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Policy Committee 11-JUN-2018

11 June 2018 at 6.30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

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pdf icon Agenda [70kb]

pdf icon All papers [2Mb]

Agenda

ITEMDESCRIPTIONWARDS AFFECTEDREPORT
 

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION IN CLOSED SESSION

The following motion will be moved by the Chair:

"That, pursuant to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) members of the press and public be excluded during consideration of the following items on the agenda, as it is likely that there would be disclosure of exempt information as defined in the relevant Paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of that Act"

  
1.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS  
2.

CENTRAL POOL DEMOLITION AND RESTORATION WORKS TOWARDS REGENERATING THE SITE

Councillor Lovelock / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

ABBEY 
3.

SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACES - LEGAL AND PROPERTY MATTERS

Councillors Pearce & Lovelock / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services & Director of Children, Education and Early Help Services

BOROUGHWIDE 
 

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 meetings on 9 April 2018 and 23 May 2018.

 

pdf icon Minutes 09/04/18 [31kb]

pdf icon Minutes 23/05/18 [25kb]

7.

PETITIONS AND QUESTIONS

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

 pdf icon Item 7 [66kb]
8.DECISION BOOK REFERENCES  
9.

SECONDARY SCHOOL PLACES

Councillors Pearce & Lovelock / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services & Director of Children, Education and Early Help Services

This report outlines the future need for additional secondary school places and seeks approval to commence the required process to develop a new secondary school.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [1Mb]
10.

CONSULTATION ON GYPSY AND TRAVELLER ACCOMMODATION

Councillor Page / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

This report sets out the results of a consultation on provision for gypsies and travellers; the report also considers new issues that have come forward since the consultation and recommends not proceeding with a proposal for a traveller transit site at Cow Lane.

ABBEY / BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [1014kb]
11.

DYNAMIC PURCHASING SYSTEM FOR PROCUREMENT OF EMERGENCY ACCOMMODATION

Councillor Ennis / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

This report recommends the establishment of a Dynamic Purchasing System to deliver and manage emergency accommodation for families and vulnerable people to whom the Council owes a housing duty; this will replace existing processes and formalise arrangements between the Council and providers.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 11 [50kb]
12.

CONTRACT AWARD - ASBESTOS REMOVAL AND REMEDIATION CONTRACT FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT

Councillor Ennis / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

This report seeks approval for the award of the Asbestos Removal and Remediation contracts relating to asbestos removal works throughout the Council's housing stock and also for works to corporate properties, schools, commercial properties and public facilities.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [33kb]
13.

CONTRACT AWARD - MINOR WORKS BUILDING CONTRACT FOR EXTERNAL MAINTENANCE 2018 TO RBC LEASEHOLD HOUSING BLOCKS

Councillor Ennis / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

The report seeks approval for the award of a Minor Works Building Contract for the provision of external maintenance to the Council's leasehold housing blocks.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 13 [32kb]
14.

CONTRACT AWARD - SMOKE DETECTORS IN DWELLINGS AND COMMUNAL AREAS AND FIRE ALARM INSTALLATIONS TO COMMUNAL AREAS

Councillor Ennis / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

The report seeks approval for the award of a 'measured term' contract for the provision of smoke detectors within dwellings and communal areas in Council housing blocks and a measured term contract for fire alarm installations to communal areas.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 14 [41kb]
15.

APPOINTMENTS TO OUTSIDE BODIES

Councillor Lovelock / Chief Executive

This report asks the Committee to make appointments or nominations to outside bodies for the Municipal Year 2018/19, or longer where required.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 15 [19kb]

pdf icon Item 15 appendix [39kb]

 

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