The mobile library service delivers services to a range of locations across Kent. As part of the Library, Registration and Archive service transformation a full operational review has been conducted of all the mobile stops and a redesign of the routes to improve service and make them as efficient as possible.
The proposed engagement programme will seek to engage with all mobile library users to make them aware of the proposals. This will give them the opportunity to comment on the criterion being proposed and the impact that the proposals will have on them and their ability to access the library service.
Decision type: Key
Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Division affected: (All Division);
Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/12/2015
Department: Growth, Environment & Transport
The mobile library service delivers services
to a range of locations across Kent. As part of Library,
Registration and Archive service transformation a full operational
review has been conducted of all the mobile stops and a redesign of
the routes to improve service and make them as efficient as
The public engagement will seek views particularly from mobile library customers on the proposed outcomes of the redesign and the potential impact on the current mobile library network. It will also seek views on the service changes and improvements proposed.
The proposal will detail the financial implications as well as detail the findngs of the initital Equalities Impact Assessment (EQIA).
Financial and legal implications: Will be assessed and detailed as part of the cabinet committee paper but fully detailed post customer engagement.
Customer engagement with the users of the
mobile library service is proposed for late January 2016.
It is proposed that there is a county wide engagement process and local members will be informed of the process through this.
Financial implications: Andrew Stephens Head of Service, Libraries, Registration and Archives +443000414906 E-mail: Andrew.stephens@kent,gov.uk Barbara Cooper Corporate Director, Growth, Environment and Transport +443000415981 E-mail: Barbara.cooper.gov.uk
Legal implications: 15/00111