Service planning to ensure good performance at the council involves:
- setting objectives
- agreeing actions
- developing performance measures
- setting targets
Corporate planning involves the whole organisation, and covers 3 time periods.
Long term (5 years)
The council’s long term plan is outlined in The Council Plan.
Medium term (3 years)
Each department publishes a departmental service plan to explain the work that will happen in the various sections over the next 3 years to deliver the key measures of success.
Short term (1 year)
Within departments there are business plans which set out the work of each section - these are monitored internally.