A Planned Approach to Support Funding - A Case Study
Background Cumberland City Council is a local government organisation in New South Wales. Phillip Sorbello, Council’s Facilities Manager since 2010, recognised the opportunity to move to a planned approach for maintaining their buildings. Council was supportive and over the past number of years, Phil has lead the change from reactive to planned – with many benefits along the way.
- Move towards a proactive long-term asset planning approach (90% reactive in 2012) for better management of their building assets.
- Better understand each assets’ condition and ongoing requirements.
- Provide evidence to support additional funding so that Council’s portfolio can be managed to its service standards. was to move to a Planned Approach
Council identified the following problematic areas in 2011/12:
- Council prioritised work in a mostly reeactive way.
- Coucil has limited knowledge of the portfolio as a whole.
- Incomplete data meant Council was unable to prioritise work.
- Paper-based data collection only identified short-term works.
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