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Policy Committee 24-SEP-2018

24 September 2018 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 [75kb]

pdf icon All papers [2Mb]

Agenda

ItemDescriptionWards affectedReport
ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION IN PUBLIC SESSION
1.CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS  
2.

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

  
3.MINUTES
To confirm the Minutes of the Policy Committee meeting on 16 July 2018.
 pdf icon Minutes [102kb]
4.PETITIONS AND QUESTIONS
To receive any petitions from the public and any questions from the public and Councillors.
 pdf icon Item 4 [127kb]
5.DECISION BOOK REFERENCESBOROUGHWIDE 
6.DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICE RECOMMISSIONING
Councillor Hoskin / Director of Adult Care & Health Services
This report seeks approval to recommission Reading's Drugs and Alcohol Treatment service through a competitive tender exercise, in line with consultation undertaken on a draft Drugs and Alcohol Strategy.
BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 6 [1Mb]

pdf icon Item 6 addendum [42kb]

7.LICENCE FOR ADVERTISING ON HIGHWAY LAND:
DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY
Councillor Page / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood
Services
This report seeks approval to delegate authority to enter into
licence agreements to permit advertising development on the
public highway, subject to the obtaining of statutory planning
consent.
BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 7 [27kb]
8.CORPORATE REVIEW OF FEES AND CHARGES
Councillors Brock & Lovelock / Director of Environment and
Neighbourhood Services
This report sets out the results of a mid-year review of fees
and charges, for implementation from1 October 2018.
BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 8 [396kb]
9.QUARTER 1 PERFORMANCE MONITORING REPORT
Councillors Brock & Lovelock / Director of Resources
This report sets out the projected 2018/19 revenue and
capital outturn positions as at the end of June 2018 and
performance for the first quarter against the measures of
success published in the Council's Corporate Plan.
BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [772kb]
10.INSURANCE CONTRACT TENDER
Councillor Brock / Director of Resources
This report seeks approval for the award of contracts for
insurance for the Council's Liability, Motor Fleet and Property
insurance arrangements following a competitive tendering
exercise.
BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [36kb]
11.HOMES FOR READING - APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR
Councillor Lovelock / Head of Legal & Democratic Services
This report asks the Committee, acting as shareholder of
Homes for Reading, to appoint a director to the HfR Board.
BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 11 [16kb]

 

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