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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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 Housing, Neighbourhoods and Leisure Committee Meeting Held on 10 March 2022 pdf icon PDF 198 KB

3.

Minutes of Other Bodies pdf icon PDF 133 KB

Minutes of the Community Safety Partnership meetings held on 22 February 2022 and 21 April 2022.

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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

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.

Empty Homes Presentation

To receive a presentation on Empty Homes.

8.

Museum Partnership Reading National Portfolio Organisation Bid for 2023-2026 pdf icon PDF 380 KB

A report providing an update on the Museums Partnership Reading and seeking authority to extend the partnership agreement with the University of Reading in the event of a successful funding bid.

9.

Reading Abbey Revealed Project Evaluation pdf icon PDF 234 KB

A report highlighting the achievements and key successes of the Reading Abbey Revealed project since 2016.

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10.

Libraries Improvement Fund: Capital Scheme Approval pdf icon PDF 149 KB

A report advisingCommittee ofthe awardof anArts  CouncilEngland (ACE)Libraries Improvement Fund grant of £62,000 for Tilehurst Library and requesting scheme approval.

11.

Food Service Plan 2022-2023 pdf icon PDF 4 MB

This report sets out the updated Food Service Plan for the period 2022-2023.

12.

Community Safety Partnership Update pdf icon PDF 204 KB

An update on Reading’s Community Safety Partnership‘s workplan and proposed timeline for delivering the new Community Safety Strategy and Plan.

13.

Removal of Age Criteria from Council Housing Stock pdf icon PDF 192 KB

A report seeking approval to remove the age criteria from the Council’s general needs housing stock (non-sheltered) and to replace the remaining age-designated properties with local lettings policies where appropriate.

14.

Rent Guarantee Scheme Policy pdf icon PDF 191 KB

This report seeks approval for the updated Rent Guarantee Scheme Policy.

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15.

Presentation on Road Selection and Programme of Works

16.

Winter Maintenance Term Contract 2022-2025 (Plus Three-Year Extension) Tender and Contract Award pdf icon PDF 122 KB

To inform the Committee of the procurement process for the Winter Maintenance Term Contract 2022-2025 and to seek authority to enter into a contract with the successful tenderer.

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17.

Highway Maintenance Capital Programme 2022-2023 pdf icon PDF 170 KB

A report updating the Committee on the progress of year-3 of the £9M Highway Capital Investment Programme 2020/21 to 2022/23, informing the Committee of the Council’s additional £8M five-year Highway Capital Investment Programme and £4M two-year Highway Bridges & Structures Capital Investment Programme and seeking spend approval for these investments.

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