22 January 2013 – Agenda



TO: All Members of the Policy & Resources Committee

Cllrs D W Bretherton, D G Butler, D W Dodds, M L Dyer (Chairman), H M Fickling, A Gunn (Vice Chairman), V F Humphries, J Matelot Green and M P Welply

Ex Officio (Voting) Members – N G Champken-Woods (Town Mayor) and P Lambert (Deputy Mayor)

To all other Members for information

VENUE: Upper Chamber, Thame Town Hall

DATE: Tuesday 22 January 2013

TIME: 6.30 pm (maximum two hours)

Helen Stewart

Clerk of the Council

Date: 16 January 2013




Apologies for Absence

Declarations of Interest

Public Participation

To consider applications from members of the public to address the Committee (5 minutes maximum), applications having been received by the Town Clerk no later than 5pm on the last working day preceding the meeting.

4 Chiltern Railways

A representative from Chiltern Railways will attend to discuss the changes in the timetable that affect Haddenham and Thame Parkway Rail Station.

4. Chiltern Railways


To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the Policy & Resources Committee Meeting held on 20 November 2012.

5. 121120min

6 Budget / Finance Summary

To receive a summary of the accounts for the Policy & Resources Committee to 30 November 2012.

6. Budgetary Control

Service Priorities

To receive a progress report on the priorities of this committee.

7. Service Priorities – Progress Report

8 Reports from Representatives on Outside Bodies

a)    Citizens Advice Bureau – Cllr Lambert

b)    Thame Museum Trust – Cllrs Laver and Matelot Green

c)    Barns Centre – Cllrs Butler and Matelot Green

d)    21st Century Thame – Cllrs Bretherton, Fickling and Laver

Cricket Ground

To report the findings of the annual inspection of facilities.

9. Report – Cricket Ground

10 Cricket Club

To give consent for issuing car parking licences.

10. Report – Cricket Club Lease

11 Grant Awards Policy

Amendment to policy to include revenue funding for the Citizens Advice Bureau.

11. Report – Grant Awards Policy

12 Town Hall Refurbishment

To consider the terms and conditions of a PWLB loan.  Information will be provided at the meeting.

12. Report – Town Hall Refurbishment

13 Thame and District Housing Association

To review Membership of the Association.

13. Report – Thame & District Housing Association