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Housing, Neighbourhoods and Leisure Committee 4-JUL-2018

4 July 2018 at 6.30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

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Amy Bryan. Contact committee services

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pdf icon Agenda [88kb]

pdf icon All papers [1Mb]

Agenda

ITEMDESCRIPTIONWARDS AFFECTEDREPORT
1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillors to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests they may have in relation to the items for consideration.

  
2.MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE HOUSING, NEIGHBOURHOODS AND LEISURE COMMITTEE HELD ON 15 NOVEMBER 2017 pdf icon Item 2 [551kb]
3.

MINUTES OF OTHER BODIES

Community Safety Partnership - 1 February 2018

 pdf icon Item 3 [528kb]
4.

PETITIONS

Petitions submitted pursuant to Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Committee's Powers & Duties which have been received by Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

  
5.

QUESTIONS FROM MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC AND COUNCILLORS

Questions submitted pursuant to Standing Order 36 in relation to matters falling within the Committee's Powers & Duties which have been submitted in writing and received by the Head of Legal & Democratic Services no later than four clear working days before the meeting.

  
6.

DECISION BOOK REFERENCES

To consider any requests received by the Monitoring Officer pursuant to Standing Order 42, for consideration of matters falling within the Committee's Powers & Duties which have been the subject of Decision Book reports.

  
7.

READING-ON-THAMES FESTIVAL 2018

To receive a presentation on the plans for the Reading-on-Thames Festival 2018.

BOROUGHWIDE 
8.

HIDDEN ABBEY PROJECT UPDATE

This report updates the Committee on the Hidden Abbey Project which was set up in 2015 to discover the extent and nature of the below-ground evidence of the Royal Abbey founded in Reading by King Henry I in 1121 and where he and other members of his family were buried.

ABBEYpdf icon Item 8 [720kb]
9.

RE3 WASTE STRATEGY 2018-2020 AND THE WASTE ACTION PLAN FOR READING

This report informs the Committee of the re3 Strategy 2018-2020, as endorsed and recommended by the Joint Waste Disposal Board and informs the Committee of the proposals to produce a Waste Action Plan for Reading.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [1Mb]
10.

EXTENSION OF MANDATORY LICENSING AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY REGULATIONS

This report informs the Committee of the extension of mandatory licensing of Houses in Multiple Occupation due to come into force from 1 October 2018 and the Energy Efficiency (Private Rented Property) (England and Wales) Regulations 2015 which meant that from 1 April 2018 it became illegal for landlords to rent out property unless it meets the minimum energy efficiency rating of E.   

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [616kb]

 

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