Agenda

Venue: Council Chamber, Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading

Contact: Julie Quarmby - Committee Services Email: (julie.quarmby@reading.gov.uk)  0118 937 2368

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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 Housing, Neighbourhoods & Leisure Committee meeting held on 8 November 2023 pdf icon PDF 162 KB

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Minutes of Other Bodies pdf icon PDF 106 KB

Minutes of the Community Safety Partnership meetings held on 8 November 2023

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.

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Questions pdf icon PDF 61 KB

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.

GLL Annual Report and Presentation pdf icon PDF 203 KB

An update on the performance and delivery of Leisure Services and development of new facilities by Greenwich Leisure Ltd (GLL) and to inform the Committee of the Council’s success in securing a £1.5m grant from Sport England Strategic Facilities Fund towards the cost of Rivermead and Palmer Park leisure centres.

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7.

Highway Maintenance Update 2023-24 & Programme 2024-25 pdf icon PDF 292 KB

A report giving an update on the progress of year-2 (2023/24) of the Council’s additional £8M 5-year (2022/23 to 2026/27) Highway Capital Investment Programme and of year-2 (2023/24) of the Council’s additional £4M 2-year (2022/23 to 2023/24) Bridges & Structures Capital Investment Programme.  The report also informs the Committee of year-3 of the 3-year Department for Transport (DfT) Highway Maintenance Award 2024/25 Local Transport Block Funding(Integrated Transport & Highway Maintenance) settlement, the additional DfT Road Resurfacing Fund Allocation for Reading of £7.726M and provides an update on the completed Highway Maintenance 2023/24 DfT Local Transport Block FundingCapital Works Programme.

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New Reading Central Library pdf icon PDF 303 KB

A report providing an update on progress with the new Reading Central Library, indicating improved provision to bookstock in key areas, highlighting the progress being made to withdraw and dispose of elements of library stock where no longer needed and confirming the approach to planning the move.

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Discretionary Licensing in the Private Rented Sector pdf icon PDF 4 MB

A report seeking authorisation to consult on the implementation of a Boroughwide additional licensing scheme alongside the phased implementation of a selective licensing scheme to drive up conditions and improve the management of the private rented sector.

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