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 4 January 2016

Dear Councillor,


A meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 4 January 2016 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 7 December 2015.  (Attached)

19:35 – 19:40


5. Matters Arising – To discuss any issues arising from the minutes of 7 December 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:


·       14/01017/OUT, Milton Road (Miller Homes)

·       14/01634/REM, Land to the rear and north of 29 to 33 Quarry Close, Bloxham (Miller Homes)

·       14/00761/REM, Wellington Park, Barford Road (Bovis)

·       15/01528/F, Church Street, Bloxham (Taylor Wimpey)

·       15/00908/F, 30 Brookside Way, Bloxham (Taylor William Developments Ltd)

·       15/01090/F, The Bungalow, Cumberford Hill, Bloxham (Inglenook Properties)

·       Update on the progress with the layby in Bloxham Grove Road

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)            Parish Council Vacancy – To consider any applications for the vacancy on the Parish Council.


ii)          Committee Minutes and Recommendations.


·       Environment Committee – (Future meeting dates; 25 February 2016, 19 May 2016, 21 July 2016, 22 September 2016 and 24 November 2016)


·       Resources Committee – (Next meeting; TBC January 2016) (To follow)


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

15 December 2015.  (To follow)


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


Saturday 9 January 2016 – Councillors Gillian Roberts and Nick Rayner

Saturday 13 February 2016 – Councillors Mary Groves and Tom Smith


iv)          Jubilee Park Management Committee – To receive an update on the work of the Committee and discussion on the provision of an extension to the car park.


v)            Parish Transport Representatives Meeting – To appoint a Parish Council representative to the Group.

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)             Play Provision – To receive an update on the progress of the project to improve the play equipment in the village.


ii)       Old Bridge Road, Bloxham – To receive a report on the meeting with Oxfordshire County Council.


iii)           Crossing at A361/Strawberry Terrace – To receive an update from the County Council on the feasibility of a new crossing near to Strawberry Terrace.


iv)          First Aid Courses – To discuss proving another first aid course for residents of the village.


v)            Annual Parish Meeting 2016 – To note that the meeting is being held on Thursday 14 April 2016 and to agree the format of the meeting.


v)       The Slade – To receive an update on the work at The Slade.


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


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

21:00 – 21:20


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


·       1 February 2016

·       7 March 2015

·       4 April 2016

·       14 April 2016 (Annual Parish Meeting at Jubilee Hall, Bloxham)



15. Items for the Next Agenda/Items of Information 21:20