Bloxham Parish Council Meeting - Monday 3 April 2017

at 7.30pm at St Mary's Parish Rooms, Bloxham

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Bloxham Parish Council Agenda – 1 June 2015

Dear Councillor,


A meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 1 June 2015 at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Parish Rooms, Bloxham, to transact the business set out in the Agenda below, and you are summoned to attend.


Councillors Christine Heath and Lynda Thirzie-Smart have been invited to attend as District Councillors and Councillor Kieron Mallon has been invited as County Councillor.



Clerk to the Parish Council




1. Welcome – To welcome the Councillors and the public to the meeting.  19:30


2. Apologies for absence – To receive any apologies for absence from the meeting. 19:30


3. Declarations of Interest – Members are asked to declare any interest, and the nature of that interest, which they may have in any of the items under consideration at this meeting

19:30 – 19:35


4. Minutes – To confirm the minutes of the meeting held 11 May 2015.  (Attached)

19:35 – 19:40


5. Matters Arising – To discuss any issues arising from the minutes of 11 May 2015.

19:40 – 19:50


6. Residents’ Issues – Residents of the village are invited to raise any items which concern the Parish.

19:50 – 20:00


7. Reports from County and District Councillors – To receive reports from the Bloxham County Councillor and District Councillors.

20:00 – 20:10


8. Planning


i)                  Planning Applications – To note the planning applications considered by the Parish Council’s Planning Committee since the last meeting. (To follow)


ii)               Results of Planning Applications – To note the results of planning applications determined by Cherwell District Council’s Planning Committee.  (To follow)


iii)                       Planning Matters – To receive updates on the following:


·       Meeting with Bovis Homes on 27 May 2015

·       Proposed meeting with Victoria Prentice MP

·       Traffic Survey

·       Other developments in the village

20:10 – 20:30


9. Bloxham Neighbourhood Development Plan (BNDP) – To receive a progress report from John Groves, BNDP Co-ordinator.

20:30 – 20:40


10. Parish Council Matters


i)            Committee Minutes and Recommendations.


·       Environment Committee – To consider the minutes of the meeting held on 14 May 2015.  (To follow)  (meeting dates: 13 August 2015 & 19 November 2015)


·       Resources Committee. (meeting dates: 18 June 2015 & 22 October 2015)


·       Planning & Strategy Committee – To note the minutes of the meeting held on

21 May 2015.  (To follow) 


ii)          Drop-in and Chat Session – To note the issues which were raised at the last session.  Sessions are held at the Ex-Serviceman’s Hall from 10.30am to 11.30am, unless stated otherwise.


Saturday 13 June 2015 – Councillors Stephen Phipps and Mary Groves

Saturday 11 July 2015 – Councillor Gloria Lester-Stevens and Nick Rayner


iii)         Jubilee Park Management Committee – To receive an update on the work of the Committee.


iv)         Parish Council Documents – To confirm the following documents for 2015/2016:


·       Standing Orders

·       Financial Regulations

·       Asset Register

·       Risk Register


v)                              v)       Ellen Hinde Hall – To discuss the letter from Ellen Hinde Hall Trustees.


vi)      Christmas Tree Festival – To discuss whether the Parish Council wishes to sponsor a Christmas Tree in the 2015 Festival.

20:40 – 21:00


  11. Finance


i)             Accounts for Payment – To approve the accounts for payment.  (To follow)


ii)            Bank Reconciliation – To note the bank reconciliation to date.  (To follow)


iii)           Solagen Sign – To approve the expenditure for the works to the Solagen VAS sign on the A361.

21:00 – 21:10


12. Village Matters


i)             Bloxham Recreation Ground Trustees – To receive an update on the discussions with the Trustees.


ii)            Thames Valley Police – To receive an update on the meeting with Thames Valley Police, held on 20 May 2015.


iii)           Mobility Issues in Bloxham – To discuss the footpath along Barford Road being extended to Bloxham Mill and also access problem on the footpath from Barford Road to Gascoigne Way.


iv)          Circular Walk – To receive an update on the Circular Walk.


v)            The Slade – To receive an update on the transfer of The Slade.


vi)          First Aid Course – To note the attendees for the First Aid Course on Saturday 20 June 2015 at Jubilee Hall, from 10am to 1pm.


vii)         Village Groups – To receive any reports from the village groups.


viii)        Red Lion – To receive an update on the Red Lion Hub proposal.


ix)          Youth Club – To receive a report on the Youth Club.

21:10 – 21:30


13. Correspondence – Items of correspondence will be circulated to members.

21:30 – 21:40


14. Meeting Dates – Future meeting dates for Bloxham Parish Council are stated below.

They will commence at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Parish Rooms, Bloxham, unless stated


    • 6 July 2015
    • 3 August 2015
    • 7 September 2015
    • 5 October 2015
    • 2 November 2015
    • 7 December 2015



15. Items for the Next Agenda/Items of Information