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 – 7 September 2015

Dear Councillor,


A meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 7 September 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 3 August 2015.  (Attached)

19:35 – 19:40


5. Matters Arising – To discuss any issues arising from the minutes of 3 August 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)              Street Naming – To suggest street names for the development on Milton Road, Bloxham.


iv)                      Planning Matters – To receive updates on the following: (To follow) 


·       Street Lighting in Gascoigne Way

·       Correspondence with Victoria Prentis MP

·       OCC Bus Consultation

·       Planning application on Milton Road (Miller Homes), Wellington Park, Barford Road (Bovis)

20:10 – 20:20


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

20:20 – 20:30


10. Parish Council Matters


i)            Committee Minutes and Recommendations.


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


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


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

1 September 2015.  (To follow)


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


Saturday 12 September 2015 – Councillor Patricia Hopkins and Sue Slater

Saturday 10 October 2015 – Councillors Andy Taplin and Jenny Yates


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


iv)          Role and Responsibilities Training – To remind Councillors about the training session being held on Saturday 26 September 2015 at Godswell Park, from 10am to 1.30pm.


v)            Parish Liaison Meeting – The next Parish Liaison meeting is due to be held at Cherwell District Council on Wednesday 11 November 2015.

20:30 – 20:50


  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)

20:50 – 21:00



12. Village Matters


i)             Bloxham Recreation Ground Trustees/Play Provision Questionnaire – To discuss the progress of the discussions with the Trustees with regard to improvements to play equipment in the village.


ii)          Recycling Services – To discuss the changes to Recycling Services in the County.


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


iv)          Milton Allotments – To note that there are vacant plots at the Milton Allotments which could be available for Bloxham residents.


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


vi)          The Slade – To receive an update on the work at the Slade, any applications for grant funding and the discussions with land owners whose boundaries are shared with The Slade.


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


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

21:00 – 21:10


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

21:10 – 21:20


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


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



15. Items for the Next Agenda/Items of Information