and improving
appraisal completion percentages be noted.