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Meeting of the Environment and Leisure Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 18/01/2005
Portfolio Holders Proposals for Staff Budget Reductions 2005/06 - Updated



PORTFOLIO HOLDERS PROPOSALS FOR STAFF BUDGET REDUCTIONS 2005/06
Ref
Department
Job Reference
Achievable Sum
Notes
1Committee Committee Sec: non replacement18Saving to be achieved following retirement of postholder.
2
    Personnel
Reduced Hours9Achieved but will impact on Personnel Best Value Plan.
3
    CEX Admin
Corporate Assistant7Requires support from existing staff.
4Land Charges24Deletion of one post.
5Corporate Management Post to Housing Dept
- secondment 3 days per week
3965k cost budgeted in 2005/06 39k saving but impact on Waverley business community etc and WBC image
6
    Locality Office
Locality Offices24Non-Saturday opening. Makes use of telephone & web-payments, plus Planning on-line instead.
7
    Environment
LA21 Assistant10*Met from vacancy savings. Consequential effect on other departments.
8
    Planning
Lower salaried replacement14Planning Policy Officer – replaced with trainee.
9
    Leisure
Arts20Subject to policy implications.
10Sports25Subject to policy implications.
11
    CEX’s
Register of Electors – wages3Discontinue second canvas.
12Public Relations staffing – Press Cuttings55k of 7k is staff costs (re-assess vacant post)
13
    Housing/Community
Kitchen post at Milford Day Centre16Day centre kitchen post following retirement
14
    Finance
Benefits Staff Costs48Additional grant funding towards extra work saved as workload absorbed by existing staff.
Service forecast to be upper-quartile in 2005/2006
15Additional/extended vacancies 240 to 30050* Net of LA21 Assistant (240+10+50=300)
312k