29 July 2014 – Agenda




All Members of Thame Town Council

Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

Tuesday 29 July 2014

6.30 pm (maximum two hours)

Cllrs D Bretherton, D Butler, N Champken-Woods, A Dite, N Dixon (Deputy Mayor), D Dodds, M Dyer, L Emery, H Fickling, V Humphries, P Lambert,

D Laver, J Matelot Green (Town Mayor), M Stiles and M Welply

Helen Stewart BEM

Clerk of the Council

Date: 23 July 2014



Apologies for Absence

2 Declarations of Interest

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.

3 Public Participation

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 Committee Administrator no later than 5pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.

4 Signing of Agreement

To agree the signing of the Fair Agreement.

5 Skipton Visit

Cllr Bretherton to present a report on the visit to Skipton to assess the use of an auction ring as a community space.

Report – Skipton Visit

6 Armorial Bearings

To consider making a petition.

Report – Armorial Bearings

7 Ham Wood

To agree the terms of reference for transfer of the management of the wood to the Town Council.

8 Life Education Centres

To receive a verbal report from Cllr M Stiles.

9 Councillor Vacancy

To discuss the vacancy created by the resignation of Mr A Gunn.

10 P14/S2001/RM – Land Off Jane Morbey Road

Application for reserved matters (following outline permission P13/S1481/O) for erection of 18 dwellings with parking, access and amenity space.

To receive a report from the Planning Consultant to the Council.

11 P14/S1347/FUL – Land at Cotmore Wells Farm

Amendment No. 2

The erection of two industrial units (Class B1/B2.B8) and formation of two new accesses, car parking, landscape planting, formation of a landscape bund and associated infrastructure including drainage features.

To receive a report from the Planning Consultant to the Council.

12 R3.0086/14 – Residential Care Provision at Glebe Land, Thame

Planning Application by Oxfordshire County Council for planning permission for the Construction of Residential Childrens Home – New Assessment Centre building and associated external recreation areas, car parking and new vehicular entrance off the highway.  Change of use from Farmland to Residential care provision at Glebe Lane, Thame, Oxfordshire

To receive a report from the Planning Consultant to the Council.