4 June 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 4 June 2013

TIME: 6.30 pm (maximum two hours)

Helen Stewart

Clerk of the Council

Date: 29 May 2013




1 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.


To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Culture, Leisure & Recreation Committee meetings held on 19 March 2013 and 14 May 2013.

4. 130319min

4. 130514min

5 Budget Finance Summary

To receive a summary of estimates against actual up to 30 April 2013.

5. 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 Butler)

d)    Football Partnership (Cllr Dyer)

e)    Twinning Association (Cllr Humphries)

f)     Cricket Club (Cllr Butler)

g)    Chinnor RFC (Cllr Gunn)

7 Entrance to Elms Park

a)    To review the safety aspects of the entrance in Park Street.

b)    To consider the installation of a barrier at this entrance.

7. Report – Entrance to Elms Park 

8 Queen Elizabeth Circle Exit onto Harrison Place

To agree to the installation of a barrier to slow down the egress from the recreation area.

8. Report – Barrier QEC and Harrison Place 

9 Pearce Way

To approve the 5 year Management Plan.

9. Report – Pearce Way Management Plan 

10 Parliament Road

To consider laying a footpath to improve the appearance of a grassed area.

10. Report – Parliament Road 

11 Lighting Petition, Southern Road

To receive the Petition to provide lighting in the car park at Southern Road.

12 Sponsorship of Planters

To agree that the planters at the entrances to the town can be sponsored in the same way that the flower standards are sponsored.

12. Report – Sponsorship of Planters 

13 SODC Market Towns Fund and Infrastructure Grant

To consider projects that could be submitted and match funded by the Town Council.

13. Report – SODC Market Towns Fund and Infrastructure Grant 

14 Play Area Strategy

To review the strategy adopted in 2010.

14. Report- Play Area Strategy 

15 Town Awards

To receive a verbal progress report.

16 Maintenance Team Report

To note the work being undertaken.