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 3 August 2015

Dear Councillor,


A meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 3 August 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 6 July 2015.  (Attached)

19:35 – 19:40


5. Matters Arising – To discuss any issues arising from the minutes of 6 July 2015.

19:40 – 19:50


6. Residents’ Issues – Residents of the village are invited to raise any items which concern the Parish.  Those highlighted to the Parish Council already include dog fouling, keeping dogs on leads and noting the remit of the Public Rights of Way Officer.

19:50 – 20:00


7. Village Caretaker – The new Village Caretaker, Bruno Duarte has been invited to attend the meeting to meet the Parish Council and discuss the role further.

20:00 – 20:15




8. The Slade – Marie Jones will be managing the Slade on behalf of the Parish Council and she has been invited to the meeting to meet the Parish Council to discuss the role further, as well as discussing attendance on a first aid course.

20:15 – 20:30


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

20:30 – 20:40


10. 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: (To follow) 


·       Planning application for reserved matters submitted by Miller Homes relating to the development on Milton Road south

·       Bovis development on Tadmarton Road

·       Miller Homes Tadmarton Road

·       Yeoman’s Garage

·       1 Hyde Grove

·       30 Brookside Way

·       Local Plan Adoption

·       Bus consultation


iv)              Traffic survey – To note the response from the County Council regarding their budget constraints and to delegate to the Planning Committee the formulation of a proposal regarding the village traffic survey.


v)                Geo Mapping – To receive a report on the training event attended by Councillor Jenny Yates.  (To follow) 


vi)               Future of Parish Councils – To receive a report on the training event attended by Councillor Jenny Yates.  (To follow) 

20:40 – 20:50


11. Bloxham Neighbourhood Development Plan (BNDP) – To receive a progress report from John Groves, BNDP Co-ordinator, to approve the amended version of the Plan (if required) and approve the submission of the Plan to Cherwell District Council.

20:50 – 21:10


12. Parish Council Matters


i)            Committee Minutes and Recommendations.


·       Environment Committee – (meeting dates: 13 August 2015 & 19 November 2015)


·       Resources Committee – (meeting dates: 22 October 2015)


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

9 July 2015.  (previously circulated) 


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 8 August 2015 – Councillors Tom Smith and Stephen Phipps

Saturday 12 September 2015 – Councillor Patricia Hopkins and Sue Slater


iii)           Jubilee Park Management Committee – To receive a report on the AGM and re-launch of the Hall which were held on 2 August 2015.

21:10 – 21:20


  13. 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)           External Auditors, BDO, Report 2014/2015 – To note the external auditors report for 2014/2015.  (previously circulated)

21:20 – 21:25


14. Village Matters


i)             Bloxham Recreation Ground Trustees – To receive report from the meeting held on 29 July 2015 at 2pm with regard to the results of the play provision questionnaire.


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


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


iv)          Red Lion – To receive an update on the sale of the Red Lion Hub.


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

21:25 – 21:35


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

21:35 – 21:40


16. 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


    • 7 September 2015
    • 5 October 2015
    • 2 November 2015
    • 7 December 2015



17. Items for the Next Agenda/Items of Information