19 May 2015 – Agenda


TO: All Members of Thame Town Council

VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

DATE: Tuesday 19 May 2015

TIME 6.30pm (maximum two hours)


Graham Hunt
Town Clerk

Date: 13 May 2015




A Outgoing Mayor Announcements

1 Appointment of Mayor


2 Declaration of Acceptance of Office by Mayor

3 Appointment of Deputy Mayor

4 Declaration of Acceptance of Office by Deputy Mayor

5 Apologies for Absence

6 Declarations of Interest

7 Declarations of Acceptance of Office

To receive confirmation from the Town Clerk that all those present have made a valid declaration of acceptance of office.

To agree deadlines for any remaining declarations of acceptance of office still to be


8 Mayor’s Allowance

To agree an allowance of £2000 for expenses incurred during the civic year.


9 Committees

To approve the Committee Structure, Terms of Reference and Delegations.


10 Appointment of Standing Committees

To appoint Members to the:

(a) Planning and Environment Committee
(b) Community, Leisure and Recreation Committee
(c) Policy and Resources Committee

11 External Organisations

To agree the Council nominations to External Organisations.


12 Schedule of Meetings

To approve the schedule of meetings for 2015-16.


13 Standing Orders and Financial Regulations

To approve the Standing Orders and Financial Regulations for 2015-16.


14 General Dispensations

To adopt standing General Dispensations for the new administration.


15 General Power of Competence

To adopt the General Power of Competence


16 Mayor’s Report

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

17 Notices of Motion

To consider any motions in the order in which they were notified.

18 Questions

To answer questions pursuant to Standing Order 11.


19 Minutes

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 28 April 2015.


20 Planning & Environment Committee

To note the minutes of the meeting held on 28 April 2015.


21 Annual Town Meeting

To note the minutes of the Annual Town Meeting held on 5 May 2015.


22 Skate Park

To consider options on next steps in relation to the Skate Park redevelopment. (Subject to receiving further detail from South Oxfordshire District Council).