Strategic Environment, Planning & Transport Committee 24-NOV-2015

24 November 2015 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

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pdf icon Agenda [64kb]

pdf icon All papers [26Mb]

Agenda

ItemDescriptionWards AffectedReport
1.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST  
2.MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE STRATEGIC ENVIRONMENT, PLANNING AND TRANSPORT COMMITTEE HELD ON 15 JULY 2015  pdf icon Minutes [65kb]
3.MINUTES OF THE MEETINGS OF THE TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT SUB-COMMITTEE OF 16 SEPTEMBER 2015  pdf icon Minutes [94kb]
4.

MINUTES OF OTHER BODIES

(A) JOINT WASTE DISPOSAL BOARD - 7 JULY 2015

(B) AWE LOCAL LIAISON COMMITTEE - 10 JUNE 2015

(C) READING CLIMATE CHANGE PARTNERSHIP BOARD - 12 OCTOBER 2015

 

pdf icon Item 4a [56kb]

pdf icon Item 4b [53kb]

pdf icon Item 4c [16kb]

5.

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.

  
6.

QUESTIONS FROM COUNCILLORS AND MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC

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.

 pdf icon Q&A [96kb]
7.

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.

  
8.

PRESENTATION - HISTORIC ENGLAND

A presentation from Martin Small, Principal Advisor, Historic Environment Planning, National Planning and Conservation Department at Historic England, to update the Committee on the work of Historic England.

BOROUGHWIDE 
9.

CONSERVATION AREAS ENHANCEMENT PILOT PROJECT - UPDATE

To update the Committee on matters considered by the working group to develop a conservation areas enhancement pilot project and the progress that has been made to date.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 9 [65kb]

pdf icon Item 9a [2Mb]

pdf icon Item 9b [2Mb]

pdf icon Item 9c [279kb]

pdf icon Item 9d [300kb]

10.

JESSE TERRACE - PROPOSED ARTICLE 4 DIRECTION IN RELATION TO SMALL HOUSES IN MULTIPLE OCCUPATION (HMO)

To seek approval from the Committee to the making of a new Non Immediate Article 4 Direction to control changes of use to small HMO use for the properties in Jesse Terrace, Reading.

ABBEY AND MINSTERpdf icon Item 10 [1Mb]
11.

LOCAL PLAN ISSUES AND OPTIONS

To seek approval from the Committee to undertake community involvement on the Issues and Options for the Local Plan and associated documents to inform the draft Reading Borough Local Plan.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 11 Appendix [16Mb]

pdf icon Item 11 Issues and Options [81kb]

12.

GREAT WESTERN ELECTRIFICATION AND READING GREEN PARK STATION

To update the Committee on the latest position regarding Network Rail's electrification of the Great Western Mainline and implications for the proposed station at Green Park.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [29kb]
13.

READING'S CLIMATE CHANGE STRATEGY 2013-2020; PERFORMANCE REPORT TO MARCH 2015

To update the Committee on progress against the targets in the theme action plans for the period April 2014 to March 2015 and the first annual review of the action plan.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 13 [111kb]

pdf icon Item 13a [702kb]

14.

SOLAR COMMUNITY SCHEME

To update the Committee on the changes that the government has proposed to reduce the subsidies for photovoltaic (electricity generating) solar panels from January 2016 and implications for community buildings.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 14 [62kb]
15.

WITHDRAWAL OF THE CODE FOR SUSTAINABLE HOMES

To update the Committee on the withdrawal of the Code for Sustainable Homes and to recommend that the position be clarified with the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 15 [46kb]
16.

AIR QUALITY

To update the Committee on the consultation response that is being submitted to the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA), a revision to the Air Quality Plan 2009, a recent bid for DEFRA grant funding and air quality monitoring within the Borough.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 16 [45kb]

pdf icon Item 16a [1Mb]

pdf icon Item 16b [792kb]

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