Amenities & Estates Committee Amenities & Estates Committee
9 Apr 2024 19:30 - 21:30 at Village Hall

Please click here for link to agenda Amenities & Estates Committee Agenda 2024-04-09

1. To receive apologies for absence

2. To receive Declarations of Interest in agenda items. -

To receive any disclosable declarations of interest from Members in relation to any items to be considered at the meeting in accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct. 

3. Public Participation -

To receive submissions from members of the public for a period of 15 minutes. Members of the public may make representations on any matters, for no more than 5 minutes each in accordance with Standing Orders para 3. The meeting will adjourn for this item. 

4. Art Trail Working Group -

To consider setting up an ‘Art Trial Working Group’ and agree on actions. 

5. Sign Posting – Updating Options 

(a) To consider prohibiting metal detecting in green spaces and agree actions. 

(b) To consider options for updating signage in all areas to read ‘no metal detecting’ and agree on actions. 

6. Tree Maintenance  

To consider quotes received for tree maintenance and agree on preferred contractor. 

7. Bus Shelter Cleaning 

To consider quotes received for bus shelter cleaning for EPC owned shelters and agree on actions. 

8. Dovehouse ‘Come and Play’ Project Working Party 

Committee to agree Councillors for appointment to working party and agree actions. 

9. Bin Emptying Contract 

(a) To review reports from January and February 2024. 

(b) To agree on bin emptying schedule for next 12 months. 

(c) To agree new contract proposal from contractor and agree actions. 

10. Table Tennis 

To discuss requests for a table tennis and agree on Councillor to take lead. 

11. Playground Inspections Update 

To receive an update from Deputy Clerk on Playground inspections and agree on actions. 

12. Dovehouse Close Woodland 

To discuss the current situation of the woodland at Dovehouse Close and agree on actions. 

13. Oxford Road Sandpit - Multi Play Unit Replacement 

To consider quotes for replacement Multi play Unit at Oxford Road play area sandpit. 

EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC AND PRESS: At the conclusion of this part of the agenda, the Chairman will move that, considering the confidential nature of the business to be discussed, the public, press and broadcast media be excluded for the remainder of the meeting in accordance with the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960. 

14. Parish Council Grass Cutting Contract 

(a) To consider amendments to grass cutting verges in the specification.  

(b) To receive an update on the current contract with the contractor and agree on the next steps. 


Event Venue

Village Hall

46 Back Lane
Oxfordshire  OX29 4QW

T: 0793 583 2702