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Maroondah City

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Performance Summary: 2016-2017

Animal Management

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

Measurement Description Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Time taken to action animal management requests
1.7 days
2.55 days 2.06 days
Animals reclaimed from council
54.70%
54.69% 51.24%
Cost of animal management service per registered animal
$30.65
$52.89 $53.75
Animal management prosecutions
3.00
11.71 10.84

Aquatic Facilities

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

Measurement Description Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Health inspections of aquatic facilities
2.00
2.48 1.71
Reportable safety incidents at aquatic facilities
0.00
2.26 1.36
Cost of indoor aquatic facilities per visit
$-0.67
$0.46 $2.76
Cost of outdoor aquatic facilities per visit
$6.75
$5.57 $12.03
Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population
11.20
7.32 5.27

Food Safety

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

Measurement Description Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Time taken to action food complaints
1.9 days
1.92 days 2.56 days
Percentage of required food safety assessments undertaken
98.53%
101.06% 93.20%
Cost of food safety service per premises
$639.70
$528.45 $477.02
Percentage of critical and major non-compliance outcome notifications followed up by council
95.06%
97.58% 91.48%

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 Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Council decisions made at meetings closed to the public
11.90%
7.17% 9.45%
Community satisfaction with community consultation and engagement
55/100
58/100 55/100
Councillor attendance at council meetings
91.45%
94.55% 94.34%
Cost of governance per councillor
$49,529.78
$53,354.08 $47,978.61
Community satisfaction with council decisions
58/100
59/100 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 Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Number of times a library resource is borrowed
10.02
5.70 4.49
Proportion of library resources less than 5 years old
77.40%
72.20% 64.77%
Cost of library service per visit
$2.65
$6.49 $6.39
Active library members in municipality
14.87%
18.12% 16.93%

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

Measurement Description Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Participation in first MCH home visit
102.78%
100.38% 101.47%
Infant enrolments in the MCH service
100.07%
100.87% 99.85%
Cost of the MCH service
$86.04
$76.17 $76.26
Participation in the MCH service
78.13%
77.67% 78.00%
Participation in the MCH service by Aboriginal children
74.44%
76.40% 72.93%

Roads

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

Measurement Description Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Sealed local road requests per 100km of sealed local roads
96.25
82.56 47.10
Sealed local roads maintained to condition standards
97.25%
94.97% 96.12%
Cost of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre
$209.37
$153.53 $83.91
Cost of sealed local road resealing per square metre
$33.68
$25.04 $11.97
Community satisfaction with sealed local roads
66/100
66/100 54/100

Statutory Planning

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

Measurement Description Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Time taken to decide planning applications
39 days
97.75 days 72.54 days
Planning applications decided within required time frames
80.00%
58.83% 70.06%
Cost of statutory planning service per planning application
$1,617.39
$2,469.69 $2,311.71
Council planning decisions upheld at VCAT
48.94%
54.14% 58.73%

Waste Collection

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

Measurement Description Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Kerbside bin collection requests per 1,000 households
61.33
120.83 101.19
Kerbside collection bins missed per 10,000 households
2.49
5.68 4.51
Cost of kerbside garbage bin collection service per bin
$101.64
$106.81 $102.30
Cost of kerbside recyclables collection service per bin
$30.14
$23.51 $37.34
Kerbside collection waste diverted from landfill
54.94%
45.87% 44.52%

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 Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Average residential rate per residential property assessment
$1,383.98
$1,564.95 $1,571.58
Expenses per property assessment
$2,457.08
$2,517.44 $3,076.54
Percentage of staff turnover
5.83%
11.80% 12.10%
Current assets as a percentage of current liabilities
185.64%
258.38% 293.07%
Unrestricted cash as a percentage of current liabilities
-14.70%
66.92% 96.18%
Asset renewal as a percentage of depreciation
100.29%
91.75% 77.30%
Loans and borrowings as a percentage of rates
25.86%
18.25% 20.75%
Loans and borrowings repayments as a percentage of rates
2.79%
3.05% 3.62%
Non-current liabilities as a percentage of own source revenue
19.07%
14.00% 22.64%
Adjusted underlying surplus (or deficit) as a percentage of underlying revenue
8.10%
12.63% 9.00%
Rates as a percentage of adjusted underlying revenue
62.82%
65.08% 57.59%
Rates as a percentage of property values in municipality
0.26%
0.24% 0.45%

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 Maroondah City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Expenses per head of municipal population
$1,056.63
$1,205.54 $1,888.36
Infrastructure per head of municipal population
$6,940.72
$5,867.93 $13,619.21
Population density per length of road
238.43
278.85 104.34
Own-source revenue per head of municipal population
$976.67
$1,207.11 $1,423.45
Recurrent grants per head of municipal population
$126.36
$144.23 $569.18
Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage of the municipality
9.00
7.59 5.47

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