Agenda and minutes

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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 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 P596


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors G Meadows and O Collins.


Due to connectivity issues for Councillor A Bailey and the absence of the Mayor and Deputy Mayor/Chair, it was RESOLVED that Councillor R Smith would Chair the meeting until Councillor Bailey was able to join the meeting.



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.



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.


Councillor S Simpson joined the meeting at 6:13pm


Chair-ship of the meeting was passed from Councillor Smith to Councillor Bailey at 6.20pm following the discussion of the first planning application – 23/02635/S73.



Planning Applications pdf icon PDF 7 KB

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


To also note an updated consultee comment agreed by members concerning planning application 23/01203/RES - Reserved matters approval for local centre and associated infrastructure pursuant to outline permission 12/0084/P/OP. Land East Of Isabelle Spencer Way Witney  ...  view the full agenda text for item P599

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


Members noted that the address of the first application 23/02635/S73 on the agenda showed as 33 Beech Road however, the application was for 38 Beech Road. Members agreed that the application should still be considered.  ...  view the full minutes text for item P599


Pesticides Policy pdf icon PDF 381 KB

To receive and consider the report and draft policy concenring the use of pesticides on Council owned land from the Operations Manager.


Members received and considered the report of the Operations Manager in relation to a Council Pesticides Policy on land it managed.


Members expressed their awareness that the use of Pesticides was a contentious subject but broadly supported the policy. A member suggested making contact with the Pesticide Action Group who  ...  view the full minutes text for item P600