Agenda and minutes

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No. Item

In the absence of the Committee Chair and with the election of Vice-Chair on the agenda, the Mayor started the meeting.


Apologies for Absence

To consider apologies and reasons for absence.


Committee Members who are unable to attend the meeting should notify the Committee Clerk to the meeting, stating the reason for absence.


Standing Order 309a)(v) permits the appointment of substitute Councillors to a Committee whose role is to replace ordinary  ...  view the full agenda text for item P262


An apology for absence was received from Cllr A Bailey.


Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests in any of the items under consideration at this meeting in accordance with the Town Council’s code of conduct.


There were no declarations of interest from Members or Officers at this point in the meeting.


Election of Vice Chair


The Chair/Mayor called for nominations for the position of Vice-Chair of the Committee.


It was proposed and seconded that Cllr Georgia Meadows be elected Vice-Chair. There being no other nominations it was:




That, Councillor Georgia Meadows be elected Vice-Chair of the Committee for the 2023/2024 municipal year.


The Vice-Chair assumed the position as Chair for the meeting.


Public Participation

The meeting will adjourn for this item.


Members of the public may speak for a maximum of five minutes each during the period of public participation, in line with Standing Order 42.  Matters raised shall relate to the following items on the agenda.


The member of the public present did not wish to address the Committee.

Councillor D Temple joined the meeting at 18:10pm


Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 15 KB

To receive and consider a schedule of Planning Applications from West Oxfordshire District Council.

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The Committee received and considered a schedule of planning applications from West Oxfordshire District Council.


Cllr D temple declared a personal interest in planning application 5.10 and Cllr O Collins declared a personal interest in planning application 5.12.




That, the comments, be forwarded to West Oxfordshire District Council.


Witney Traffic Advisory Committee Meeting Minutes - 21 March 2023 pdf icon PDF 516 KB


The Committee received the minutes of the Witney Traffic Advisory Committee (WTAC) meeting held on 21 March 2023.


There were comments from Members on the timeframe of the Shore’s Green junction in East Witney, the East Witney Strategic Development Area, Community Speedwatch, the public transport fare cap, potential new road  ...  view the full minutes text for item P267


Proposed Extension to Gill Mill Quarry - Scoping Opinion pdf icon PDF 59 KB

Witney Town Council have been notified from Oxfordshire County Council that, following consultation, a Scoping Opinion has been adopted for the proposed development at Gill Mill Quarry, Ducklington.

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The Committee received Oxfordshire County Council’s adopted scoping opinion for the north-western extension to Gill Mill Quarry, Ducklington.


Members were advised the site abutted Witney Lake and several concerns raised by this Committee in response to the scoping document had been included in this report. The contents would help develop  ...  view the full minutes text for item P268