Parish Council Agenda – 8th Jan 2018

A meeting of the Parish Council will be held on Monday 8 January 2018 at 7.30pm in St Mary’s Parish Rooms, Bloxham, to transact the business set out in the Agenda below



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 4 December 2017.  (Attached)
7:35pm – 7:40pm


Matters Arising – To discuss any issues arising from the minutes of 4 December 2017.

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

7:40pm – 7:50pm


Chairman’s Announcements

  • Meeting held with Bloxham School on Tuesday 12 December 2017;
  • Meeting held with Warriner School on Monday 18 December 2017; and
  • Chairman, Vice-Chairman and Clerk to attend the OALC’s General Data Protection Regulations training on 14 February 2018.

7:50pm – 8:00pm


Residents’ Issues – Residents of the village 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                                                                                    



i)        To discuss any planning items, not covered within the minutes of the Planning Committee
(item 10 i)
8:20pm – 8:25pm


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.
  • Resources Committee – There had not been a meeting of the Committee since the last meeting of the Parish Council.
  • Planning & Strategy Committee – To note the minutes of the meeting held on 12 December 2017.  The next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday 9 January 2018.
  • 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 – A report of the session held on 9 December 2017 has been saved in Drop Box for Councillors.

8:25pm – 8:35pm

11. 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;
  • Bloxham Recreation Ground:
  • Ex-Serviceman’s Hall;
  • 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.
  • To discuss how to progress phase two of the play equipment project.

8:35pm – 8:55pm


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.

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
  • 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 9:05pm


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 13 January 2018  
All reports and minutes are available on the Parish Council website

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