To deliver our service with reduced funding in an ever changing world, we need to be a robust, effectively managed, highly capable team.
We are working towards this by:
Evaluation – Critical evaluation of our service delivery. Opportunity – Identifying and maximising opportunities to acquire funding and to secure sources of revenue. Involvement – Active involvement at regional and national level with industry groups. Knowledge and skill – Having a strong plan to develop our people to meet the service needs. Management – Managing projects, change and performance. Discipline – Being disciplined, consistent and with clear accountabilities Financial Control – Robust processes to manage service finances.
working with local communities, community groups, local businesses and other agencies to identify opportunities for self-help schemes or match-funding to deliver improvement schemes to meet local needs
recovering our reasonable costs and seeking opportunities to generate income
Involvement: To ensure we are:
collaborating with others and
influencing the development of professional thinking and practice.
Evaluation: To ensure that we are:
using the resources available to us as efficiently as possible
learning from our experiences
understand how we are performing compared to other authorities facing similar challenges
sharing experiences and working with others to maximise opportunities
listening to and supporting our parish and town councils and communities
Knowledge and skill: To ensure that our people:
are equipped with the knowledge and skills the business needs
apply their skills throughout the service
understand their role and responsibilities and are supported to deliver them
are empowered to think creatively and bring about effective changes in support of our highway strategy
Management: To ensure that business improvements are:
implemented in a controlled manner
delivered at appropriate speed
achieving what we set out to do
action is taken when we identify issues comfortable