Performance Management is about agreeing objectives, monitoring performance against targets, identifying opportunities for improvement and making the necessary changes to ensure that Dartford Borough Council is delivering quality public services.
Comprehensive Performance Assessment
The Council has been judged as a 'good' authority under the local government Comprehensive Performance Assessment (CPA) PDF, 556.7 KB. The inspection was carried out by the independent Audit Commission, and the inspection category is derived from a scored assessment of the full range of council services.
Corporate Plan 2014 - 2017
The Corporate Plan sets out the Council's overall vision for the area, which is:
To make Dartford "the place of quality and choice, a place where people choose to live, work and enjoy their leisure time".
The Plan delivers this vision through the following five themes:
- Economic Development and Regeneration
- Health and Well Being
- Safer Communities
- Environment and Sustainability
- Housing and Stronger Communities
In addition, the Plan includes a theme relating to the Council itself:
- A Council Performing Strongly
Under each of these themes is a set of strategic aims and objectives around what the Council would like to achieve.
Performance under the Plan is measured through a set of Performance Indicators.
The Council has a strategy to ensure the collection of data to inform its performance indicators is of the highest possible quality and standard.
Contact Policy & Corporate Support or call 01322 343470.