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					APPENDIX 2B

Scenarios for Technical Services Unit - Harbour Services Ref TS-26 TS-27 Type Efficiency Saving Increased Income Increased Income Increased Income Increased Income Increased Income % Detail 3% Following the base budget and outturn review reduction in various budgets 3% Maintain summer charges until 31st October £ Impact (50,299) Limited (2,000) Medium Impact. Visiting Rates are already among the highest among comparable ports but it is unlikely to affect visitor numbers (6,000) Medium Risk. Inner harbour HRO report recommended the current layout but the berths do not get used to any great extent (780) Cost is mainly borne by Condor Ferries who pay exempt (reduced) fees (57) Risk minimal (18,133) Impact high. Recent increases have not been popular with mooring holders, who believe that this year's proposed charge is the last in the comparator increase. However, the waiting list for Council marina berths remain healthy with over 200 looking for a Council mooring. (6,552) Reduction of early payment discount to 3% could lead to an increase in requests for payment by instalments (6,677) Both organisations are a valuable source of information and peer networking. MT Support Yes Yes

TS-28

3% Use existing upstream town bridge lay-by berths as permanent moorings 3% Increase Pilotage charges by a further 3% 3% Increase other harbour charges by a further 3% 3% Increase pontoon mooring charges by a further 3%

Yes

TS-29 TS-30 TS-31

Yes Yes No, would be contrary to current policy

TS-32

Increased Income Efficiency Saving

6% Revised payment arrangements

Yes

TS-33

6% Withdrawal from membership of British Ports Association and UK Harbourmasters Association

No

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Ref TS-34 TS-35

Type Service Levels Increased Income

% Detail 6% Reduce overall maintenance budget 6% Increase level of charges for Quayside moorings from 30% to 35% (of pontoon charges)

£ Impact

TS-36

Increased Income

6% Increase pontoon charges by a further 2% (additional to TS-31)

(10,000) Any reduction in maintenance budget will limit ability to replace and upgrade facilities (7,603) Vessels affected will be Charter Boat fleet No, would and Commercial fishing, both of which are be significant contributors to the local economy. contrary to current policy (12,089) Impact high. Recent increases have not No, would been popular with mooring holders, who be believe that this year's proposed charge is contrary to the last in the comparator increase. current However, the waiting list for Council marina policy berths remain healthy with over 200 looking for a Council mooring.

MT Support No

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APPENDIX 3B

Scenarios for Tourism and Leisure Unit - Tourism Ref TL-10 Type Increased Income Efficiency Saving Increased Income Efficiency Saving Increased Income % Detail 3% Increase in fees by 5% across the Beach & TIC services (accommodation service, land train and deckchairs) 3% Following the base budget and outturn review reduction in various Deckchair Operation budgets 3% Beach & Esplanade Increased Income (license) and Efficiency Savings from equipment budget) 3% The festivals and events team has been reorganised to reflect removal of a vacant post and a reduction of staff working hours 3% Events Increased Sponsorship. The current budget is £93,000 expenditure with income of £73,000 = £20,000. The proposal to gain additional sponsorship will reduce the event expenditure to £5,500 3% Following the base budget and outturn review reduction in various events budgets 3% Following the base budget and outturn review reduction in various Tourism Development budgets 3% Following the base budget and outturn review reduction in various Tourist Information Centre budgets 3% Following the base budget and outturn review reduction in various Holiday Guide budgets MT Support (7,357) Planned and market analysis shows fees Yes can be increased (2,551) Limited Yes £ Impact

TL-11

TL-12 TL-13

TL-14

TL-15 TL-16

Efficiency Saving Efficiency Saving Efficiency Saving Efficiency Saving

(3,172) Planned and market analysis shows fees can be increased (8,417) Realignment of service and the resources to support the events programme will now come from Tourism Development Support (14,500) Negotiations being concluded with sponsorship likely to confirm the additional income. Failure to secure sponsorship would require an increased budget or cancellation of major events (574) Limited (2,577) Limited

Yes Yes

Yes

Yes Yes

TL-17

(11,498) Limited

Yes

TL-18

(11,711) Limited

Yes

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Ref TL-19

Type Service Levels

% Detail 6% Stop Meteorological Service (excluding redundancy costs)

£ Impact

TL-20

Service Levels

6% Removal of Esplanade / Christmas illuminations budget

TL-21

Service Levels

6% Reduced Level of Service for community activities and events - Removal of Events Wages & Agency Staff Budgets (excluding redundancy costs)

(7,721) Removal of the service would lead to limited data being collected to promote the Borough’s micro-climate and provide other service areas such as environmental services with research data on environmental issues. The weather information can be used to promote the Borough especially when used by the media for weather reports although it cannot be guaranteed. (25,000) Decline of image and appeal to visitors, No negative social impact for residents. Possibility of replacing % of finance through sponsorship programme with commercial sector. The seafront regeneration programme may offer alternative lighting solutions in the future. (14,233) No longer able to support Community or No third party events with equipment or similar. Unable to facilitate and support Major Events to meet Health & Safety legislation. Resulting in a reduction of events and Council no longer able to stage major festivals without an effective resource therefore having a negative impact on the economy, media and publicity opportunities, community involvement and improvements

MT Support Yes

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Ref TL-22

Type Service Levels

% Detail 6% Reduce Level of Service in Beach Management during the summer - Reduction of seasonal attendant post in beach operation.

