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Agenda 3rd January 2017

You are hereby summoned to attend the Parish Council Meeting of Oakley Parish Council onTuesday 3rd January 2017 at 7.30pm in Oakley Village Hall. 

Please inform the Clerk if you are unable to attend. The meeting is open to all members of the public and the press. Residents are welcome to attend and can address the meeting during Public Question Time. 











Public Session for Parishioners Questions

01.01 Present:
01.02 Apologies:
01.03 The minutes of the last meeting held Tuesday 6th December2016 to be verified and approved.
01.04 BCC Highways Department / Transport for Bucks (TFB):
i) Highway defects

All Highway defects are shown separately and will be displayed in the Notice Board and on Parish Council Website.

ii) Any new defects to be reported
iii) TFB Draft Safety Inspection Policy (end date for consultation is 26th December 2016)
iiii) Traffic calming / control in The Turnpike

Letter to be drafted

v) Proposal for ‘the Birthplace of Edward Brooks V.C.’ on Oakley village signs.

Keep on Agenda

01.05 Play Area/Playing Field:
i) Scout Hut Refurbishment:

Letter received from Wren re OPC payment to match the funding.

Parish Council to vote on authorising funding

ii) Use of Oakley Football Pitch by Long Crendon Football Club

Email received from LCFC with update

iii) Proposals for Oakley Tennis Court and Multi Use Games Area

Discussion on previous submissions and way forward to ensure Oakley keeps the 106 moneys.

iiii) Acorn Trail (footpath)


v) Tractor shed base:

Update from Mr Mole on removal by Mr Daly of shed base.(12.xx iv)

vi) Grass Cutting Playing Field and around Village:

Tender to be put together

vii) Floodlight telegraph pole:

Keep on Agenda until lighting is completed.

viii) Children’s Play Area signs:

Update from clerk

ix) Dead tree in Play Area:

This to be completed by Mr Genever

01.06 Street Lights:
i) Outstanding defects or defects reported in the last month:

54 College Crescent – box lid to be fitted and light repair reported – no update on return of light.

ii) Any new street light defects to report

Light out by Oakley Garage – reported by email 30.12.2016


01.07 Local Crime:

Report update

01.08 Report on Defibrillator for First Response

Update from Mrs Daly

01.09 Door Step Selling

Five signs have been orderedClerk to give update (12.09)

01.10 S106 Monies – funds for Oakley Village/Sports & Leisure

Scouting hut refurbishment - Update from Clerk who is waiting for quotations from Scout Group, since 106 moneys have been approved. (12.10)

01.11 Repair to Stiles


01.12 Protection of Common Land (Layby Bicester Road)

    Email sent to Mr Morgan

01.13 Bench next to church “looking tired”

Update from Mr Cherry re Mr Finn’s information on plastic recycle benches. (12.12)

01.14 Bench in Oakley Village – proposed by Mr Keating

Waiting on Mr Genever to do the concrete base by Notice Board. (12.13)  

01.15 Wrestwick Green, Cherwell District Council Planning

Update from Mr Mole on status

01.16 Meetings:
i) Reports from meetings attended by Parish Councillors since last PC meeting


ii) Future Meetings:
01.17 Correspondence (Papers to Circulate)
01.18 Planning:

All Planning applications are now shown separately and each Councillor will receive a copy at every meeting.  This will also be put onto Notice Board and Parish Council Website.

01.19 Planning Enforcement Officer:

Update from Clerk on position of Pergola in Sun Crescent garden.

01.20 Precept:

Mr Kilpin to report on 2017-2018 budget.

01.21 Accounts:
i) Monthly Cheques for February 2016: 

Clerks Salary and Expenses £225.00

EON paid by DD 11.10.2016£236.32

Mr W Green – Litter Picking£20.00


TOTAL:  £481.32


Proposed for payment by:


01.22 AOB


Time meeting ended:


Next Oakley Parish Council Meeting to be held on February 7th2017 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall

Agenda for Oakley Parish Council Meeting to be held on Tuesday 3rd January 2017