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July 2009

MINUTES of the MEETING

Of

OAKLEY PARISH COUNCIL

Which was held on

Tuesday, 7th July 2009

 

 

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Present

Mr R Fennell, Mr J Mole, Mr D Cherry, Mr P Kilpin, Mr D Pearce, , Mr A Finn,

Mr G Hopcroft

Plus 5 Parishioners

 

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Apologies

District Councillor Michael Rand

 

 

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Minutes of the Last Meeting

The minutes of the meeting held on 2nd June 2009 were discussed and approved as an accurate account of the meeting, and signed by the Chairman.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action

MK

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Matters Arising

Highways Department

Potholes

  • No new potholes were reported.

               

Other items to note (not highways)

  • Bush overhanging the path along the Worminghall Road to be cleared by the Parish Council.
  • Brambles overhanging the path from hedge at 29 Brill Road reported.
  • Kerbsetts to be re-set on the corner of Manor Road and The Turnpike by the Chandos Arms.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action

MK/RF

 

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Protection of Common Land

Lay-bys on the Thame Road

·         The Chairman has requested that the tarmac put down on the parking area of Thame Road be removed as this is common land.

·         The Parish Council has requested that the skip be removed from the parking area of the Thame Road.  Letter to be sent to IBS Reclaim noting the conditions of the parking agreement.

 

 

Action

MK

 

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Street Lights

·         Two lights were reported this month.  One along Manor Road and one at the entrance to Elmwood Close.

 

 

Action

RF/DC

 

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Play Area/Playing Field

·         Quote for fence seemed excessive.  Parish Council to assess the old fence.

·         One Parishioner asked if they be allowed to trim the hedge between their property and the Playing Field.  The councillors agreed to this suggestion.

 

 

Action

MK

 

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Anti Social Behaviour

·         Graffiti on the entrance to Mill Road.  Parish Clerk to contact CPSO for cleaning material.

 

 

Action

MK

 

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Bucks Recycling

·         Land has not been re-instated as requested by Aylesbury Vale District Council.  Clerk to liaise with Worminghall Parish clerk.

 

Action

MK

 

 

 

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Land at Oxford Road

·         Councillors agreed the new document.  Clerk to request that Mr Ovens proceed with the sale.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action

MK

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Affordable Housing

·         It is understood that handover is expected in July although the Parish Council have not been informed.  Clerk to contact Hastoe for information.

·         Clerk to contact  Bucks County Council for an update on the new footpath along Elmwood Close.

 

 

 

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Jericho Farm

·         Nothing further has been reported.

 

 

Action

MK

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SID/Traffic Calming Measures

·         Clerk to contact Valerie Letheren as all requests for information have not be answered.

·         One parishioner suggested that they write to the Data Administrator at Aylesbury Vale District Council requesting information on the pedestrian refuge crossing under the Freedom of Information Act.  The Parish Council had no objection.

 

 

 

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Papers to note

  • Nothing to note this month

 

 

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Papers for Circulation:

  • AVDC:  The Bulletin
  • Oakley Traffic Action Group Report

 

 

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To note the following applications received:

(Decision made and to be noted from last meeting)

 

09/00894/APP

4 Mill Road  Oakley  Buckinghamshire  HP18 9PX

Part two-storey, part single storey rear extension

Decision:  No Objection

 

09/01053/APP

50 Worminghall Road  Oakley  Buckinghamshire  HP18 9QY

Provision of hard standing and 1300 litre oil tank to front of property

Decision:  No Objection

 

 

 

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To note decisions made by AVDC on the following:

 

09/00561/APP

Land to rear of Nos 37-53 Brill Road Oakley

Change of use from paddock to residential garden land

Decision: Permit

 

09/00477/APP

1 Mill Road Oakley HP18 9PX

Demolition of existing garage and erection of replacement garage, single storey side and two story rear extensions

Decision: Permit

 

09/00521/APP

13 Worminghall Road  Oakley HP18 9QU

Erection of single storey rear extension

Decision: Permit

 

09/00677/APP

45 Worminghall Road  Oakley  Buckinghamshire  HP18 9QU

Erection of attached one and a half storey dwelling – amendment to 08/02163/APP

Decision:  Permit

 

09/00791/APP

IBS Reclaim  Thame Road  Oakley  Buckinghamshire  HP18 9QQ

Erection of 1.8m high perimeter wall

Decision:  Permit

 

 

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Accounts

The following accounts were approved for payment.   Proposed by D Cherry and seconded by  P Kilpin

 

E-On – Street Lights

Michael Cross Westbury Groundcare

Tony Walker Bookkeeping

M Kingsnorth

TOTAL

 

 

 

 

 

115.59

966.00

50.00

206.50

 1338.09

     

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Action

MK

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Any Other Business

Helicopters

·         Clerk to send a letter to RAF Benson regarding the low flight of the helicopter at 2am in the morning.

 

 

Action

MK

 

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Parking

·         Vehicles are still parking on grass verges and footpaths, in particular, along the Worminghall Road, Brill Road and Sun Crescent.   Clerk to contact Sue Jones for copies of the letters issued to owners of such vehicles.

 

Action

MK

 

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Grass Clippings Waste

·         Grass clippings have been left on the verge along the Bicester Road.  Clerk to contact Highways to remove the rubbish before it blocks the ditch again.

 

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Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Parish Council is scheduled to take place on Tuesday,  1st           September 2009 at 7.30 p.m., in the Village Hall.

 

 

 

 

The meeting closed at 8.32 pm

 

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