27 October 2015 – Agenda

SUMMONS TO ATTEND A
MEETING OF THAME TOWN COUNCIL

TO: All Members of Thame Town Council

VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

DATE: Tuesday 27 October 2015

TIME: 6.30 pm (maximum two hours)

Cllrs B Austin, D Bretherton, D Butler, N Champken-Woods, P Cowell,
M Deacock, N Dixon, D Dodds, M Dyer, L Emery, H Fickling, C Jones,
P Lambert, A Midwinter, M Stiles and T Wyse

Graham Hunt
Clerk of the Council

Date: 21 October 2015

 

A G E N D A

 

A Skate Park Cheque Presentation

 

1 Apologies for Absence

 

2 Declarations of Interest and Dispensations

To notify of any items that appear in the agenda in which there may be an interest that has not been recorded in the Member’s Register of Interest; and confirmation of any relevant dispensations.

 

3 Civic Announcements

To receive the report of the Mayor and any such communications as the Mayor may wish to lay before the Council.

 

4 Public Participation and Public Questions

To consider applications from members of the public to address the Committee (5 minutes maximum), in respect of any item of business included in the agenda. Applications to speak must have been received by the Town Clerk no later than 5pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.

To consider questions from members of the public (who live, work or run a business in the Parish). Written questions must have been received by the Town Clerk no later than 4pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.

 

5 Cricket Club

To receive a presentation from the cricket club on the redevelopment of the clubhouse / pavilion.

 

6 Report from County Councillor N Carter

To receive the report of County Councillor N Carter (5 minutes maximum).

 

7 Reports from South Oxfordshire District Councillors

To receive reports from Cllrs N Champken-Woods, D Dodds and J Matelot Green (Maximum of 5 minutes each).

 

8 Notices of Motion

To consider any motions in the order in which they were notified.

 

9 Members Questions (under Standing Order 11)

A Member may ask the Mayor any questions concerning the business of the Council.

 

10 Minutes

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 29 September 2015.

 

11 Policy & Resources Committee

To note the minutes and consider any recommendations arising from the meeting on 13 October 2015

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12 Community, Leisure & Recreation Committee

To note the minutes and consider any recommendations arising from the meeting on 6 October 2015.

 

13 Planning & Environment Committee

To note the minutes of the Planning & Environment Committee held on 28 July 2015, 18 August 2015, 8 September 2015, 29 September 2015 and 20 October 2015.

 

14 Neighbourhood Plan Continuity Committee

To note the minutes and consider any recommendations arising from the meeting on 20 October 2015.

 

15 External Audit

To receive the External Auditor’s report for 2014-15.

 

16 Investment Management

To approve that Rathbone Investment Management Ltd be re-appointed to manage the Council’s Investment Portfolio for the duration of this civic administration.

 

17 Branding and Web Specification

To approve the redevelopment of the Council’s website and branding scheme.

 

18 Thame Mayor’s Charity Fund

To resolve that Cllr David Bretherton and the Mayor, with relevant support from officers, establish viability and if viable, to set up a Registered Charity to administer the Thame Mayor’s Charity Fund.

 

19 Oxfordshire County Council Budget Consultation

To resolve that the formulation of any response to the public consultation on proposed Oxfordshire County Council budget saving options would be delegated to the Town Clerk, seeking input as appropriate from all Members.

 

20 Open Spaces Working Group / Elms Park Consultation

To note that TEP (The Environment Partnership) have been selected by the Open Spaces Working Group to execute the consultation / outline design of improvements to Elms Park, and then the management of the subsequent implementation, with their fees forward funded from The Elms s106 contribution.