08 July 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 and M Stiles (Deputy Chairman)

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 8 July 2014

6.30 pm (maximum two hours)



Helen Stewart BEM

Clerk of the Council

Date: 2 July 2014



Apologies for Absence

2 Declarations of Interest

3 Public Participation

To consider applications from members of the public to address the Committee (5 minutes maximum), applications having been received by the Town Clerk 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 11 February 2014 and 13 May 2014.



5 Budget Summary

To receive a summary up to 31 May 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 Gunn)

7 Thame Remembers

To receive a presentation.

8 Christmas Lighting Scheme

To make a recommendation to Full Council to award the tender.

9 Christmas Event

To provide an update on the plans for the Christmas Light Switch-on 2014

Report – Christmas Event

10 Good Neighbour Scheme

To agree the implementation of the Good Neighbour Scheme.

Report – Good Neighbour Scheme

11 Commemoration of First World War

To consider proposal for photographic “Living Monument” exhibition at the Memorial Gardens.

Report – Commemoration of First World War

12 Play Areas

To approve the Safety Inspection Policy.

13 Music In The Park

To agree donations and Elms Park Closure for 2015.

Report Music in the Park

14 Red Kite Children’s Centre

To consider nominating a representative to the advisory board.

Report – Red Kite Children’s Centre

15 Elms Park

To nominate up to five councillors to form a working group for the refurbishment of the park.

16 Sinaia Friendship Association

To consider a request for artefacts to be donated to the Sinaia museum.

17 Lea Park Walkabout

To consider arranging a site visit.

18 Maintenance Report

To note the report.

Report – Christmas Event