Goals & Objectives and Performance Measures

FY 16/17 Key Accomplishments:

  • The FY 16/17 budget is essentially status quo with the following exceptions:
    • Continue Condemned/Demolition Home Program funded by Foreclosure Program – Strategic Goal: Public Safety – Fund And Implement a Demolition Program for Homes in Disrepair
    • Continue to cross-train Permitting/Animal control/Code office personnel for increased efficiency and customer service – Strategic Goal: Economic Development – Promote Customer Service Environment
    • Continue Trap-Neuter-Release Program – Strategic Goal: On-going Projects – TNR Program
    • Support City Beautification Program regarding trash, signs, building, etc. – Strategic Goal: Public Safety – Focus On The City’s Beautification Program
    • One vehicle replacement budgeted in capital budget requested – Strategic Goal: Public Safety – Strengthen Code Enforcement
    • Made changes to our Solid Waste Ordinance to be more efficient and save money - Strategic Goal: Public Safety – Focus On The City’s Beautification Program
    • Elimination of one Code Officer position, transferred employee to Solid Waste and reclassified vacant position to Solid Waste Enforcement Officer – Strategic Goal: Public Safety – Review the Need for Additional Staff
    • Reduce Kennel Fees as result of TNR Program – Strategic Goal: On-Going Projects – TNR Program Strategic Goal, Fiscal Issues
    • Upgrade vacant Building Inspector to Assistant Building Official (Succession Planning) – Strategic Goal: Other Priority Objectives Identified – Employee Development and Training

FY 17/18 Key Goals:

  • The FY 17/18 budget is essentially status quo with the following exceptions:
    • Three vehicles replacement budgeted in capital budget requested – Strategic Goal: Public Safety – Strengthen Code Enforcement
    • Elimination of Solid Waste Enforcement Officer Position, transferred employee to Code Enforcement to fill an open position. Code Officers are tasked with enforcing the Solid Waste Ordinance – Strategic Goal: Public Safety – Review the Need for Additional Staff
    • Prepare for and advertise an RFP for new Solid Waste Hauler Contract -  Strategic Goal: Public Safety – Strengthen Code Enforcement

Key Ongoing Goals:

  • Improve timely response to Building and Code Enforcement complaints and provide adequate follow-up to ensure complaints are resolved – Strategic Goal: Economic Development – Promote Customer Service Environment
  • Continue the Abandoned Home Demolition Program to remove eye sores and support the City’s beautification program – Strategic Goal: Public Safety, Beautification & Strengthen Code Enforcement
  • Improve customer service provided by permitting/animal/code office personnel through continued education and cross training. – Strategic Goal: Economic Development – Promote Customer Service Environment
  • Decrease spending on impounding animals through education and alternate methods of enforcing the codes – Strategic Goal: Fiscal Issues

Key Objectives:

  • Increase the Department’s efficiency and the City’s appearance by reviewing and making recommendations.
  • Increase the effectiveness of the office and field staff through education and cross training.
  • Increase the financial efficiency of the department by performing more duties with less staff.
Performance MeasureActual 2015/16Estimated 2016/2017Budget 2017/2018

Average number of request for service per officer

1,0681,0001,000

Number of Special Magistrate cases

383400400
Perform all Building Inspections on the next business dayOn GoingOn GoingOn Going

Issue “Walk Through” Permits on the same day applications are received.

On GoingOn GoingOn Going
Decrease the number of animals impounded605584600