25 February 2014 – Agenda
SUMMONS TO ATTEND A
MEETING OF THAME TOWN COUNCIL
All Members of Thame Town Council
Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall
Tuesday 25 February 2014
7.30 pm (maximum two hours)
Cllrs D Bretherton, D Butler, N Champken-Woods, A Dite, N Dixon, D Dodds,
M Dyer, L Emery, H Fickling, A Gunn, V Humphries, P Lambert (Town Mayor), D Laver, J Matelot Green (Deputy Mayor), M Stiles and M Welply
Clerk of the Council
Date: 19 February 2014
1 Apologies for Absence
2 Declarations of Interest
To note any personal or prejudicial interests that a Member has in the business to be conducted on the agenda.
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
To consider applications from members of the public to address the Council (5 minutes maximum), applications having been received by the Town Clerk no later than 5pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.
5 Thames Valley Police
To receive a report from Sgt Hookam.
6 Report from County Councillor N Carter
To receive the report of County Councillor N Carter (5 minutes maximum).
7 Reports from South Oxfordshire District Councillors
To receive reports from Cllrs D W Bretherton, D W Dodds, A Midwinter and M Welply (Maximum of 5 minutes each).
8 Notices of Motion
To consider any motions in the order in which they were notified.
9 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 22 January 2014.
11 Policy & Resources Committee
To note the minutes and consider any recommendations arising from the meeting on 18 February 2014.
12 Culture, Leisure & Recreation Committee
To note the minutes and consider any recommendations arising from the meeting on 11 February 2014.
13 Planning & Environment Committee
To note the minutes of the Planning & Environment Committee held on 17 December 2013, 14 January 2014 and 4 February 2014.
14 Personnel Committee
To note the minutes of the Personnel Committee meeting held on 29 October 2013.
15 Parking – Civil Parking Enforcement (CPE)
To consider supporting the introduction of CPE managed by the district council.
16 SODC Market Towns Fund
a) To agree £1,000 funding for leaflets
b) To agree £3,000 funding for the visitor information project
17 Neighbourhood Plan
To agree a supplementary note on policy wording.
18 Skate Park
To receive a verbal progress report.
19 Effectiveness of Internal Controls
To approve the measures taken to mitigate financial risks.
20 Internal Audit
To approve the Annual Audit Programme of Work for 2014-15.
21 Health & Safety
To approve the signing of the Health & Safety Policy Statement.
22 Ham Wood
To agree to sign the lease for managing the wood.