Policy and Improvement

Our three year Corporate Business Plan sets out how we will deliver economic growth and new houses, supporting our communities and ensuring that the borough is a great place in which to live, work and visit. We will continue to make the Council efficient and effective and financially sustainable.

* 1. Over the next three years we aim to deliver sustainable economic and housing growth to provide income and jobs. We want to deliver the following outcomes, please state to what extent you agree/disagree?

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Deliver 600 new homes in the borough per year with 210 being affordable homes
Generate the creation of 3,750 new jobs across the Borough by 2021
Support the development of key infrastructure projects including the Stafford Western Access Route and Stafford Gateway
Support the development of key projects proposed as part of the HS2 investment that will deliver economic development and housing
Grow the visitor economy
Ensure vibrant town centres in Stafford and Stone
Attract new businesses and help existing businesses to expand
Ensure that all new development and design is to the highest standard
Identify the appropriate sites for future development for housing and employment
Ensure sufficient open space is provided as part of making new developments more attractive
Provide new leisure and recreation facilities

* 2. Over the next three years we aim to improve the quality of life of local people by providing a safe, clean, attractive place to live and work and encouraging people to be engaged in developing strong communities that promote health and wellbeing. We want to deliver the following outcomes, please state to what extent you agree/disagree?

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Ensure that the streets and parks are kept clean and attractive for everyone to enjoy by dealing with enviro-crime complaints promptly, maintaining green flag status and encouraging businesses to sign up to a 'Keep the Borough Clean' charter
Invest £2.5 million in Victoria Park
Encourage volunteering to assist with the health and wellbeing of our communities
Develop 'Health in All Policies' approach with our partners to ensure that the health of local people is paramount in everything we do
Encourage and support our residents to take responsibility for their own wellbeing and lifestyle
Work with our partners to ensure the borough is a safe place to be at all times
Ensure that businesses operating in the borough comply with relevant legislation
Ensure everyone has access to safe and suitable accommodation
Provide support so that more people participate in healthy lifestyle choices

* 3. Over the next three years we aim to be a well-run, financially sustainable and ambitious organisation, responsive to the needs of our customers and communities and focussed on delivering our objectives. We want to deliver the following outcomes, please state to what extent you agree/disagree?

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Use our resources in the most effective, efficient way by having a balanced budget, without the use of reserves, that is set for the duration of the Plan
Introduce additional ways for our customers to access our services
Ensure resident satisfaction with our services remains good
Have robust contract management processes in place for those services provided to the Council by other organisations
Thank you for completing this survey.

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