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Annual Performance Report

Published: 15/10/2014

Flintshire County Council’s performance during 2013-14 will be discussed at a Cabinet meeting on Thursday 16 October before the publication of the Council’s Annual Performance Report. The report reviews the Council’s progress against the priorities set out in the Improvement Plan and summarises the achievements of the organisation. Last year the Council: · Assisted residents in managing £7.27m debt, and securing £2.35m additional income · Reduced occupational therapy waiting lists with over 90 per cent of people feeling their “needs had been fully met” · Achieved the highest overall satisfaction rate with education by a Local Authority (Source: National Survey for Wales 2013/14) · Resurfaced 22.6km of roads and redressed a further 23.7km · Supported the creation of 838 new jobs within Deeside Enterprise Zone · Established a property management company North East Wales Homes to fund further development of affordable housing · Supported more than 100 people to secure employment through jobs and employability clubs in six of the most deprived wards in the area · Co-located the first team of Social Workers, Occupational Therapists and District Nurses within Holywell Community Hospital Councillor Billy Mullin, Cabinet Member for Corporate Management said: “The Council has proved to be a high performing organisation, setting targets and meeting the priorities stated in the Improvement Plan. As the Council improves year on year it means services for residents are constantly improving.” A special meeting of Flintshire County Council has been arranged for 22 October to request councillors’ endorsement of the report. Once published, the report will be made available on the Council’s website and paper copies can be generated as required. Supporting documents which provide the more detailed information will also be available. A summary of the report will be included within the e-magazine Your Council.