Decision status: Recommendations approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Portfolio Holder for Council Housing Development & Services and the Service Lead Housing Assets presented the report which set out the draft business case for the review and the re-structuring of the Housing Assets service area. Following the appointment of the Service Lead Housing Assets, it had been identified that there were a number of key functions that had been overlooked and a resourcing shortfall to cover the Council’s statutory and contractual obligations.
The Portfolio Holder for Council Housing Development & Services stated that the proposal to restructure the assets team would follow the Council’s Organisational Change Policy.
The Service Lead Housing Assets explained that the restructure Business Case included in the report proposed a new post of Social Housing Delivery Lead which will oversee the delivery of the HRA Development Programme. Furthermore, the Business Case also set out a structure to ensure that all business critical areas were fully resourced including compliance and contract management.
RESOLVED that the Executive agree to the draft proposal for the restructuring of the Assets Team to enable meaningful consultation with affected employees and Trade Unions in accordance with the requirements of the Council's Organisational Change Policy.
Report author: Adrian Pengelly
Publication date: 11/09/2019
Date of decision: 10/09/2019
Decided at meeting: 10/09/2019 - Executive