Policy Committee 08-OCT-2015

8 October 2015 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Simon Hill. Contact Committee Services Team

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pdf icon Agenda [69kb]

pdf icon All Papers [3Mb]

Agenda

ItemDescriptionWards AffectedReport
1.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEM  
2.PROCUREMENT OF ADDITIONAL TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS
Councillor Page / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services
Boroughwide 
3.SMOKING CESSATION SERVICE RE-PROCUREMENT
Councillor Hoskin / Director of Adult Care And Health Services
Boroughwide 
4.LET'S GET GOING
Councillor Hoskin / Director of Adult Care And Health Services
Boroughwide 
 ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION IN PUBLIC SESSION  
5.CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS  
6.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
Councillors to declare any interests they may have in relation to the items for consideration in public session.
  
7.MINUTES
To confirm the Minutes of the Policy Committee meeting on 20 July 2015.
 pdf icon Minutes [80kb]
8.QUESTIONS AND PETITIONS
To receive any questions from Councillors and the public, and any petitions from the public.
 pdf icon Questions and petitions [70kb]
9.DECISION BOOK REFERENCES  
10.LIBRARY SERVICE REVIEW
Councillor Gittings / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services
This report builds on the Proposed Service Offers and Budget Proposals report considered at the previous meeting and sets out in further detail the planned approach to reviewing the Council's Library Service, including two stages of public consultation.
Boroughwide

pdf icon Item 10 [85kb]

pdf icon Item 10 appendix [3Mb]

11.READING'S RESPONSE TO THE REFUGEE CRISIS
Councillor Lovelock / Managing Director
This report outlines Reading's response to the refugee crisis and asks officers to continue to prepare options and costings on the support that could be offered from this local area.
Boroughwidepdf icon Item 11 [67kb]
12.READING'S ARMED FORCES COMMUNITY COVENANT AND ACTION PLAN - MONITORING REPORT
Councillor Lovelock / Managing Director
This report presents a six-monthly update on the general development of the Community Covenant, a voluntary statement of mutual support between a civilian community and its local armed forces community, and sets out progress against the associated action plan.
Boroughwide

pdf icon Item 12 [43kb]

pdf icon Item 12 appendix [103kb]

13.BUDGET MONITORING 2015/16
Councillors Lovelock & Page / Head of Finance
This report set out the budget monitoring position for the Council to the end of August 2015.
Boroughwidepdf icon Item 13 [54kb]

 

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