31 January 2017 – Agenda


TO: All Members of the Neighbourhood Plan Continuity Committee

Cllrs B Austin (Chairman), D Bretherton (Deputy Chairman), P Cowell, D Dodds,
M Dyer, H Fickling, P Lambert, A Midwinter and M Stiles

Ex Officio (Voting) Members – L Emery (Town Mayor) and N Dixon (Deputy Mayor)

To:             All other Members for information

VENUE:  Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

DATE:     Tuesday 31 January 2017

TIME:      7.30 pm (maximum two hours)


Graham Hunt
Clerk of the Council

Date: 25 January 2017



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. 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.

4. Minutes

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Committee Meeting held on 20 December 2016.


5. RSA Thame Group / Green Living Plan

To receive an update from Charles Boundy of Thame RSA on their work in relation to the Green Living Plan.

6. Working Groups

To receive a report / update from the chairmen of:

a) The NPCC Co-Ordination Working Group
b) The Infrastructure Delivery Plan Working Group
c) The Green Living Plan Working Group
d) The Town Centre Working Group

6d. Market Town Co-Ordinator Update

e) The Transport Plan Working Group
f) The Community Facilities Working Group

6f. Report – Community Facilities Working Group

g) The Burial Space Working Group

7. Market Town Co-Ordinator Action Plan

To consider and approve the Market Town Co-Ordinator Action Plan, which has already been reviewed internally and by the Town Centre Working Group. Once approved it will be submitted to SODC for their approval.

7. Report – Market Town Co-Ordinator Action Plan

7a. MTCO Action Plan 2017-18

8. Affordable Housing

a) To receive an update on the work of the sub-group in relation to the actual allocation of affordable housing within Thame and in particular on the issue of local occupation of affordable housing units.

b) To consider ways in which the £850k of s106 contributions towards affordable housing in Thame could be spent.

9. Employment Land provision in Thame

To receive any updates on employment land provision in Thame.

10. Neighbourhood Plan Monitoring and Delivery Report

To note the Neighbourhood Plan Monitoring and Delivery Report was published on 9 January 2017, reflecting status as at December 2016.