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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 Democratic & Legal Services Officer ( prior to the meeting, stating the reason for absence.


Standing Order 30(a)(v) permits the appointment of substitute Councillors to a Committee whose role is to replace ordinary Councillors at a meeting of a Committee if ordinary Councillors of the Committee have confirmed to the Proper Officer before the meeting that they are unable to attend.


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.


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.


Budget: Revised Budget 2021/22 and Estimates 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 822 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Town Clerk/RFO along with the draft revised revenue budget for 2021/22 and the estimates for 2022/23, and the revised Capital, Special Revenue & Revenue Growth Projects Programme for 2021/22, and estimates for 2022/23.

Additional documents:


To formally declare the Precept for 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 415 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Town Clerk/RFO and if appropriate, declare the Precept for 2022/23.



Minutes of Committees and Sub Committees


Climate, Biodiversity & Planning Committee - 14 December 2021 and 4 January 2022 pdf icon PDF 389 KB

Members should note the creation of a 20mph Speed Restriction Working Party to establish details of a pilot scheme in Witney in conjunction with Oxfordshire County Council. Those nominated at the meeting under minute no P644 were Councillors J Aitman, T Ashby, L Duncan, A Prosser and R Smith together with Councillor Andrew Coles (Chair of Witney TAC). If any other members would like to join this Working Party, they should declare their interest.



Future Meetings of the Council

To consider whether the Council’s cyclical Committee meetings should be held virtually from January 2022 onwards.


This would mean committees revert to being advisory and would re-affirm delegations in place to the Town Clerk on any other urgent matters.