Local people are invited to hear about Calderdale Council’s key priorities and challenges at the Strategy and Performance Scrutiny Board meeting on Wednesday 2 August 2017 at 6pm at Halifax Town Hall.
The Council’s overall mission is for Calderdale to be the best borough in the North. To achieve this, it is focusing on three priorities – growing the economy, reducing inequalities and building a sustainable future.
At the Scrutiny meeting, the Leader of the Council, Cllr Tim Swift and the Chief Executive, Robin Tuddenham will talk about the long-term vision for what kind of place Calderdale will become for residents, workers, businesses and visitors over the next few years.
The Board will also hear from Cllr Jane Scullion, the Council’s Cabinet Member for Business Change and Customer Service, on priorities and challenges including how to continue to deliver services efficiently, effectively and innovatively.
The Chair of the Strategy and Performance Scrutiny Board, Cllr Mike Payne, said:
“The Board has an extremely important role to undertake, including that of holding the Cabinet and the senior leadership of the Council to account for its actions. I very much welcome the Leader of the Council, the Chief Executive and the Cabinet Member for Business Change and Customer Service acceptances of our invitation to attend our Board meeting and to outline to us all the Council’s ongoing and future priorities and challenges moving forward.
“The Board is very keen to hear how Calderdale is performing in the regional and national contexts and whether we are punching above our weight in all matters.
“I also look forward to hearing about how we are progressing the ambition for Calderdale to be the best borough in the North.”