Housing, Neighbourhoods and Leisure Committee 18-MAR-2015

18 March 2015 at 18:30 in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Amy Bryan.  Contact Committee Services.

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Attachments

pdf icon Agenda [86kb]

pdf icon All papers [3Mb]

 

Agenda

ItemDescription

Wards Affected

Report

1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

 

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2.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE HOUSING, NEIGHBOURHOODS AND LEISURE COMMITTEE HELD ON 19 NOVEMBER 2014

 

pdf icon Item 2 [52kb]

3.

MINUTES OF OTHER BODIES

Community Safety Partnership - 3 December 2014

 

pdf icon Item 3 [49kb]

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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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7.

THE FIRST STOP BUS

To receive a presentation on the First Stop Bus, including a review of the partnership approach, how the operation works, the outcomes so far and future plans.

BOROUGHWIDE

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8.

Private Rented Sector Action Plan

This report sets out an approach to working to improve standards in the Private Rented Sector (PRS) where needed through education, partnership and where necessary enforcement.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 8 [67kb]

pdf icon Item 8 Appendix 1 [367kb]

pdf icon Item 8 Appendix 2 [398kb]

pdf icon Item 8 Appendix 3 [286kb]

 

9.

Home Energy Conservation Act (HECA)

This report updates the previous HECA report updating the fuel poverty and other information and outlining intended actions for 2015-17 in accordance with the Council's Corporate Plan - 'Helping to narrow the gaps in Reading.'

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 9 - HECA covering report [50kb]

pdf icon Item 9 - HECA final report [733kb]

10.

Council Housing Tenancy Policy and Tenancy Agreement

This Report sets out the main changes and revisions proposed for Reading Borough Council's Housing Tenancy Agreement and the main provisions for a new Tenancy Policy which will complement and support the revised Tenancy Agreement.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 10 [387kb]

11.

Waste Minimisation Strategy FOR READING - CONSULTATION RESULTS

This report updates the Committee on the results of the Waste Minimisation Strategy consultation

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 11 - Report [51kb]

pdf icon Item 11 - Waste Management Strategy (WMS) [170kb]

pdf icon Item 11 - WMS Appendix A [64kb]

pdf icon Item 11 - WMS Action Plan [158kb]

pdf icon Item 11 - WMS Communication Plan [141kb]

pdf icon Waste Management Appendix 1 [128kb]

pdf icon Waste Management Appendix 2 [100kb]

pdf icon Waste Management Appendix 3 [138kb]

pdf icon Waste Management Appendix 4 [139kb]

pdf icon Waste Management Appendix 5 [313kb]

12.

Neighbourhood WORKING IMPLEMENTATION

This report details the implementation of the Council's new neighbourhood working approach.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 12 [215kb]

13.

Reading Winter on Ice - OVERVIEW

This report provides an overview of the 'Reading Winter on Ice' event, hosted at the Forbury Gardens between 9 December 2014 and 4 January 2015.

ABBEY

pdf icon Item 13 [63kb]

 

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