CASSINGTON PARISH COUNCIL
Minutes of The Cassington Parish Council Meeting at 7.30pm on Thursday 1st September 2022.
Cllr Rogers, Cllr Mills, Cllr Thompson, Cllr King, Cllr Goodwin & Clerk (Mrs T Cameron) & ****member of the public.
Cllr Levy, Cllr Rylett, Cllr Metcalf
|ELECTION FOR CHAIR FOR SEPTEMBER
Chair for September will be Stewart Thompson
|DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
The Parish Council has made the public aware that the meeting is recorded for the clerk to type up the minutes later at home.
|MINUTES OF THE PREVIOUS MEETING OF THE PARISH COUNCIL
The minutes of the meeting held on Thursday 14th July 2022 were approved.
· Horsemere Lane/A40 – Planning Application for the new Park and Ride. But other than that no contact with OCC
· Thames Water – Nothing as yet
· Bank Charge Card – Tracey is still investigating
· Wall In the Closed Burial Ground – Tracey is getting 3 quotes to remove the Ivy and also cut back the tree. Once that is done she will then get 3 quotes from to fix the wall.
· 20mph Speed – OCC has begun the consultation. This ends on 2nd September. Details are on the Parish Council website.
|Land North of A40 Section from Barnard Gate To Eynsham Roundabout Eynsham
|Grosvenor Developments Ltd
|Dualling of a 3.2km section of the A40 between the Hill Farm Junction to the proposed Eynsham Park and Ride and upgrade to shared path on northern verge, ii) widening of existing carriageway to provide dedicated eastbound and westbound priority bus lanes along 6.5km section between proposed Park and Ride and Duke’s Cut iii) capacity and connectively improvements over three bridges and a culvert at Dukes Cut to enable eastbound bus lane over the bridges at A40 between Witney and Duke’s Cut
|Oxfordshire County Council
|The dualling of approximately 3.2km of the A40 carriageway from the existing Hill Farm junction at Witney to the Eynsham Park and Ride site (R3.0057/19) including the construction of two new roundabouts.
• An eastbound and westbound bus lane approximately 6.5km in length from the Eynsham Park and Ride site to existing structures at Duke’s Cut waterway (Duke’s Cut Canal Bridge, Earl’s Culvert, Wolvercote Railway Bridge and Wolvercote Canal Bridge);
• Capacity and connectivity improvements over the existing structures at Duke’s Cut waterway to enable the proposed eastbound bus lane to extend over the existing structures up to the A34 flyover in the east, forming a connection into Oxford North (Northern Gateway) strategic development site;
• Construction of a new signalised junction to the Eynsham Park and Ride site;
• New pedestrian/cyclist underpass at Cuckoo Lane (‘the Eynsham Underpass’). Two new pedestrian/cycle bridges at Cassington Halt (Cassington Halt Footbridge North and Cassington Halt Footbridge South);
• Widening of Cassington New Bridge;
• Demolition and replacement/extension of existing White House Culvert;
• Demolition and replacement/extension of Barnard Gate New Culvert;
• New and improved shared use (‘HIF2 project’) A40 corridor between Witney and Wolvercote, Oxfordshire
footways and cycleways, including new shared use links to National Cycle Network (NCN) Route 5 at Duke’s Cut waterway;
• Alterations to existing junctions and property accesses along the A40;
• Controlled crossings, external lighting, noise barriers, sustainable drainage systems, landscaping, habitat creation including ecology ponds and associated hibernacula;
• All associated engineering and temporary construction works, site compound and storage areas. at A40 HIF2 Smart Corridor
|Oxfordshire County Council
New Planning Applications:
|Details pursuant to Condition 3 (Revised P&R Site Layout Plan) of planning permission 19/01725/CC3REG & 19/01095/ADJ (R3.0057/19)
|Land West of Cuckoo Lane and Adjacent to the A40, Eynsham, OX29 4PU
|Decision Approved July 2022
|Notice of Submission of Further Information in relation to Application for Planning Permission Accompanied by an Environmental Statement (Regulation 25 of the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) Regulations 2017 as Amended)
|Proposed basement extension, replace existing timber framed windows and doors with new double glazed metal framed windows and doors, change one of the south facing ground floor windows to a door set and raise adjoining windows. The west facing old diary wing elevation, to have timber cladding finish in-between French doors replaced with a natural Cotswold stone finish (previously approved approved (21/03845/HHD)
|The Granary Jericho Farm Worton
|Mr And Mrs Ivanovic
|8th September 2022
The Parish Council – Objection
Residents of Jericho Farm came and spoke to the Parish Council with regards to the Planning Application 22/02137/HHD. They are all objecting to WODC with respect to their own properties
|REPORTS FROM COUNTY, DISTRICT & PARISH COUNCILLORS:
County Councillor – NO REPORT FORM COUNTY COUNCILLOR
District Councillors – Consultation on the Council Plan and Local Plan. Cllr Rylett will be tasked with updating the local plan. The garden village is going for consultation the area action plan is being updated with inspectors. They have been advised that they cannot build carbon zero housing. Climate change WODC are going to look at focusing on the wider community carbon footprint.
Parish Councillors –
Dog Bins – Cllr Rogers and Cllr King have mentioned that there is an issue with dog waste being hung around the village and not deposited into bins. It was decided to move the dog bag bin to by the noticeboard by St Peters School.
Overgrown footpaths and ditches. Tracey to contact Green Gym to see if they can come and clear the ditch.
|DITCHES DRAINAGE AND FLOODING:
The ditch behind St Peters Close is becoming blocked with debris. Tracey to contact Green Gym to see if they can come.
Please can people remember to things on fix my street on the WODC website.
Speed watch – In the past week 17 vehicles have been reported and in the last month 79. 401 drivers have been reported since we started. Our worst offender has been caught 6 times and will be visited by the police. We have had at least one vehicle exceeding 50 mph. Most of those reported are doing between 36 and 39 mph with a few in the low 40s. The police have been sending out letters to those reported and after three letters they get a visit from the police.
Traffic Calming – Alex has now created a questionnaire that will be in next months CAWN
|PLAY AREA/PLAY FIELD:
ROSPA Report – Decision was for Proludic to give a quote on maintaining the play equipment
Payments to be approved:
|HMRC Tax & NI
|Play Equipment Annual Inspection
|Tax & NI 6th Jul – 5th Aug
|Mrs T Cameron
Balance of Unity Bank as of Sunday 28th August 2022 – £10,180.36
|ANY OTHER BUSINESS
· Parish Council Objectives – please see below. These were agreed and plans for initial implementation discussed.
|QUESTIONS FROM THE PUBLIC
A member of the public has asked if there is a chance of another tree could be planted on the little green. The parish council have advised that this is not a problem.
|DATE OF NEXT MEETINGS:
Mid Monthly Planning Meeting – No Meeting Needed
Date of the next Parish Council Meeting – Thursday 6th October 2022
The purpose of this document is to provide a list of objectives for Cassington Parish Council to lead in implementation over the period 2022 – 2025. It is suggested that this initial list of priorities is discussed and refined prior to presentation to the village.