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South Warwickshire, England.

The Oxhill News

August 2015

This months News

Contents

 

Minutes of a Meeting of Oxhill Parish Council

Held on Tuesday 14th July at 8:00pm in the Village Hall

The meeting chaired by Grenville Moore was attended by Parish Councillors: Carol Taylor, David Hill and Sue Hunt and Stuart Whittaker. Three members of the public also attended.

Matter discussed

Electricity Network alterations

On Main Street and Beech Road, Oxhill Warwickshire, Freedom have replied on behalf of Western Power Distribution (West Midlands) to concerns by a resident about damage to hedging and garden stating that any damage would be put right and that work will be carried out as to cause as little disruption as possible.

Planning

Application for permission to fell a twisted willow at Windrush, Main Street was returned with no objection. Permission was granted for arboricultural work at The Fellows House. Listed building Consent was granted to repair plaster work throughout the Old Rectory. Also, for a two and single storey additions at the Granary and A first floor extension to Appletree cottage.The Appeal for permission to build 4 dwellings of Fithers Field has been dismissed.

Finance

Internal audit had been completed costs of £30 was paid. The charge of £100 for the uncontested election on 7th May was also paid

Warwickshire Rural Community Council will be invited to the next meeting to discuss affordable housing and a housing needs plan. 

Transparency Code

 In order to comply with the Transparency code requirements for Smaller Authorities that Parish Councils are now required to meet it was decided that the Parish Council use the village web site to meet the requirements and the necessary documents will be uploaded as and when appropriate.

Land to the East of Oxhill Church

A letter will be sent from the Parish Council expressing their and local residents concerns to the planning department at Stratford District Council.

Highways

In view of current planning applications with permission for outline planning on the Green Lane now extending beyond the 30 mile an hour speed limit a letter will be sent to the Highways department at Stratford on Avon District Council suggesting that the current position of the speed limit be reviewed with a view to altering its location e.g. to the rise on the Whatcote Road. Although resurfacing has taken place on the Honington Road there remains a large pot hole and noticeable gaps in the treatment of the road, a letter will be sent to Highways.

Grenville Moore proposed that as a sign of appreciation for Angela Keenís service as Parish Clerk over the last 30 years that a voucher of £100 was purchased for her. This was seconded by David Hill and carried unanimously.

Date of the next meeting

Tuesday 8th September 2015 8.pm in the Village Hall.

Lis Stuart, Clerk

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