Any Other Business
cutting – complaints, Mr Cherry informed all that complaint had been received
regarding the length of cut of grass on football pitch – Mrs Pointer to ask Limestone
Landscapes to make the cuts shorter in future. Membership of CPALC
(Communities, Parish and Local Councils)
website is available to Parish Councillors and has very helpful and useful
information for Councillors. It costs
£25 to subscribe – Mr Cherry proposed we subscribe and Mr Craddock seconded
it. Mr Mole to progress.
Mole informed the meeting that a few months ago a resident of Manor Road had
been in touch regarding walking from the bus shelter, in Worminghall Road,
across the Royal Oak Car Park and front garden to get to the Playing field to
walk her dog. She had informed him that the owners, Vale Brewery had recently
“padlocked the gate” making access more difficult. After enquiries were made,
it was realised that this is not a “right of way” despite having been used
for 20 years. The resident, with assistance, submitted an application form for
it to be considered a “right of way”. Since then Mr Mole has heard from BCC “Rights
of Way Department” and was told that in order for this to be move forward
many more people would have to apply. The meeting decided that this would not
be followed up at this time by the Parish Council, as it just would not be
feasible to do so, unless more evidence is forthcoming.
Councillor Surgeries: Angela
MacPherson will throughout the year be holding surgeries in different local areas.
Mrs Pointer will put the notice on the notice board as to dates and times of
Mole asked how we can ensure we are members of Local Area Forum (LAF), Mr
Rand informed all that Paul Hodgson is the person to contact regarding giving
our nominees for LAF:
Macpherson is going to find out when next year’s LAF funding will be
Mole informed all that it had been brought to his attention that the minutes
of our Parish Council Meetings were not being printed in the Bernwode
News. Mrs Pointer will in future
ensure a copy is emailed to Rose Crease.
Mole informed all that he had now received a reply regarding catchment areas
for schools for students living in Oakley; he was informed that as Wheatley
Park is the nearest school (6.1 miles from Oakley). This is the school that students from
Oakley would be expected to attend and free buses are allocated for this
Community Response Team for Oakley –
Mole will be Co-Ordinator
Kilpin will be Assistant Co-Ordinator
explaining what the Parish Community Response team is will be displayed in
the notice board.
Michael Rand – requested that the Vale of Aylesbury Strategy Plan, be looked
at again by Councillors, as at this time it is out for consultation of
Parishes. Mr Mole and Mr Cherry will read through it again. Mrs Pointer to
drop into Mr Mole.
Mole said, although it is not under Parish Council jurisdiction, he will be
facilitating a meeting to look at the future of the Oakley Informer in the
next few days.
Mr Mole apologised but he will not be able
to attend the July meeting.
Mr Cherry will Chair.
ended at 08:45
Next Meeting: Tuesday 2nd July 2013 @ 07:30pm