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Council 24-JAN 2017

24 January 2017 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Michael Popham & Richard Woodford. Contact committee services

Access Arrangements

All ground floor meeting rooms are accessible to wheelchair and scooter users.

An audio loop induction system is available in the Council Chamber and Committee Rooms 1, 4a and 4b for those with hearing difficulties (a portable induction loop is available for other rooms on request).

Contact the Committee Officer if you have any individual requirements to enable you to attend the meeting as soon as possible before the date of the meeting.

We can provide information in other formats (large print, audio, Braille) or languages on request.

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Please note that you will be able to watch this meeting on our webcasting page.


pdf icon Agenda [37kb]

pdf icon All papers [1Mb]



Mayor's Announcements

To receive Mayor's Announcements


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest



The Mayor to sign the Minutes of the proceedings of the Council Meeting held on 18 October 2016 (Pages A1-A10)

pdf icon Minutes [68kb]


To receive petitions in accordance with Standing Order 8

pdf icon Item 4 [15kb]

Questions from Members of the Public

Questions in accordance with Standing Order 9

pdf icon Item 5 [26kb]

Questions from Councillors

Questions in accordance with Standing Order 10

pdf icon Item 6 [35kb]

Reports and Recommendations from Committees

7.Budget 2017-18: Approval of Council Tax Base, NNDR1 Estimate & Estimated Collection Fund Surplus; Approval of the Local Council Tax Support Scheme 2017/18; and Removal of Empty and Second Home Council Tax Discounts
Report by Strategic Finance Director (Pages B1-B25) 
pdf icon Item 7 [221kb]
8.Future Audit Arrangements - Appointment of Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd
Report by Strategic Finance Director (Pages C1-C9)
pdf icon Item 8 [59kb]
9.Reading's 2nd Health & Wellbeing Strategy
Report by Director of Adult Care & Health Services (Pages D1-D50)
pdf icon Item 9 [1Mb]



Reading Fair Workload Charter

Councillor J Williams to move

pdf icon Item 10 [35kb]

Closure of Royal Berkshire Hospital Hydrotherapy Pool

Councillor Hoskin to move

pdf icon Item 11 [30kb]

Four Yearly Elections

Councillor Stevens to move

pdf icon Item 12 [17kb]

BREXIT Negotiations

Councillor Rodda to move

pdf icon Item 13 [9kb]


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