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Policy Committee 13-JUN-2016

13 June 2016 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

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Agenda

Pursuant to Paragraphs 3(b) and 4(b) of Section 100B of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), item 3A of this agenda (Property in Central Reading) is supplementary to the agenda circulated on 3 June 2016, for the meeting of the Policy Committee to be held on Monday 13 June 2016 at 6.30pm, in the Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Reading.

ItemDescriptionWards affectedReport
1.DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEMS  
2.

READING FESTIVAL - LAND CHARGES

Councillors Lovelock & Gittings / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

ABBEY 
3.

LAND NORTH OF ISLAND ROAD - WEST SITE

Councillor Lovelock / Managing Director

WHITLEY 
3A

PROPERTY IN CENTRAL READING

Councillor Lovelock/ Managing Director

  
4.

BRIDGE HALL, OXFORD ROAD

Councillor Lovelock / Managing Director

ABBEY & BATTLE 
5.

READIBUS - ADDITIONAL FUNDING

Councillor Page / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

BOROUGHWIDE 
6.

READING GREEN PARK STATION DESIGN WORK

Councillor Page / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

BOROUGHWIDE 
 Items for consideration in public session  
7.CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS  
8.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

  
9.

MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Policy Committee meetings on 11 April and 25 May 2016.

 

pdf icon 11 June minutes [55kb]

pdf icon 25 May minutes [24kb]

10.

PETITIONS AND QUESTIONS

To receive any petitions from the public and any questions from the public and Councillors.

  
11.DECISION BOOK REFERENCES  
12.

HOUSING REVENUE ACCOUNT - RENT SETTING 2016/17

Councillor Davies / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services and Head of Finance

This report sets out a proposal to change Council housing rents and service charges for 2016/17, and asks the Committee to make a recommendation to the Council meeting on 28 June 2016.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 12 [96kb]

pdf icon Item 12 EIA [107kb]

13.

DRAFT OUTTURN POSITION 2015/16

Councillor Lovelock / Head of Finance

This report sets out the draft outturn position for the 2015-16 accounts for the Council showing budget variances since the February Council report.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 13 [252kb]
14.

WINTER MAINTENANCE SERVICE TERM CONTRACT 2016-2019 - DELEGATED AUTHORITY FOR CONTRACT AWARD

Councillor Page / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

This report informs the Committee of the ongoing procurement process for the Winter Maintenance Service Term Contract and seeks delegated authority to enter into a contract with the successful tenderer.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 14 [37kb]
15.

REVIEW OF STATEMENT OF GAMBLING LICENSING PRINCIPLES

Councillor Gittings / Director of Environment and Neighbourhood Services

This report seeks formal approval for a revised 'Statement of Gambling Licensing Principles', following its consideration and recommendation for approval by Licensing Sub-Committee 3 on 11 May 2016.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 15 [1Mb]
16.

OUTSIDE BODY APPOINTMENTS

Councillor Lovelock / Managing Director

This report asks the Committee to make appointments or nominations to outside bodies for the Municipal Year 2016/17, or longer where required.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 16 [55kb]

 

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