10 September 2013 – Agenda



TO: All Members of the Culture, Leisure and Recreation Committee

Cllrs D W Bretherton, N G Champken-Woods, A Dite, N M Dixon (Chairman), M L Dyer, L Emery, A Gunn, D A Laver and M Stiles (Vice Chairman)

Ex Officio (Voting) Members – P Lambert (Town Mayor) and J Matelot Green (Deputy Mayor).

To all other Members for information

VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

DATE: Tuesday 10 September 2013

TIME: 7.30 pm (maximum two hours)


Helen Stewart

Clerk of the Council

Date: 4 September 2013




Apologies for Absence

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.


To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Culture, Leisure & Recreation Committee meeting held on 4 June 2013.

5 Budget / Finance Summary

To receive a summary up to 31 July 2013.

Budgetary Control

6 Verbal Reports from Town Council Representatives on Outside Bodies

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

b)    Leisure Centre Management Comm. (Cllr Stiles, with Cllr Laver as substitute)

c)    Carnival Committee (Cllr Dite)

d)    Football Partnership (Cllr Dyer)

e)    Twinning Association (Cllr Humphries)

f)     Cricket Club (Cllr Butler)

g)    Chinnor RFC (Cllr Gunn)

7 Burial Space

To receive an update on the ground investigation and agree the next steps.

Report – Priest End

Music in the Park

To provide a summary of the event this year.

Report – Music in the Park

9 Christmas Lighting

To agree to a one year extension of the current contract.

Report – Christmas Lighting

10 Christmas Event

To provide an outline of the event for 2013-14.

Report – Christmas Event 

11 Skate Park

To provide an update on the Skate Park Youth Project Refurbishment

Report – Skate Park

12 Continental Markets

To agree the dates and themes for 2014-15.

Report – Continental Markets

13 Carnival

To provide a summary of the event this year.

Report – Carnival

14 Play Strategy Working Group

To receive a verbal progress report from Cllr Dite.

15 Budget Working Group

To nominate Members to review the work programme and budget requirements of this Committee for 2014-15.

16 September Fair

To decide the type of amusement category.

17 Maintenance Report

To note the report.

Maintenance Team Update

18 Service of Remembrance

To note the date – Sunday 10 November 2013,10.30am assemble in car park at Town Hall.