28 April 2020 – Agenda
SUMMONS TO ATTEND A VIRTUAL MEETING OF THAME TOWN COUNCIL
TO: All Members of Thame Town Council
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.
Meeting ID: 598 240 993
Password: Please contact the Town Council to obtain the meeting password, which will be issued up to 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 28 April 2020
TIME: 6.30 pm (maximum two hours)
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
Clerk of the Council
Date: Wednesday 22 April 2020
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.
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 Report from County Councillor N Carter
To receive the report of County Councillor N Carter (10 minutes maximum).
6 Reports from South Oxfordshire District Councillors
To receive reports from Cllrs K Gregory, P Barker and D Bretherton (Maximum of 5 minutes each).
Reports from South Oxfordshire District Councillors
7 Members Questions (under Standing Order 11)
A Member may ask the Mayor any questions concerning the business of the Council.
8 Standing Orders
To approve the Standing Orders for holding virtual Council Meetings up to 7 May 2021.
8. Draft Principles regarding Thame Town Council virtual meetings for appendix to Standing Orders
To approve the Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 3 March 2020.
10 Committee Meetings
To note that there have been no committee meetings since the last Full Council meeting on 3 March 2020, and that Council will temporarily conduct its business through virtual Full Council meetings, due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
11 Planning and Environment Committee
To approve the Minutes of the Planning and Environment Committee Meeting held on 25 February 2020.
12 Planning Applications
To receive the recommendations from the Planning & Environment Committee for the following applications.
To make a recommendation to South Oxfordshire District Council for each application.
P20/S0015/FUL – 107 HIGH STREET – AMENDMENT NO.1
P20/S0016/LB – 107 HIGH STREET – AMENDMENT NO.1
Conversion of existing first/second floor flat to create four flats. (Amended plans and additional information received 15 April 2020)
P20/S1151/HH – 2 THAME PARK ROAD
Demolition of outbuilding. Single storey extension to side.
P20/S1145/HH – 21 ASTLEY ROAD
Garage to be partially converted into Home Office.
P20/S1186/HH – 15 VICTORIA MEAD
Demolition of existing garage and other single storey extensions, and provision of new consolidated single storey rear extension.
P20/S1200/HH – 40 LUDSDEN GROVE
Single storey side and rear extension.
P20/S1030/LB – 31 UPPER HIGH STREET
Put an internal door into an existing door space, and put another internal door where there is no existing door space.
13 St Mary’s Church Cemetery
To consider forward-funding improvements and repairs at St Mary’s Church Cemetery.
14 Thame Youth Projects – Youth Hub
To consider and agree the partnership and agreement terms as outlined in the report.
15 Town Clerk’s Report
To receive a report from the Town Clerk on the Town Council’s recent activities.