Agenda and minutes

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

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

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56.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 124 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Minutes of the meetings held on 22 January and 19 February 2024 were agreed as correct records and signed by the Chair.

57.

Questions pdf icon PDF 65 KB

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

Minutes:

Questions on the following matters were submitted by Councillors:

 

 

Questioner

Subject

Reply

 

1.

Cllr White

Improving Reading’s Teeth

Cllr McEwan

 

(The full text of the question and response was made available on the Reading Borough Council website).

58.

Thames Valley Police pdf icon PDF 4 MB

Minutes:

Matthew Barber, Thames Valley Police (TVP) Police & Crime Commissioner (PCC), Jason Hogg, TVP Chief Constable and Superintendent Steve Raffield, Reading LPA Commander attended the meeting to give presentations and answer questions from members of the Committee.

 

The PCC summarised his areas of focus for 2024 which included improving contact channels,  ...  view the full minutes text for item 58.

59.

Brighter Futures for Children Business Plan pdf icon PDF 125 KB

This report, submitted to the Committee in its capacity as the sole member of Brighter Futures for Children Limited (BFfC), sets out for approval the BFfC Business Plan and Contract Sum.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee, acting in its capacity as sole member of Brighter Futures for Children Limited (BFfC), considered a report seeking approval for the BFfC 2024/25 Business Plan and contract sum.  The Business Plan was attached to the report at Appendix 1.

 

The Business Plan set out the national and local  ...  view the full minutes text for item 59.

60.

2023/24 Quarter 3 Performance and Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 748 KB

This report sets out the projected Revenue and Capital outturn positions for 2023/24 for the General Fund and the Housing Revenue Accounts as at the end of Quarter 3 as well as the performance against the measures of success set out in the Council’s Corporate Plan.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee received a report setting out the projected revenue and capital outturn positions for 2023/24 for both the General Fund and the Housing Revenue Account as at the end of Quarter 3 (December 2023), as well as performance against the measures of success published in the Council’s Corporate Plan.  ...  view the full minutes text for item 60.

61.

Allotment Rent Review Consultation Update pdf icon PDF 217 KB

This report sets out the findings of the Allotment Survey 2023 and proposes increases in allotment rents and reductions in discounts to be implemented in April 2025.

Minutes:

Further to Minute 8 of the meeting of the Housing, Neighbourhoods & Leisure Committee held on 6 July 2023, the Committee considered a report setting out the findings of an Allotment Survey and proposing changes to allotment rents and discounts.  Attached to the report at Appendix A was a summary and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 61.