09 February 2021 – Agenda


TO: All Members of Thame Town Council

Cllrs B Austin, D Bretherton, N Champken-Woods, P Cowell, M Deacock, A Dite, D Dodds, M Dyer, L Emery, H Fickling, S Francis, K Gregory, C Jones, A Midwinter, J Tipping and T Wyse

VENUE: This meeting will be held virtually in accordance with The Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020.

URL: https://zoom.us/j/598240993

Meeting ID: 598 240 993

Password: Please contact the Town Council to obtain the meeting password, which will be issued around 2 hours before the meeting start time.

You must be on the electoral role to join this meeting. Exceptions will be made for representatives, agents, and authorities.

DATE: Tuesday 9 February 2021

TIME: 6:30pm (maximum two hours)

Cassie Pinnells

Acting Town Clerk of the Council

Date: Wednesday 3 February 2021



1 Apologies for Absence

2 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.

To note that, in relation to Items 7 and 8, Cllr Gregory and Cllr Bretherton as District Councillors on this Full Council will make their comments and decisions based upon information available at the time of the meeting. It is accepted that District Councillors may come to a different decision in the light of more information being made available at District Planning Committee Meetings.

3 Civic Announcements

To receive the report of the Mayor and any such communications as the Mayor may wish to lay before the Council.

4 Public Participation and Public Questions

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 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.

5 Members Questions (under Standing Order 11)

A Member may ask the Mayor any questions concerning the business of the Council.

6 Minutes

To approve the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 19 January 2021.

Minutes – 19 January 2021

7 1358 – P20/S4963/FUL – Land to the West of Windmill Road Thame

Development of an existing greenfield site for 31 new affordable homes to include 4x1B maisonettes, 18x 2B4P houses and 9x 3B5P houses. The homes are to remain affordable in perpetuity under the community land trust mechanism and are to provide homes to people with a local connection to Thame. The masterplan includes on site parking and shared green spaces for residents and the wider community. The proposed design also include proposed upgrades to local infrastructure where the Phoenix Trail meets Windmill Road.

To consider the planning application and agree a recommendation.

Report – P20S4693FUL [PDF]

8 1357 – P20/S4801/RM – DAF Trucks Ltd, Kingsmead Business Park

Reserved Matters application following outline approval and subsequent Section 73 application P20/S1852/FUL for approval of appearance, landscaping, layout and scale. Application under S73 of the Town and County Planning Act 1990 for variation of Condition 2 – amended plans and 5 – amendment to means of access for the full application and Condition 4 – amended plans for the outline application of P18/S3143/O. “Hybrid planning application with: Outline permission (all matters reserved except for access) sought for demolition of existing buildings and development of 1511 sqm (gross) of offices within Class B1 and up to 129 dwellings within Class C3 and associated works. Full planning permission sought for erection of a 68 bed care home within Class C2 and associated access, vehicular parking, landscaping, ancillary infrastructure and other works.

To consider the planning application and agree a recommendation.

8. Report – DAF RM application P20S4801RM [PDF]

9 Staffing Matters

Following the Personnel committee meeting on 27 January 2021, the recommendation is to split the role of the Town Clerk and Responsible Financial Officer into two separate positions.