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Stonnington City

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Performance Summary: 2018-2019

Animal Management

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

Measurement Description Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Time taken to action animal management requests
1.12 days
1.89 days 2.03 days
Animals reclaimed from council
50.68%
54.46% 50.95%

Aquatic Facilities

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

Measurement Description Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Health inspections of aquatic facilities
1.00
2.67 1.90
Number of visits to aquatic facilities per head of municipal population
5.30
7.15 5.11

Food Safety

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

Measurement Description Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Time taken to action food complaints
2.88 days
1.84 days 2.07 days
Percentage of required food safety assessments undertaken
91.58%
98.71% 94.82%
Cost of food safety service per premises
$643.29
$524.91 $484.34
Percentage of critical and major non-compliance outcome notifications followed up by council
90.75%
98.82% 95.66%

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 Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Council decisions made at meetings closed to the public
14.47%
8.58% 9.55%
Community satisfaction with community consultation and engagement
56/100
61/100 56/100
Councillor attendance at council meetings
89.37%
91.75% 91.70%
Cost of governance per councillor
$57,214.56
$53,933.69 $48,340.83
Community satisfaction with council decisions
58/100
61/100 55/100

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 Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Number of times a library resource is borrowed
5.00
6.03 4.63
Proportion of library resources less than 5 years old
99.94%
72.04% 66.13%
Active library members in municipality
15.46%
16.96% 15.41%

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 Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Infant enrolments in the MCH service
101.43%
101.24% 100.73%
Cost of the MCH service
$97.33
$80.08 $81.48
Participation in the MCH service
78.84%
77.54% 77.87%
Participation in the MCH service by Aboriginal children
73.33%
78.37% 77.81%

Roads

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

Measurement Description Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Sealed local road requests per 100km of sealed local roads
51.52
80.07 45.30
Sealed local roads maintained to condition standards
98.79%
95.16% 96.48%
Cost of sealed local road reconstruction per square metre
$133.99
$157.22 $89.97
Cost of sealed local road resealing per square metre
$21.52
$26.91 $13.24
Community satisfaction with sealed local roads
70/100
68/100 57/100

Statutory Planning

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

Measurement Description Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Time taken to decide planning applications
86 days
85.98 days 69.6 days
Planning applications decided within required time frames
66.00%
62.35% 70.17%
Cost of statutory planning service per planning application
$4,053.98
$2,810.14 $2,615.43
Council planning decisions upheld at VCAT
48.00%
52.54% 52.64%

Waste Collection

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

Measurement Description Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Kerbside bin collection requests per 1,000 households
138.73
117.88 104.58
Kerbside collection bins missed per 10,000 households
3.80
6.39 4.91
Cost of kerbside garbage bin collection service per bin
$119.87
$109.06 $106.59
Cost of kerbside recyclables collection service per bin
$37.83
$48.68 $57.71
Kerbside collection waste diverted from landfill
34.81%
44.47% 43.94%

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 Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Expenses per property assessment
$2,523.22
$2,717.81 $3,322.88
Current assets as a percentage of current liabilities
260.39%
271.25% 319.74%
Unrestricted cash as a percentage of current liabilities
-36.38%
94.64% 94.27%
Loans and borrowings as a percentage of rates
23.25%
14.57% 16.44%
Loans and borrowings repayments as a percentage of rates
2.38%
2.35% 2.68%
Non-current liabilities as a percentage of own source revenue
14.99%
10.49% 17.93%
Adjusted underlying surplus (or deficit) as a percentage of underlying revenue
18.14%
9.09% 4.24%
Rates as a percentage of adjusted underlying revenue
56.27%
65.52% 59.45%
Rates as a percentage of property values in municipality
0.12%
0.21% 0.42%

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 Stonnington City Council Commentary Similar Councils All Councils
Expenses per head of municipal population
$1,399.63
$1,270.71 $2,021.92
Infrastructure per head of municipal population
$5,631.84
$6,066.06 $14,674.40
Population density per length of road
352.14
296.82 110.56
Own-source revenue per head of municipal population
$1,489.92
$1,217.78 $1,493.08
Recurrent grants per head of municipal population
$77.38
$123.15 $440.62
Relative Socio-Economic Disadvantage of the municipality
10.00
7.77 5.53