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Hindmarsh Shire

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Performance Summary: 2017-2018

Animal Management

Provision of animal management and responsible pet ownership services to the community including monitoring, registration, enforcement and education

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Time taken to action animal management requests
1 days
1.61 days 2.19 days
Animals reclaimed from council
36.09%
49.31% 50.34%
Cost of animal management service per registered animal
$92.33
$65.68 $59.95
Animal management prosecutions
Not applicable for this reporting period
5.00 13.73

Aquatic Facilities

Provision of indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities to the community and visitors for wellbeing, water safety, sport and recreation

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Health inspections of aquatic facilities
0.75
1.13 1.61
Reportable safety incidents at aquatic facilities
0.00
0.00 1.53
Cost of indoor aquatic facilities per visit
Service not provided
$7.05 $2.79
Cost of outdoor aquatic facilities per visit
$17.42
$12.04 $11.66
Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population
3.40
3.58 5.10

Food Safety

Provision of food safety services to the community including registrations, education, monitoring, inspections and compliance

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Time taken to action food complaints
1 days
1.36 days 1.76 days
Percentage of required food safety assessments undertaken
88.24%
87.40% 94.61%
Cost of food safety service per premises
$900.07
$562.63 $489.47
Percentage of critical and major non-compliance outcome notifications followed up by council
Not applicable for this reporting period
92.01% 93.80%

Governance

Provision of good governance to the community including making and implementing decisions with reference to community engagement, policy frameworks and agreed practice

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Council decisions made at meetings closed to the public
16.13%
10.57% 9.29%
Community satisfaction with community consultation and engagement
60/100
53/100 56/100
Councillor attendance at council meetings
96.97%
93.52% 93.23%
Cost of governance per councillor
$46,391.67
$43,261.54 $47,505.59
Community satisfaction with council decisions
60/100
52/100 54/100

Home and Community Care

Provision of support to frail older people and younger people with disabilities living at home and their carers whose capacity for independent living is at risk. Reporting on this service area ceased on 1 July 2016 due to changes in the local government sector, as a result of introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP). Data for 2014/15 and 2015/16 can be viewed in the detailed service area report.

Performance data not available

Reporting on this service area ceased on 1 July 2016 due to changes in the local government sector, as a result of introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP). View past data and comments

Libraries

Provision of print and digital based resources to the community in a variety of formats including collection services, e-services, research tools and interactive learning programs

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Number of times a library resource is borrowed
1.21
2.52 4.65
Proportion of library resources less than 5 years old
37.71%
55.29% 64.73%
Cost of library service per visit
$11.28
$7.44 $6.82
Active library members in municipality
9.11%
16.21% 15.82%

Maternal and Child Health

Provision of universal access to health services for children from birth to school age and their families including early detection, referral, monitoring and recording of child health and development

Performance data not available

The Hindmarsh Shire council is not directly responsible for the delivery of this service area, so there is no performance data available.

Roads

Provision of a network of sealed local roads under the control of the municipal council to all road users

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Sealed local road requests per 100km of sealed local roads
11.69
39.44 45.89
Sealed local roads maintained to condition standards
99.83%
95.33% 95.71%
Cost of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre
$24.05
$43.82 $84.34
Cost of sealed local road resealing per square metre
$4.78
$4.98 $13.53
Community satisfaction with sealed local roads
48/100
48/100 55/100

Statutory Planning

Provision of land use and development assessment services to applicants and the community including advice and determination of applications

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Time taken to decide planning applications
58 days
51.21 days 69.69 days
Planning applications decided within required time frames
68.97%
73.81% 69.63%
Cost of statutory planning service per planning application
$4,454.36
$2,466.62 $2,459.07
Council planning decisions upheld at VCAT
50.00%
65.67% 61.19%

Waste Collection

Provision of kerbside waste collection service to the community including garbage and recyclables

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Kerbside bin collection requests per 1,000 households
10.63
58.17 99.66
Kerbside collection bins missed per 10,000 households
1.91
3.12 5.05
Cost of kerbside garbage bin collection service per bin
$168.37
$104.82 $102.52
Cost of kerbside recyclables collection service per bin
$84.65
$65.40 $42.45
Kerbside collection waste diverted from landfill
34.91%
39.78% 44.69%

Financial Performance

Provision of relevant information about the effectiveness of financial management in local government including efficiency, liquidity, obligations, operating position and stability

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Average residential rate per residential property assessment
$1,153.76
$1,426.28 $1,625.06
Expenses per property assessment
$3,361.76
$3,703.08 $3,173.85
Percentage of staff turnover
18.18%
14.00% 13.20%
Current assets as a percentage of current liabilities
431.23%
362.28% 317.53%
Unrestricted cash as a percentage of current liabilities
393.96%
128.11% 101.05%
Asset renewal as a percentage of depreciation
57.07%
77.48% 78.86%
Loans and borrowings as a percentage of rates
0.00%
12.17% 18.05%
Loans and borrowings repayments as a percentage of rates
0.00%
2.23% 3.38%
Non-current liabilities as a percentage of own source revenue
2.36%
17.66% 20.63%
Adjusted underlying surplus (or deficit) as a percentage of underlying revenue
2.70%
-1.34% 4.80%
Rates as a percentage of adjusted underlying revenue
46.95%
51.93% 59.55%
Rates as a percentage of property values in municipality
0.67%
0.61% 0.46%

Sustainable Capacity

Provision of relevant information about whether local governments have the capacity to meet the agreed service and infrastructure needs of their community

Measurement Description Hindmarsh Shire Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Expenses per head of municipal population
$3,047.91
$3,086.32 $1,934.89
Infrastructure per head of municipal population
$27,273.38
$24,350.82 $14,192.44
Population density per length of road
1.79
9.88 108.55
Own-source revenue per head of municipal population
$1,890.96
$1,882.51 $1,458.66
Recurrent grants per head of municipal population
$1,199.93
$937.94 $449.59
Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage of the municipality
2.00
3.89 5.56