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 october 2016



1. Welcome – To welcome the Councillors and the public to the meeting.  7:30pm


2. Apologies for absence – To receive any apologies for absence from the meeting. 7:30pm


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.


Advice on declarations of interest should be sought from the Clerk prior to the meeting, as advice cannot be given to Councillors at Parish Council meetings.

7:30pm – 7:35pm


4. Minutes – To confirm the minutes of the meetings held 5 September 2016.  (Attached)

7:35pm – 7:45pm


5. Matters Arising – To discuss any issues arising from the minutes of 5 September 2016.

7:45pm – 7:55pm


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

7:55pm – 8:05pm


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

8:05pm – 8:15pm




8. Planning


i)        To discuss any planning items, not covered within the minutes of the Planning Committee (item 9ii).


ii)        Flooding/Water & Drainage Issues – To receive an update on the flooding/water & drainage issue in Bloxham.


iii)       Bloxham Neighbourhood Development Plan (BNDP) – To discuss the arrangements for the referendum.

8:15pm – 8:250pm


9. Parish Council Matters


i)             Committee Minutes and Recommendations.  If Councillors have any queries on the minutes and decisions of the Committees, please contact the Clerk prior to the Parish Council meeting.


·            Environment Committee – To note the minutes and consider the recommendations of the meeting held on 22 September 2016.   (To follow)


·            Resources Committee – To note the minutes and consider the recommendations of the meeting held on 28 September 2016.   (To follow)


·            Planning & Strategy Committee – To note the minutes of the meetings held on 13 September 2016. (To follow)


·            Staffing Committee – No meeting of the Staffing Committee has been held since the last meeting of the Parish Council.

8:25pm – 8:40pm


  10. Finance


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


ii)            Section 106 Funds for Footpath Improvements – To discuss and agree in principle, to explore with the County Council, the possibility of using S.106 funds, to enable the Primary School to improve the flagged footpath access to the School, Pre-school and Butterfly Meadow Children’s Centre.


iii)           Christmas Lunch 2016 – To discuss a request for financial support from the Parish Council for provision of a Christmas Day lunch.

8:40pm – 8:55pm


11. Village Matters


i)             Remembrance Day – To agree the arrangements for the monitoring of the road closure and collection of the signs.

ii)            Bloxham School Meeting – To receive a report on the recent meeting at Bloxham School.

8:55pm – 9:10pm                                                                         


 12. Correspondence – Items of correspondence will be circulated to members.  9:10pm


13. Public and Press – To consider passing a resolution in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960, that the public and press be excluded from the meeting for item numbered 14 on the grounds that it could involve the likely disclosure of private and confidential information.   9:10pm


14. Administration Assistant – To discuss the appointment of an Administration Assistant. 9:10pm – 9:30pm


15. 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 November 2016

·       5 December 2016

·       9 January 2017

·       6 February 2017



16. Items for the Next Agenda/Items of Information 9:20pm



Parish Council ‘Drop-in and Chat’ Sessions are held on second Saturday of the month, at the Ex-Serviceman’s Hall from 10.30am to 11.30am.  Residents are invited along to meet their Parish Councillors and discuss any items affecting the village.


All reports and minutes are available on the Parish Council website