TRANSITION FROM COMPREHENSIVE PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT TO COMPREHENSIVE AREA ASSESSMENT
Decision status: Awaiting Implementation
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Cabinet were provided with an update on the changes to the Audit Commission’s approach to assessing the performance of partnerships and other public bodies, including local authorities.
The Leader of the Council referred to the Council’s revised CPA rating – increasing to a 3 star authority – and congratulated all staff that had contributed to this achievement. Councillor Foulkes requested that Cabinet members arrange to visit staff within their portfolios to congratulate them.
Resolved – That
(1) the changes arising from the introduction of the CAA framework be noted; and
(2) an improvement plan be brought back to Cabinet that integrates the organisational and area assessments, use of resources and managing performance elements on the assessment, and that provides a diagnostic evaluation of strengths and areas for improvement.
Publication date: 24/03/2009
Date of decision: 19/03/2009
Decided at meeting: 19/03/2009 - Cabinet
Effective from: 01/04/2009