1 Tanjong Pagar town Council Annual Report 2016/2017. Tanjong Pagar town Council Audited Financial Statements, Auditor's Reports and Annual Report for FY 2016/2017. S. 305 of 2017. 17 November 2017. Contents: Page Chairman's message 3. 5. Amanat Pengerusi 7. 9. Financial Statements 13-47. 1. 2. Chairman's message T hroughout the years, Tanjong Pagar town Council has always strived to do our best to maintain our estate efficiently and effectively, constantly improving productivity with This cost will increase further as the safety features on our lifts grow more complex and the skills required of the servicemen increase. To help with these operating cost new technology and methods.
2 We have increases, the Government has announced worked with partners to harvest electricity a $600 per lift per annum Lift Maintenance using solar panels, switched to energy Grant from FY 17/18. Incidents involving efficient lighting, re-engineered processes malfunctioning lifts reported in the and re-designed the scope of work for our past year, in various parts of the island, officers and contractors to help manage highlighted the importance of lift safety and operating costs. reliability. In response, the Government In the past, about 35% of the introduced the Lift Enhancement town Council 's income from our service Programme (LEP) in September 2016. and conservancy charges (S&CC) and The LEP will fund 90% of the government grants went into a Sinking Fund.
3 This was used cost of installing safety features in older lifts to bring them for Cyclical Work like repainting our blocks, re-roofing, on par with newer lifts, with the town Council funding rewiring, replacing water pumps and lifts. the remaining 10%. Modern features not found in some From 1 April 2017, the Ministry of National older lifts include the light curtain' that can prevent lift Development, aware of the massive increases in the costs doors from closing when they should not, a device that town Councils will face for lift replacement, has ruled slows a lift if it starts moving up very fast and a device that that 14% of the town Council 's income from S&CC and prevents the lift car from moving if the landing doors are government grants must go into a Sinking Fund called not properly closed.
4 Altogether there are ten safety features Lift Replacement Fund as well as a minimum of 26% recommended under the LEP. Several of these safety (down from 35%) into the ordinary Sinking Fund for both features have already been installed in our town 's older lifts, residential and commercial properties. So town Councils while the newer lifts will possess all ten safety features. now have to put aside the 40% of their income into the In addition to enhancing our facilities and amenities, Sinking Fund. we need to work together with our residents to understand This means that the town Council now has 5% what more is needed to be done. This year, the town less to pay for routine maintenance work like conservancy, Council launched a new Facebook page and a new Instagram mechanical and electrical services, building and lift repairs account (@tptckakis) to better connect with our residents and horticulture, as well as the cost of utilities, 24-hour online.
5 These social media platforms will feature interesting essential maintenance and lift rescue, management fees and contents such as good food places and hotspots around our overheads. town . They will also include important information such as With the costs of maintaining our estates increasing upgrading projects and new developments around our town . every year, and a 5% reduction in operating funds, the town For many years, residents have provided feedback Councils collectively announced revisions to their S&CC to the town Council through various channels like our rates with effect from 1 June 2017. hotline, email, walk-in and social media platform. Today, As our population ages, lifts in our high rise buildings we have smartphone applications like the OneService app, have become an essential vertical transportation.
6 But many of which allows all residents to conveniently send in feedback our early HDB blocks did not have lifts which stop on every wherever they are and at any time of the day. All you have to floor. In 2001, the Government initiated the Lift Upgrading do is to spot, shoot and send, and if the issues are within the Programme (LUP), and today, almost all HDB blocks have town Council 's purview, the feedback will be channeled to lifts that stop on every floor, providing greater accessibility for us. The sooner we hear of it, the sooner we can work on it. our elderly residents and those with mobility difficulty. One common feedback from our residents is littering. Our town Council has to upkeep more than To tackle this problem, the town Council has partnered with 1,400 lifts and ensure their safety and reliability.
7 Each lift the Public Hygiene Council in the Keep Clean, Singapore . is inspected and serviced once a month. It takes about an Movement to organise litter picking exercises across our hour and a half for each lift, depending on how many floors town . We thank the many residents who participated in the lift serves as the landing doors on every floor have to be these exercises to take a firm and united stand against littering inspected, cleaned and adjusted. and litterbugs! The cost of this monthly maintenance has increased Together, we can keep Tanjong Pagar town a safe, sharply in recent years as the number of lifts in our town and clean and best home for all. the number of floors they stop at has increased significantly.
8 Mr Melvin Yong Yik Chye Chairman 3. 4.. 17/18 . $600 .. 2016 . LEP . 35% . S&CC . 90% . 10% .. 2017 4 1 . 40% . 26% . 14% .. 5% . Instagram @tptckakis . 24 .. 26% 2017 . 6 1 One- Service .. 2001 . LUP .. Keep Singapore 1,400 Clean .. 5. Notes to the financial statements 6 Tanjong Pagar town Council (Established under the town Councils Act, Cap. 329A). Notes to the financial statements Amanat Pengerusi S. epanjang tahun-tahun yang lepas, Majlis penyenggaraan juga meningkat. Bandaran Tanjong Pagar telah giat berusaha Untuk membantu dengan kos-kos melakukan yang terbaik untuk menyenggara operasi yang meningkat ini, Pemerintah telah estet kami secara cekap dan berkesan, sambil terus mengumumkan geran Penyenggaraan Lift sebanyak meningkatkan produktiviti dengan teknologi dan $600 bagi setiap lif setiap tahun dari TK 17/18.
9 Kaedah-kaedah baru. Kami telah bekerjasama Insiden-insiden yang melibatkan lif rosak yang dengan rakan-rakan untuk menjana elektrik dengan dilaporkan pada tahun lepas di berbagai kawasan di menggunakan panel solar, beralih kepada lampu Singapura, menekankan pentingnya keselamatan dan menjimatkan tenaga, proses-proses kejuruteraan kebolehpercayaan lif. Sebagai respon, Pemerintah semula dan merangka semula skop kerja pegawai telah memperkenalkan Program Peningkatan Lif dan kontraktor kami bagi membantu menguruskan (LEP) pada bulan September 2016. kos operasi. LEP akan membiayai 90% daripada kos Pada masa lalu, kira-kira 35% pendapatan memasang ciri-ciri keselamatan pada lif-lif lama Majlis Bandaran daripada yuran perkhidmatan dan untuk memastikan ia setanding dengan lif-lif yang penyenggaraan (S&CC) kami dan geran pemerintah baru, dengan Majlis Bandaran membiayai baki telah dimasukkan ke dalam Dana Terikat.
10 Ini digunakan untuk Kerja 10%. Ciri-ciri moden yang tidak didapati di beberapa lif-lif lama termasuk Kitaran seperti mengecat semula blok kita, melapisi semula bumbung tirai cahaya' yang boleh menghalang pintu lif daripada tertutup apabila blok, pendawaian semula, menggantikan pam air dan lif. ia tidak sepatutnya tutup, peranti yang melambatkan pergerakan lif jika Mulai 1 April 2017, Kementerian Pembangunan Negara, yang ia mula bergerak terlalu pantas dan peranti yang menghalang gerabak menyedari tentang peningkatan besar dalam kos yang akan ditanggung lif daripada bergerak jika pintu pendaratan tidak tertutup dengan betul. oleh Majlis Bandaran untuk menggantikan lif, telah memutuskan bahawa Kesemuanya terdapat sepuluh ciri-ciri keselamatan yang dicadangkan di 14% pendapatan Majlis Bandaran daripada S&CC dan geran pemerintah bawah LEP.