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Housing, Neighbourhoods and Leisure Committee 15-MAR-2017

15 March 2017 at 6:30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Amy Bryan. Contact committee services

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

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Attachments

pdf icon Agenda [91kb]

pdf icon All papers [14Mb]

Agenda

ItemDescriptionWards affectedReport
1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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

  
2.

MINUTES OF THE MEETING OF THE HOUSING, NEIGHBOURHOODS AND LEISURE COMMITTEE HELD ON 16 NOVEMBER 2016

 pdf icon Item 2 [72kb]
3.

MINUTES OF OTHER BODIES 

Community Safety Partnership - 10 November 2016

 pdf icon Item 3 [66kb]
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.

  
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.

  
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.

  
7.

COMMUNITY ALCOHOL PARTNERSHIP (CAP) UPDATE

To receive a presentation on the work of the Community Alcohol Partnership.

BOROUGHWIDE 
8.

READING FESTIVAL 2016 DEBRIEF

To receive a presentation on the 2016 Reading Festival.

BOROUGHWIDE 
9.

RE3 COMMUNICATIONS UPDATE

To receive a presentation on Re3 communications, including information on food waste prevention campaign.

BOROUGHWIDE 
10.

WASTE MINIMISATION STRATEGY 2017 - YEAR 2 UPDATE

This report updates the Committee on the progress achieved in the first two years of the Waste Minimisation Strategy 2015-2020 Action Plan.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 10 [54kb]

pdf icon Item 10 Appendix A [608kb]

pdf icon Item 10 Appendix B [1Mb]

11.

PROGRAMME OF WORKS TO COUNCIL HOUSING STOCK 2017-18

This report sets out the key elements for delivery next year of the programme of works to council housing stock and highlights achievements over the past financial year.

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 11 [507kb]

pdf icon Item 11 Appendix 2 [79kb]

12.

'FIXING OUR BROKEN HOUSING MARKET' - HOUSING WHITE PAPER, FEBRUARY 2017

This report summarises the content of a new Housing White Paper published by the Government and considers some of its potential implications for the Council.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 12 [97kb]
13.

READING OLD CEMETERY GATE

This report responds to a petition submitted to the Committee in 2015, about opening the access gate on the Wokingham Road to Reading Old Cemetery.

PARKpdf icon Item 13 [137kb]
14.

DEMOUNTABLE POOL AT RIVERMEAD LEISURE COMPLEX

This report seeks Committee's endorsement of the intention to enter into a Development Agreement and a Lease to enable the installation and operation of a demountable swimming pool at Rivermead.  

ABBEYpdf icon Item 14 [50kb]
15.

THE CULTURAL EDUCATION PARTNERSHIP

This report provides an update on progress in establishing a Cultural Education Partnership (CEP) for Reading in order to ensure access to high quality arts and cultural education for all children and young people.  

BOROUGHWIDE

pdf icon Item 15 [58kb]

pdf icon Item 15 Appendix 1 [14Mb]

pdf icon Item 15 Appendix 2 [58kb]

16.

SOUTH STREET ARTS CENTRE

To receive a presentation on the recently refurbished South Street Arts Centre. The presentation will cover the works that have been carried out and how they will support an expanded programme at the centre whilst also improving financial sustainability.

KATESGROVE 

 

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