Public Session for Parishioners Questions
11.03 The minutes of the last meeting held Tuesday 1st November2016 to be verified and approved.
11.04 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) Meeting between Chairman and Local areaTechnician
David Smith has replied and cannot meet Chairman until April 2017
iiii) TFB Draft Safety Inspection Policy (end date for consultation is 26th December 2016)
v) Traffic calming / control in The Turnpike
Letter to be drafted
vi) Proposal for ‘the Birthplace of Edward Brooks V.C.’ on Oakley village signs.
Reply received from David Cairney.
vii) Over grown hedge at 45 Bicester Road
11.05 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)
Update from Mr Cherry on quotations for drainage from Mr Morris and Mr Genever (see previous minutes – minute number 11.xx iii)
Update from Mr Mole on quotation for low level lighting from Mr Condon? (11.xx- iii)
v) Tractor shed base:
Update from Mr Mole on removal by Mr Daly of shed base.(11.xx iv)
vi) Grass Cutting Playing Field and around Village:
Clerk has emailed M Woodford asking for one cut but has not received a reply
Clerk and Mr Mole still need to get together to outline mowing areas. (11.xx vi)
vii) Floodlight telegraph pole:
Mr Cherry to organise the contractors when the new lighting is done. (11.xx vi)
viii) Children’s Play Area signs:
Update from clerk
ix) Dead tree in Play Area:
Update from Mr Cherry on conversation with Mr Durndell(11.xx vi)
11.06 Street Lights:
i) Outstanding defects or defects reported in the last month:
54 College Crescent – box lid to be fitted and light repair - reported
ii) Light audit / inspection
Inspection now complete – Clerk to report
Email received re changing of 35W lights to 24W
iii) Any new street light defects to report
C2 light repair and box lid needs fixing back on - reported
11.07 Local Crime:
Oakley bowling club reported vandalism to wooden seats / fence
11.08 Report on Defibrillator for First Response
Update from Mrs Daly
11.09 Door Step Selling
Five signs have been ordered, Clerk to give update (11.11)
11.10 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. (11.13)
11.11 Repair to Stiles
i) Stile repair request in Sun Crescent
ii) Stile repair – Playing field – re email from J Edmonds
11.12 Protection of Common Land (Layby Bicester Road)
Clerk has reported Japanese Knotweed to Calvin Richardson but has not received a reply.
Letter was sent to Mr Paul Morgan re layby and clerk to report reply
11.13 Bench next to church “looking tired”
Update from Mr Cherry re Mr Finn’s information on plastic recycle benches. (11.16)
11.14 Bench in Oakley Village – proposed by Mr Keating
Waiting on Mr Genever to do the concrete base by Notice Board. (11.xx)
11.15 Speeding in village:
Update on village MVAS teams
‘Sentinel’ Speed Watch machine to be discussed – do we wish to take this further?
11.16 Ridgewick Green, Cherwell District Council Planning
Update from Mr Mole on status
11.17 Mr Salter – Mowing the Nap
Clerk has typed the letter re mowing of The Nap (11.20)
11.18 Road Signs in Oakley Village
Decision to be made on cleaning of the road signs and who will be asked to carry out the work
i) Reports from meetings attended by Parish Councillors since last PC meeting
ii) Future Meetings:
AGM for BMKALC – Friday 11th November @ 7pm Judges Lodgings, Aylesbury
11.20 Correspondence (Papers to Circulate)
Aylesbury Vale Times
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.
Please Note: Incorrectly positioned yellow notice(APP/01234/ALC) on Oakley Road, Brill – this should have been on Oakley Road, Worminghall. This has been reported to the Planning Office and they have been asked to reposition in correct place and asked to “re-start the planning clock”. Email sent on 29.11.2016
11.22 Planning Enforcement Officer:
Update from Clerk on position of Pergola in Sun Crescent garden.
Mr Kilpin to report on 2017-2018 budget.
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£25.00
Aylesbury Mains Light Repair College Crescent C6£103.80
Aylesbury Mains – Inspection of all lights£1,946.40
Proposed for payment by:
Time meeting ended:
Next Oakley Parish Council Meeting to be held on January 3rd 2017 at 7.30pm in the Village Hall.