Agenda

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

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Chair's Announcements

2.

Declarations of Interest

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 110 KB

4.

Petitions and Questions

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

 

5.

Decision Book References

6.

Thames Valley Police - Chief Constable and Police & Crime Commissioner

7.

Arthur Hill Pool pdf icon PDF 83 KB

Councillors Brock, Emberson & Ennis / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhoods

 

This report provides an update on the former Arthur Hill Swimming Pool following the discontinuance of the disposal process, and sets out a recommended way forward for the property to be appropriated by the Council’s Housing Revenue Account and developed to provide key worker housing for rent.

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8.

Household Waste - The Way Forward pdf icon PDF 287 KB

Councillors Page & James / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report sets out a way forward for the Household Waste service to achieve the strategy of increasing recycling and reducing the cost of waste.

9.

Chestnut Walk Improvements pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Councillors Rowland & Page / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report seeks approval for improvement works to Chestnut Walk.

10.

Bridge Maintenance (Works) Term Contract 2020-2024 pdf icon PDF 57 KB

Councillor Page / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report informs the Committee of the ongoing procurement process for the Bridge Maintenance (Works) Term Contract 2020-2024 and seeks authority to enter into a contract with the successful tenderer.

11.

Buildings Compliance and Condition Programme pdf icon PDF 72 KB

Councillors Brock & Emberson / Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services

 

This report seeks approval to release designated capital spend of £4.5m to carry out a programme of compliance and condition work across the Council’s corporate buildings over the next three years.

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12.

Hyperoptic Full Fibre Installation to Council Housing Stock pdf icon PDF 84 KB

Councillors Ennis and Emberson / Director of Resources

 

This report seeks approval to enter into a non-exclusive Wayleave Agreement with Hyperoptic to install “Fibre To The Premise” to the Council’s high-rise housing stock.

13.

Quarter 1 2019-20 Performance Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Councillor Emberson / Director of Resources

 

This report sets out the projected revenue and capital outturn positions for 2019/20 for the General Fund and the Housing Revenue Accounts as at the end of June 2019 (Quarter 1), and the performance for the first quarter against the measures of success published in the Council’s Corporate Plan.

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14.

Reading's Armed Forces Covenant and Action Plan - Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 60 KB

Councillor Brock / Chief Executive

 

This report presents an annual update on the Armed Forces Covenant and progress against the associated action plan.

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15.

Ward Boundary Review Working Group pdf icon PDF 80 KB

Councillors Brock & Emberson / Returning Officer

 

This report recommends that an advisory cross-party Ward Boundary Review Working Group be established, to assist the development of the Council’s response to the consultation by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England on a review of Reading’s ward boundaries.

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

16.

Reading Transport Limited - Appointment of Director pdf icon PDF 38 KB

Councillor Brock / Director of Resources

 

This report asks the Committee, acting as shareholder of Reading Transport Limited, to approve the appointment of the company’s new Finance Director to the RTL Board.

Item to be considered by the Committee Acting as Shareholder of Homes for Reading Limited

17.

Homes for Reading - Appointment of Director pdf icon PDF 39 KB

Councillor Brock / Assistant Director of Legal and Democratic Services

 

This report asks the Committee, acting as shareholder of Homes for Reading (HfR), to agree the appointment of the Director of Economic Growth and Neighbourhood Services to the HfR Board.

Item to be considered by the Committee Acting as Sole Member for Brighter Futures for Children

18.

Brighter Futures for Children Contracts Update pdf icon PDF 65 KB

Councillors Brock, Terry, Pearce & Emberson / Director of Resources

 

This report asks the Committee, in its capacity as sole member for Brighter Futures for Children Limited, to note the key performance indicators and management information metrics for the Service Delivery Contract.