Agenda

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

Contact: Julie Quarmby - Committee Services  Email: julie.quarmby@reading.gov.uk

Link: Webcast of meeting

Items
No. Item

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 & LEISURE COMMITTEE HELD ON 3 JULY 2019 pdf icon PDF 92 KB

3.

Minutes of Other Bodies

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 pdf icon PDF 39 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.

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 subject of Decision Book reports.

7.

PRIVATE SECTOR RENEWAL & DISABLED ADAPTATIONS POLICY pdf icon PDF 119 KB

This report seeks approval of the draft updated Private Sector Renewal & Disabled Adaptations Policy for consultation, with the final report and policy being presented to Policy Committee in February 2020.

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8.

FIRE SAFETY IN TALL BUILDINGS pdf icon PDF 100 KB

This report provides an update on the Council’s response following the Grenfell Tower fire in Kensington on 14 June 2017, including action taken in relation to the Authority’s own housing stock, other corporate buildings and schools, as well as wider work in partnership with the Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service (RBFRS) in respect of privately owned high rise residential blocks within the Borough boundaries.

9.

DOMESTIC ABUSE STRATEGY 2019-22 pdf icon PDF 51 KB

This report summarises the draft Domestic Abuse Strategy for Reading, 2019-22 and the report on the recently completed consultation.  The report also recommends that the committee adopts the draft strategy in appendix 1, as the live Domestic Abuse Strategy for Reading 2019-22.

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