Key Messages

  • Review lessons learned to consider alternative service delivery models
  • Use critical customer facing/community activities to determine future building usage/needs
  • Elected members will need to make some key decisions to allow projects to progress

Projects & Recovery Actions/Decisions


  • Consideration to be given to whether any projects can be accelerated or new projects identified
  • PIDs/Project plans to be refreshed in light of COVID19 by 31st July 20
  • Risk logs to be documented for each project by 31st July 20

Closer to Home

  • Need to resolve staffing issues – significantly reduced workforce due to COVID-19 and work ongoing with HR
  • Need to resolve IT needs for working from home where role allows

Closer to Communities and Locality Planning

  • Projects have now been merged. Vision and objectives to be established
  • Review of pre-COVID report and meeting with CVS Falkirk to discuss lessons learned and way forward to be arranged

Succeed Today Excel Tomorrow (STET)

  • Need decision on releasing full 5-year capital requirements for Connected Falkirk – agreed at Emergency Executive 27/06/20
  • Report to go to Executive (date to be confirmed) to agree STET programme to allow statutory consultation to progress.

Advice Hubs & Spokes

  • Need to reconsider the role of the Hubs. Focus on value add customer contact and all council customer facing contact to be located from Hubs
  • Decision on Central Hub location – alternatives being considered
  • Paper needs to be prepared for Executive

Change Fund

  • 3 projects submitted change fund bids. – STET, Enabled Communities and Closer to Home


  • No further capital requirements raised
  • Capital plans will be submitted for STET; Advice Hubs already have capital agreed in priori year

Project Links & Dependencies

  • Links and dependencies reviewed – all projects to consider specifics for their projects

Next meeting: August 10th