3 key stakeholders
are involved in the development of an integrated plan: the council, the
community and the local government administration led by the Chief Executive
The council, community and administration each has a unique role and responsibilities for the development of effective and sustainable integrated plans for the local area, and reporting on the progress of those plans.
A successful integrated planning and reporting process will deliver a:
The Integrated Planning and Reporting Framework:
The Integrated Planning and Reporting Guidelines provide a process that aims to:
All local governments are required to produce a plan for the future under S5.56 (1) of the Local Government Act 1995.
Outlining community long term (10+ years) vision, values, aspirations and priorities, with reference to other local government plans, information and resourcing capabilities.
Internal business planning tool that translates council priorities into operations within the resources available.
Informing Strategies (particularly financial, asset management and workforce) inform the local government of how capable it is to deliver the services and assets required by the community.
Information is a strategic resource that underpins the key functions and decision making processes of a local government.
The department and Western Australian Treasury Corporation have partnered to release long term financial planning tools for local governments.
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