Parish Council Agenda – 4th June 2018





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 14 May 2018. (Attached)
7:35pm – 7:40pm


Matters Arising – To discuss any issues arising from the minutes of 14 May 2018.
7:40pm – 7:50pm


Chairman’s Announcements

  • Meeting with Bloxham School held on 31 May 2018

7:50pm – 8:00pm


Open Forum – Members of the public are invited to raise any items which concern the Parish.
8:00pm – 8:10pm


Reports from County and District Councillors – To receive reports from the Bloxham County Councillor and District Councillors.
8:10pm – 8:20pm


Planning – To discuss any planning items, not covered within the minutes of the Planning Committee
(item 11i)
8:20pm – 8:25pm


Village Matters

  • Air Quality/Public Health Protection – To receive a report from the meeting held on 21 May 2018 with Cherwell District Council.
  • Bloxham Fun Day 2018 – To receive an update on Bloxham Fun Day being held on 9 June 2018.
  • Play Area Strategy – To comment on the Play Area Strategy from Cherwell District Council.
  • Garage on A361 in Bloxham – To receive an update on the issues relating to the site.
  • Defibrillator for the Village – To discuss the proposal for an additional defibrillator for the village.
  • Annual Parish Meeting – To review the format of the Bloxham Annual Parish Meeting.

8:25pm – 8:45pm


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 – There had not been a meeting of the Committee since the last meeting of the Parish Council. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday 7 June 2018 at 7.30pm.
  • Resources Committee – There had not been a meeting of the Committee since the last meeting of the Parish Council. The next meeting is scheduled for Thursday 5 July 2018 at 12.30pm.
  • Planning & Strategy Committee – To note the draft minutes of the meeting held on 24 May 2018. The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 12 June 2018 at 7.30pm at Bloxham Primary School.
  • Staffing Committee – There had not been a meeting of the Committee since the last meeting of the Parish Council
  • Parish Council Reports
  • Drop-In and Chat – There had not been a session since the last meeting of the Parish Council

8:45pm – 8:55pm

12. Finance

  • Accounts for Payment and Bank Reconciliation – To approve the accounts for payment and note the bank reconciliation. (To follow)
  • Section 106 Funds – To receive an update on the progress with the following projects:
  • Jubilee Hall;
  • Ex-Serviceman’s Hall;
  • Phase two of the two play equipment projects; and
  • the legal agreements for all of the projects.

8:55pm – 9:05pm


Correspondence – Items of correspondence will be circulated to members. 9:05pm


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 otherwise:

  • 2 July 2018
  • 6 August 2018
  • 3 September 2018
  • 1 October 2018
  • 5 November 2018
  • 3 December 2018



Items for the Next Agenda/Items of Information 9:05pm

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 June 2018 at Bloxham Fun Day
All reports and minutes are available on the Parish Council website

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