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Policy Committee 26-NOV-2018

26 November 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 [77kb]

pdf icon All papers [6Mb]

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 ITEM

  
2.

INVESTMENT PROPERTY UPDATE
Councillor Lovelock / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

BOROUGHWIDE 

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 29 October 2018.

 pdf icon Item 5 [56kb]
6.

PETITIONS AND QUESTIONS
To receive any petitions from the public and any questions from the public and Councillors.

 pdf icon Item 6 [154kb]
7.

DECISION BOOK REFERENCES

  
8.

COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE LEVY - ALLOCATION OF 15% 'LOCAL' CONTRIBUTION
Councillors Lovelock, Page & Brock / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services
This report seeks approval for the final allocation of 15% Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) Funds following a public consultation.

ALL WARDSpdf icon Item 8 [3Mb]
9.

PROPOSED RENT FOR LOCAL AUTHORITY NEW BUILD PROPERTIES
Councillor Ennis / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services
This report sets out a proposal to set rents for permanent homes built as part of the Council's Local Authority New Build programme at an 'Adjusted Target Rent'.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [181kb]
10.

READING BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT (BID): RENEWAL AND EXTENSION PLANS 2019-24
Councillor Lovelock / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services
This report seeks endorsement for proposals to renew the existing BID and to set up a new Abbey Quarter BID for the period 2019 -2024.

ABBEYpdf icon Item 10 [1Mb]
11.

REVIEW OF POLLING PLACES
Councillor Lovelock / Returning Officer
This report sets out a review of the Council's polling districts and polling places as required by the Electoral Administration Act 2006.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 11 [324kb]
12.

PURCHASE OF SOFTWARE LICENCES
Councillor Brock / Director of Resources
This report seeks approval to award a contract for software licenses and maintenance for the Council's financial system, and to purchase licenses for the Microsoft 365 suite to replace the current desktop operating system and productivity applications.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [53kb]
13.

QUARTER 2 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 September 2018, and performance for the second quarter against the measures of success published in the Council's Corporate Plan.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 13 [815kb]

 

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