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MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL PARISH COUNCIL MEETING HELD AT
ST MARY’S PARISH ROOMS BLOXHAM ON TUESDAY 17 NOVEMBER 2015 AT 7.30PM
PRESENT: Councillor Geoff Mollard (Chairman); Councillors Mary Groves, Patricia Hopkins, Sue Slater and Jenny Yates
ALSO IN ATTENDANCE: Gillian Roberts (Co-opted member of the Parish Council’s Environment Committee and Planning & Strategy Committee)
APOLOGIES: Parish Councillors Robert Giles, Nick Rayner, Andrew Taplin and Gloria Lester-Stevens submitted their apologies because they had work commitments and these were accepted. Councillor Stephen Phipps submitted his apologies because he had a prior engagement and these were accepted. District Councillor Lynda Thirzie-Smart also submitted her apologies.
The Chairman welcomed everyone to the meeting and reminded the Councillors and the public that recording of the meeting was permitted. However, he asked that should anyone wish to record the proceedings, could they please advise the Parish Council so that this could be facilitated.
91/15 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST – There were no declarations of interest.
Resolved that the interest be noted.
92/15 BLOXHAM NEIGHBOURHOOD DEVELOPMENT PLAN (BNDP) – Prior to the meeting, the amended Bloxham Neighbourhood Development Plan had been circulated to the Parish Council.
The Councillors were informed that Cherwell District Council Officers were of the opinion that it might be possible to start the consultation on Thursday 26 November 2016 (with a formal notification in the Banbury Guardian).
Due to the approaching Christmas period, the normal six week consultation may need to be extended by a further two weeks. The outstanding documentation containing the contact addresses of respondents to the previous consultation would need to be provided to Cherwell District Council.
Resolved that the Bloxham Neighbourhood Development Plan be approved for submission to Cherwell District Council.
93/15 MEETING DATES
Resolved that it be noted that, future meeting dates for Bloxham Parish Council were as stated below. They would all commence at 7.30pm (unless stated otherwise) in St Mary’s Parish Rooms, Bloxham, and reference should be made to the agenda prior to the meeting:
7 December 2015, 4 January 2016, 1 February 2016
(The meeting closed at 7.35pm)