£ Impact (4,000) Reduced Beach Supervision to meet Councils duty of care and negative effects on Income. Option of realignment of support from unit to maintain income if deemed a high priority. (2,000) Unable to repair chairs / suntraps etc resulting in less available items to hire and reduction in income (8,424) Reduction of quality / disrepair of Council assets within a high profile locality. (5,904) No replacement of damaged, worn or repairs carried out to Seafront signs, national flags and bins resulting in reduction of quality, image and reputation. No longer able to meet legislation or National Beach Management Criteria. Health, safety and welfare implications for seafront customers. (30,000) Reduced winter opening hours (37 ‘casual’ man hours) and reduce salary staff 1 x FT 37 hrs per week. Removal of one salaried staff would require rearrangement of the operational times with the likelihood of reduced opening times, reduction of customer service levels and retail income, be negative to the seasonality issue of the Borough and limit the agency income

MT Support No

TL-23

Service Levels Service Levels Service Levels

6% Remove purchase of deckchair budget. This is in addition to reduction already made in TL-11 6% Removal of Building Maintenance budget - Lost Children and seafront shelters 6% Removal of Beach Sign Flags & baskets budget

Yes

TL-24 TL-25

No No

TL-26

Service Levels

10% Reduced Level of Service at the Weymouth Visitor Information Centre would require significant reduction of open hours in the Winter and customer service (all year round) would be dramatically effected which would also impact on income for the Council. It is proposed this service area be considered as part of the Dorset DMO ASD options. (Excludes redundancy costs)

No

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Ref TL-27

Type Service Levels

% Detail 10% Reduced Level of Service for seasonal beach management with a reduction in Beach Management (and Deckchair) staff. Removal of 3 seasonal posts.

£ Impact

TL-28

Service Levels

(12,560) No Beach Supervision to meet the Councils duty of care for the Health, safety and well being of Seafront customers. Unable to undertake proactive actions or incident management e.g. Anti social behaviour. Loss of image, reputation and attractiveness; impacting on the Quality of Life for residents and economy of the Borough. 10% Removal of all event funding. This would have a (120,855) The reduction or removal of the major No significant impact to the support of local events will have a significant impact on community and charity organisers (currently the local economy, social well being of the supporting 88 events organisers and 84 charity community, Visitor experience, generate a organisers) as well as the end of Council events. negative image of the Borough especially The beach management service would also not in connection with hosting the Olympics, be able to function. This saving is instead of TLlose all free media and publicity 13, TL-14 and TL-21. opportunities and be detrimental to other Council income sources such as the car parks. The Council would also lose the sponsorship Income of the Major Events Expenditure £93,000 income £73,000 = £20,000 cost

MT Support No

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Ref TL-29

Type Service Levels

% Detail 10% Removal of Tourism Development function, excluding redundancy costs. Would also impact on wider areas of Events and Festivals programme, marine development, marketing and the ability to support the Economic Development service. It is proposed this service area be considered as part of the Dorset DMO ASD options.

£ Impact

TL-30

Service Levels

10% Removal of Tourism Publicity Service (Post and budget). The service generates significant income which would be lost if the function is removed. All tourism publications including the holiday brochure, event publicity, theatre brochure and publicity, tourism web publicity development, marketing and advertising income would cease. It is proposed this service area works towards become self funding and also be considered as part of the Dorset DMO ASD options. (Excludes redundancy costs)

TL-31

Once off Ser Imp

Replacement of 100 crowd safety barriers

(34,000) Reduction or removal in Tourism Development would have a significant impact and lead to a substantial reduction in income and sponsorship generated through the service, reduce services for the customer, removal of proactive tourism work, removal of skills development in the industry through reduced training opportunites as well as those areas outlined in the description. (38,033) The tourism member of staff is No responsible for attracting between £170,000 and £200,000 income in support of publications. Limits support to the industry in supporting local businesses in the Borough (unbiased) and the holiday brochure promotes only accredited accommodation enable a quality check for the consumer. The Theatre publication, whilst shown as a cost, obviously generates an income via tickets sales at the Box Office. The tourism element of publications is currently being evaluated through the 2,500 Dorset DMO. The current stock of barriers are in a No deteriorating condition and 100 will need to be replaced in the short term

MT Support No

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