Full Council Agenda


Meeting of Full Council Agenda: Monday 14th August 2017 7:00pm

Venue: The Town Council Chamber, Cornwalls Meadow, Buckingham, MK18 1RP View directions

Contact: Nina Stockill; Email: committeeclerk@buckingham-tc.gov.uk

Please note that the Full Council meeting will be preceded by Public Session lasting for a maximum of 15 minutes, in accordance with Standing Order 3.f.


  1. Apologies for Absence
    Members are asked to receive apologies from members.
  1. Declarations of Interest
    To receive declarations of any personal or prejudicial interest under consideration on this agenda in accordance with the Localism Act 2011 Sections 26-34 & Schedule 4
  1. Minutes
    To receive the minutes and confirm the recommendations therein of the Full Council Meeting held on Monday 26th June 2017.
    Copy previously circulated BTC/3/17
  1. Interim Minutes
    To receive the minutes and confirm the recommendations therein of the Interim Council meeting held on Monday 24th July 2017.
    Copy previously circulated IM/2/17
  1. Planning Committee
    To receive the minutes and confirm the recommendations therein of the Planning Committee meetings held on:
  1. Town Centre and Events Committee
    To receive the minutes and confirm the recommendations therein of the Town Centre and Events Committee meetings held on Monday 10th July 2017.
    Copy previously circulated TCE/02/17

Proposed by Cllr. Stuchbury, seconded by Cllr. Smith, and AGREED to RECOMMEND to Full Council that the Town Clerk explore whether a bylaw could be sought to allow the charging of people who leave posters on display.

  1. Environment Committee
    To receive the minutes and confirm the recommendations therein of the Environment Committee meeting held on Monday 17th July 2017.
    Copy previously circulated E/2/17
  1. Resources Committee
    To receive the minutes and confirm the recommendations therein of the Resources Committee meeting held on Monday 31st July 2017.
    Copy previously circulated R/2/17
  1. To receive reports from District and County Councillors
  1. Motion Cllr. Bates
    In consideration of the provisions of the Equality Act, this Council re-affirms its commitment to its staff members and recognizes the value of the work of all staff for the benefit of Buckingham and its residents. This commitment should be adhered to not only in its policies but also during discussions of Agenda items at Council meetings.
  1. Action List
    Appendix A
  1. Dementia Action Alliance local member.
    To become a local member and agree three actions for the Council:
    Appendix B
    12.1      To have all staff and Councillors as Dementia Friends
    12.2      Raise the profile of dementia within the Town Council newsletter
    12.3      Plan Town Council services with dementia considered
  1. Review of Town Council regarding Milton Keynes Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee
    Members to discuss at the request of Cllr. Stuchbury
    Appendix C
  1. New Homes Bonus
    14.  To receive and discuss AVDC’s press release of the 20th July 2017
    Appendix D
    14.2 To resolve whether BTC should prepare one combined or several NHB bids to enhance the town, pedestrian & cyclist safety & well-being (prompted partly with reference to failed Moreton Road phase three s106 changes that had been drafted) with these items for consideration in the package
    a) BMX Track
    b) Moreton Road pedestrian refuge (between King’s Head and Prezzo)
    c) Missing footpath between points D-E (south end)
    Appendix E
    d) Missing footpath between points A-C (rugby club end)
    Appendix F
    e) Safer crossing at the bottom of Maids Moreton Avenue across from the Stratford Road car park- type to be determined
    f) Safer crossing at the bottom of Badgers across Bourton Road to circular walk- type to be determined
    g) Enhanced cycling scheme (Town Clerk to provide further information)
  1. Buckinghamshire County Council Devolution
    To receive a verbal update from the Town Clerk and Cllr. Smith and agree any actions.
    Appendix G 
  1. Consideration to Redistribute 2017/2018 Apprenticeship Budget
    To receive a written report and agree any actions
  1. Health STP Meeting
    To note slides from the meeting
    Appendix H
  1. Annual Investment Strategy
    To receive and agree the Council’s Annual Investment Strategy
    Appendix I
  1. Reports from Representatives on Outside Bodies
    Members are asked to note the reports listed below:
  1. Mayoral Engagements
    To receive a list of events attended by the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

Functions the Mayor has attended:
Tue 27 Jun Public Sector Show – ExCel
Fri 30 Jun RAF Croughton 4th July festivities
Sat 1 Jul Maids Moreton School Fete – opening
Sun 2 Jul Bicester Town Council Civic Service
Sun 2 Jul Milton Keynes Civic Service
Sun 2 Jul Art in the Park, Milton Keynes
Thu 6 Jul Purbrook Park School, Waterlooville. Donation to school library of Jo Cox book
Thu 6 Jul Buckingham School: Sports Presentation Evening
Sat 8 Jul Buckingham Festival Gala concert
Wed 12 Jul Cafe Crawl
Wed 12 Jul Bourton Meadow teacher training graduation ceremony
Fri 14 Jul Twinning Boules at Cattle pens
Sat 15 Jul  Fringe Quiz night
Sun 16 Jul Fringe Dog show
Mon 17 Jul  Bucks Vision visit
Mon 17 Jul Rotary lunch at the Golf Club
Mon 17 Jul Tea with Sir Anthony Seldon
Tue 18 Jul Fringe Cream Tea
Tue 18 Jul Fringe Youth project
Tue 18 Jul Lace Hill Residents Association
Thu 20 Jul Public meeting at Lace Hill on health matters
Fri 21 Jul George Grenville School – leavers assembly
Sat 22 Jul Buckingham! International Busking Day
Sat 22 Jul Fringe Kite Flying event
Sun 23 Jul Fringe Family Fun Day at Lace Hill
Sun 23 Jul Fringe Comedy Night
Mon 24 Jul  Opening of Lace Hill Playground
Tue 25 Jul Fin Shudell raising money for the hospital treating his Mum
Fri 28 Jul Judging Fairtrade cake design competition
Tue 1 Aug Action for young people

Functions the Deputy Mayor has attended:
4th July Chandos Park Bowls Club 50th Anniversary v Bowls England

  1. News Releases
  1. Chair’s Announcements
  1. Date of the next meeting:
    Interim Council Monday 11th September 2017
    Full Council Monday 2nd October 2017





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