Executive post

Leader and Executive Member: Economic Growth, Community Development and Placemaking


Main Functional Areas


·  Economic Development

·  Town Centre Regeneration

·  Events and Markets

·  Land Asset Management and Public Buildings

·  Development Management

·  Housing Development and Grants

·  Housing Development including Housing Company

·  Procurement





·  Developing our people by delivering our Workforce Development Plan


·  Supporting people to deal with money problems by working with partners such as Allerdale Credit Union to promote safe credit sources


·  Implement a revised corporate planning process to ensure the revised Council Plan for 2016/7 meets the needs of residents


·  Review the Medium term financial strategy to ensure a sustainable financial future for the council by adopting a long term approach to any further central funding reduction


·  Implement the new staff behaviour framework


·  Implement the new structures in Financial Services and Governance Services


·  Take an active role in Emergency Planning and Business Continuity functions and promoting their importance with elected members


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