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Policy Committee 27-NOV-2017

27 November 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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Attachments

pdf icon Agenda [66kb]

pdf icon All papers [742kb]

Agenda

ITEMDESCRIPTIONWARDS AFFECTEDREPORT
1.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS  
2.

CAPITAL EXPENDITURE IN CONNECTION WITH WASTE DISPOSAL

Councillor Terry / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

BOROUGHWIDE 
3.

STRATEGIC PROPERTY ACQUISITION

Councillor Lovelock / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

ABBEY 
 ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION IN PUBLIC SESSION  
4.CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS  
5.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

  
6.

MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Policy Committee meeting on 30 October 2017

 pdf icon Minutes [50kb]
7.

PETITIONS AND QUESTIONS

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

 pdf icon Item 7 [43kb]
8.DECISION BOOK REFERENCES  
9.

POLICY CHANGES TO MEET HOUSING NEED

Councillor Ennis / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

This report sets out proposals to amend and adopt Housing policies to ensure consistency in the offer of accommodation to homeless households.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [385kb]
10.

ELECTORAL REGISTRATION AND ELECTION UPDATE

Councillor Lovelock / Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer

This report reviews the UK Parliamentary Election held on 8 June 2017, and provides an update on the annual electoral registration canvass which will produce the 2018 register on 1 December 2017.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [141kb]
11.

BUSINESS RATES BERKSHIRE PILOT & POOL

Councillor Lovelock / Director of Finance

This report seeks approval for Reading joining a Berkshire Business Rates Pool and endorsement of a joint Berkshire Pilot Bid for 100% Business Rates Pooling.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 11 [31kb]
12.

BUDGET MONITORING

Councillor Lovelock / Director of Finance

This report sets out the budget monitoring position for the Council to the end of September 2017.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [150kb]

 

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