Parish Council Agenda 4th Dec 2017

A meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 4 December 2017 at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Parish Rooms, Bloxham, to transact the business set out in the Agenda below.

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


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


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


Minutes – To confirm the minutes of the meetings held on 6 November 2017.  (Attached)
7:35pm – 7:40pm


Section 106 Project – Ellen Hinde Hall – To discuss the additional funding for the Section 106 project at Ellen Hinde Hall.
7:40pm – 7:50pm


Section 106 Project – Ex-Serviceman’s Hall – To discuss the additional funding for the Section 106 project at the Ex-Serviceman’s Hall.
7:50pm – 8.00pm


Matters Arising – To discuss any issues arising from the minutes of 6 November 2017.

  • Parish Council Actions – Any actions which have not been dealt with since the last meeting, will be reported to the Parish Council.

8:00pm – 8:05pm


Chairman’s Announcements

  • Cherwell District Council’s Parish Liaison Meeting held on 8 November 2017
  • Cherwell District Council’s Peer Challenge held on 14 November 2017
  • Update on the Land at Gascoigne Way

8:05pm – 8:10pm


Residents’ Issues – Residents of the village are invited to raise any items which concern the Parish.
8:10pm – 8:20pm


Reports from County and District Councillors – To receive reports from the Bloxham County Councillor and District Councillors.
8:20pm – 8:30pm



i)        To discuss any planning items, not covered within the minutes of the Planning Committee
(item 12 i)
8:30pm – 8:35pm


Parish Council Matters

  • 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 of the meeting held on 13 November 2017 and approve the recommendations.
  • Resources Committee – To note the minutes of the meeting held on 22 November 2017 and approve the recommendations.
  • Planning & Strategy Committee – To note the minutes of the meeting held on 9 November 2017.  The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 12 December 2017.
  • Staffing Committee – There had not been a meeting of the Committee since the last meeting of the Parish Council.
  • Drop-In and Chat – A report of the session held on 11 November 2017 has been saved in Drop Box for Councillors.

8:35pm – 8:45pm

13. Finance

  • Accounts for Payment and Bank Reconciliation – To approve the accounts for payment and note the bank reconciliation. (To follow)
  • Budget and Precept 201/2019 – To approve the budget and precept for 2018/2019.
  • Section 106 Funds
  • To receive an update on the progress with the following projects:
  • Jubilee Hall;
  • Bloxham Recreation Ground:
  • Phase 1 of the two play equipment projects;  and
  • the legal agreements for all of the projects;
  • To receive an update on the progress with the amenity land on the Miller Homes, Milton Road site.

8:45pm – 9:00pm


Village Matters

  • Bloxham Fun Day 2018 – To receive a report on Bloxham Fun Day.
  • Annual Parish Meeting 2018 – To note that the Annual Parish Meeting is being held on Thursday 19 April 2018 at 7.30pm at Warriner School and agree a format.

9:00pm – 9:15pm


Correspondence – Items of correspondence will be circulated to members. 9:15pm 


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

  • 8 January 2018
  • 5 February 2018
  • 5 March 2018
  • 9 April 2018
  • 19 April 2018 (Annual Parish Meeting at Warriner School, Bloxham)



Items for the Next Agenda/Items of Information 9:15pm

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.

Next Session: Saturday 9 December 2017  
All reports and minutes are available on the Parish Council website

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