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Apologies for Absence

To consider apologies and reasons for absence.


Committee Members who are unable to attend the meeting should notify the Committee Clerk prior 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 P539


Apologies were received from Councillors J Aitman and V Gwatkin.



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 by members or officers.


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.


There was no public participation.


Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 10 KB

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

Additional documents:


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




That the comments, as per the attached schedule, be forwarded to West Oxfordshire District Council



Pre Application Enquiry - Upgrade of existing Monopole Installation pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To consider a response to the correspondence received from Cornerstone regarding a proposed upgrade to the mobile phone mast on Oxford Hill.


The Committee received and considered correspondence from Cornerstone Telecommunications, Infrastructure Ltd. regarding a proposed upgrade to the existing monopole installation at Oxford Hill, Witney.


Members agreed that any definitive response should only be provided through the planning process once an application had been submitted, however, they recognised the willingness of  ...  view the full minutes text for item P543


Consultation on Proposed Main Modifications to the Salt Cross Garden Village Area Action Plan pdf icon PDF 239 KB

As per minute number P511, at the meeting of this Committee on 4th October 2022, Members agreed that discussion on this item would be continued at the meeting on 25th October, allowing all members further time to review the documents.


The Committee, having decided at the meeting of Climate, Planning & Biodiversity on 4 October 2022 to defer the discussion to allow members longer to consider the changes continued their discussions in respect to the proposed modifications to the plan.


Members thanked officers for summarising their previous comments and expressed their  ...  view the full minutes text for item P544


Developer contributions (Supplementary Planning Document) Consultation pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To consider a response to the above consultation by West Oxfordshire District Council concerning future developer spending on community infrastructure in specific areas. Members are asked to view the following link ahead of the meeting and provide a list to be returned, if appropriate.


The Town Council’s comment made  ...  view the full agenda text for item P545


The Committee received and considered the revised consultation from West Oxfordshire District Council (WODC) regarding developer contributions along with notification of a new web resource inviting residents to submit community infrastructure requests.


Members were pleased to see that their comments from the Supplementary Planning Document consultation in 2020 had been  ...  view the full minutes text for item P545


Address Management - Windrush Place, Witney pdf icon PDF 3 MB

To receive and re-consider a street naming request for a new street at the Windrush Place development.

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The committee received and considered the correspondence from WODC regarding a request to reconsider the ‘Lapwings Fields’ suggestion and for additional street names at Windrush Place, following earlier committee discussions.


Members discussed alternative names which had been circulated ahead of the meeting by a member and agreed to put forward  ...  view the full minutes text for item P546