Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Reading, RG1 2LU

Contact: Simon Hill - Committee Services Email: (simon.hill@reading.gov.uk)  0118 9372303

Media

Items
No. Item

Items for Consideration in Public Session

1.

Chair's Announcements

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 72 KB

4.

Petitions and Questions pdf icon PDF 132 KB

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

 

5.

Decision Book References

6.

Climate Emergency pdf icon PDF 141 KB

Councillors Brock and Page / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report outlines the Council’s progress to date in tackling climate change, work in progress and sets outs the proposed approach to responding to the climate emergency declaration made by the Council on the 26th February 2019.

Additional documents:

7.

Energy Procurement pdf icon PDF 109 KB

Councillors Emberson and Page / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report seeks the Policy Committee’s approval to enter into new contracts for energy supply.

8.

Water Procurement pdf icon PDF 86 KB

Councillors Emberson and Page / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report seeks the Committee’s approval to enter into a new contract for water supply.

9.

Establishing a Cleaner Air and Safer Transport Forum pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Councillor Page / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report asks the Committee to approve the draft Terms of Reference for the new Cleaner Air and Safer Transport Forum and to appoint the councillor membership of the Forum.

10.

Review of Residents Parking Permit Charges and New Residents Parking Schemes pdf icon PDF 95 KB

Councillor Page / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report recommends increases to the current charges for residents and visitor parking permits, and sets out proposals for a new virtual visitor permit scheme and improved enforcement of the permit areas.

11.

St Michael's Primary School - Priority Schools Building Programme pdf icon PDF 78 KB

Councillor Pearce / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report seeks approval for major refurbishment works to St Michael’s Primary School under the Department for Education’s Priority Schools Building Programme.

12.

School Estate Heating and Electrical Programme pdf icon PDF 76 KB

Councillor Pearce / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report seeks approval for the release of designated capital programme funding to carry out a three year programme of works on heating and electrical installations across Reading’s community schools and nurseries.

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13.

Local Government Boundary Commission Review of Ward Boundaries 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Councillor Brock / Returning Officer

 

This report gives an update on the Local Government Boundary Commission review of Reading Borough Council seeks approval for a proposed submission on Council Size.

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14.

Quarter 4 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Councillor Emberson / Director of Resources

 

This report sets out the interim revenue and capital outturn positions for 2018/19 as at the end of March 2019, and performance against the measures of success published in the Council’s Corporate Plan.

Items to be considered by the Committee Acting as Shareholder of Reading Transport Limited

15.

Reading Transport Limited - Operational Update pdf icon PDF 48 KB

Councillors Page, Brock & Emberson / Director of Resources

 

This report sets out an operational update from Reading Transport Limited, as part of the company’s reporting obligations to the Council as shareholder.

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16.

Reading Transport Limited - Appointment of Directors pdf icon PDF 40 KB

Councillors Page, Brock and Emberson / Director of Resources

 

This report asks the Committee, acting as Shareholder of Reading Transport Limited (RTL), to appoint Directors to the RTL Board.

Items for Consideration in Closed Session

17.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion will be moved by the Chair:

 

“That, pursuant to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) members of the press and public be excluded during consideration of the following items on the agenda, as it is likely that there would be disclosure of exempt information as defined in the relevant Paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of that Act”

 

18.

Declarations of Interest for Closed Session Items

19.

Reading Transport Limited - Shareholder Report

Councillors Brock, Emberson and Page / Director of Resources

20.

Energy and Water Procurement

Councillors Emberson and Page / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services