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Policy Committee 30-OCT-2017

30 October 2017 at 6.30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Simon Hill. Contact committee services

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pdf icon Agenda [75kb]

pdf icon All papers [1Mb]

Agenda

ITEMDESCRIPTIONWARDS AFFECTEDREPORTS
1.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEM  
2.

CONTRACT AWARD - PROCUREMENT CONSULTANCY SUPPORT

Councillor Lovelock / Director of Finance

  
 ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION IN PUBLIC SESSION  
3.CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS  
4.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillors to declare any interests they may have in relation to the items for consideration in public session.

  
5.

MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Policy Committee meeting on 25 September 2017.

 pdf icon Minutes [48kb]
6.

PETITIONS AND QUESTIONS

To receive any petitions from the public and any questions from the public and Councillors.

 pdf icon Item 6 [38kb]
7.DECISION BOOK REFERENCES  
8.

THAMES VALLEY POLICE PRESENTATIONS

To receive presentations from Francis Habgood, Thames Valley Police Chief Constable, and Anthony Stansfeld, Thames Valley Police & Crime Commissioner.

 

pdf icon Chief Constable presentation [735kb]

pdf icon PCC presentation [1Mb]

9.

NARROWING THE GAP COMMISSIONING FRAMEWORK

Councillor Lovelock / Chief Executive & Director of Adult Care & Health Services

This report seeks authority to commission community services from 2018 through the 'Narrowing the Gap II' framework, to award a series of contract extensions and interim contracts to ensure continuity of service pending completion of the commissioning exercise, and to award funding for the management of community buildings through the Community Buildings Transition Fund.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [207kb]
10.

DRUG AND ALCOHOL STRATEGY

Councillor Hoskin / Director of Adult Care & Health Services

This report seeks approval for consultation on a draft Drug and Alcohol Strategy for Adults and Young People 2018-2022.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [836kb]
11.

AWARD OF CONTRACT: REFURBISHMENT OF FLATTED BLOCKS AT HEXHAM ROAD

Councillor Ennis / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

This report seeks authority to award a contract for the internal and external refurbishment of blocks at and approval for additional capital expenditure to fund the works.

WHITLEYpdf icon Item 11 [49kb]
12.

REVIEW OF FEES AND CHARGES

Councillor Lovelock / Chief Executive

This report sets out the outcome of a mid-year review of fees and charges and a proposal to increase a limited number of fees.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [95kb]
13.

CONTRACT AWARD - PROCUREMENT CONSULTANCY SUPPORT

Councillor Lovelock / Director of Finance

This report seeks approval for the award of a contract for procurement consultancy support following a competitive tendering exercise.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 13 [41kb]
14.

CONTRACT AWARD - CIVICA PAYMENTS ENTERPRISE LICENCE

Councillor Lovelock / Director of Finance

This report seeks approval for the award of a contract for a five year contract for software licences and maintenance.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 14 [26kb]

 

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