07 October 2014 – Agenda




All Members of the Community, Leisure and Recreation Committee

Cllrs D Bretherton, N Champken-Woods (Chairman), A Dite, M Dyer, L Emery, P Lambert, D Laver, M Stiles (Deputy Chairman) and T Wyse

Ex Officio (Voting) Members – J Matelot Green (Town Mayor) and N Dixon (Deputy Mayor)

To all other Members for information

Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

Tuesday 7 October 2014

6.30 pm (maximum two hours)



Helen Stewart BEM

Clerk of the Council

Date:  1 October 2014



1 Apologies for Absence

2 Declarations of Interest

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.

3 Public Participation

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 Committee Administrator no later than 5pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.

4 Minutes

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Committee meeting held on 8 July 2014.


5 Budget Summary

To receive a summary up to 31 August 2014.

6 Reports from Representatives on External Organisations

To receive reports from the nominated representatives on:

a)    Cuttle Brook Management Comm. (Cllrs Laver and Stiles)

b)    Carnival Committee (Cllr Emery)

c)    Football Partnership (Cllr Dyer)

d)    Twinning Association (Cllr Humphries)

e)    Cricket Club (Cllr Champken-Woods)

f)     Chinnor RFC (Cllr Bretherton)

7 Continental Market

To agree to two continental markets during 2015.

Report – Continental Markets

8 Play Area Strategy

To approve the policy.

Report – Play Area Strategy

9 Recreation Areas

To approve the Inspection policy.

Report – Recreation Areas – Inspection Policy for Play Areas

10 Town Awards

To review the 2014 Awards and consider any changes to the categories for 2015.

Report – Town Awards


11 Carnival

To receive a progress report on who will take on the responsibilities for organising future Carnivals and agree the transfer of any balances for the event to the Carnival Committee.

Report – Carnival

12 Christmas Event

To receive an update on the arrangements for the Christmas Event.

Report – Christmas Event

13 Service of Remembrance

To note the date – Sunday 9 November 2014,10.30am assemble in car park at Town Hall.

14 Maintenance Report

To note the report.

Maintenance Report