08 May 2018 – Agenda
SUMMONS TO ATTEND THE
ANNUAL MEETING OF THAME TOWN COUNCIL
TO: All Members of Thame Town Council
VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall
DATE: Tuesday 8 May 2018
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
Clerk of the Council
Date: 1 May 2018
The meeting will be immediately followed by each individual Committee nominating its Chairman and Deputy Chairman.
That in turn will be followed by a Councillor group photograph with the newly elected Mayor.
A. Outgoing Mayor Announcements
1. Election of Town Mayor
2. Declaration of Acceptance of Office by Town Mayor
3. Election of Deputy Town Mayor
4. Declaration of Acceptance of Office by Deputy Town Mayor
5. Apologies for Absence
6. 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.
7. Public Participation and Public Questions
[Any request will require suspension of Standing Orders as public participation is not normally allowed at the Annual Council Meeting].
To consider applications from members of the public to address the Council (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.
8. P18/S1243/FUL – DAF Trucks Ltd, Eastern Bypass
Erection of a 68 bed care home and associated vehicular parking, landscaping, ancillary infrastructure and other works.
To consider the planning application and agree a recommendation.
To approve the Committee Responsibilities, Committee / Working Group Structure, Terms of Reference and Delegations.
10. Appointment of Standing Committees
To appoint Members to the:
a) Planning and Environment Committee
b) Community, Leisure & Recreation Committee
c) Policy and Resources Committee
d) Neighbourhood Plan Continuity Committee
11. External Organisations
To agree the Council nominations to External Organisations.
12. Standing Orders and Financial Regulations
To approve the Standing Orders and Financial Regulations for 2018-19.
13. Mayor’s Report
To receive the Mayor’s report and any such communications as the Mayor may wish to lay before the Council.
14. Members Questions (under Standing Order 11)
A Member may ask the Mayor any questions concerning the business of the Council.
To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 24 April 2018.
16. Planning & Environment Committee
To note the minutes and consider any recommendations arising from the meeting on 1 May 2018.
17. Green Living Plan / Council Meeting
To note that the next scheduled meeting of the Town Council on 19 June 2018 is now scheduled to start at 8pm, preceded by a public presentation on the draft Green Living Plan, commencing at 7pm.