ROLLRIGHT PARISH COUNCIL
MONTHLY MEETING MONDAY, 13th MARCH, 2017
Present: Gareth Bartlett: Duncan Midwood: Gavin Southwell: Roz Wiley (Chair):
Hilary Biles (OCC Councillor): Sue Glasson (Parish Clerk)
Members of the general public
2. MINUTES OF THE FEBRUARY MEETING
These were approved without amendment.
3. MATTERS ARISING
Highways: a couple of things are still outstanding with Highways -
the pot-hole outside the Village Hall, although an email today said
that it had been done but it hasn't and making the entrance to Fletcher's
Field safer. Hilary said she would follow up these two things. Hilary
One Oxfordshire: Roz and Janet attended a meeting in Witney on this
topic and were given a copious amount of paperwork which is available
to anyone who would like to read it.
4. ROLLRIGHT PLANE CRASH MEMORIAL
Plans are well in hand for this event.
5. ROLLRIGHT REVIEW EDITOR
The Parish Council has been awarded £419 from NALC to purchase
a computer. Gareth will be taking over as Editor after the plane crash
memorial and in the meantime he will look for a new computer.
6 THE UNICORN
High winds caused damage to the guttering and roof guards. WODC
came out the same day it was reported to investigate. We have not
heard the outcome of this site visit.
Gavin has requested that the Clerk should write to WODC to enquire
how the maintenance of the building eg the broken guttering, is being
It seems that Mrs Chapman wishes to prevent dog walkers going
through the woods and through other open areas of the field. She has
erected posts and barbed wire around the field and around some of the
woodland. The Council has opted to apply for a modification of the
Definitive Map and Statement on the basis that many dog walkers have
used the paths for more than twenty years. 20 years is the minimum amount
of time permitted to apply for this kind of change. The Clerk will make this
application. The guidance notes indicate that it may be 10 years before the application
is considered. Sue
8. CHILDREN'S PLAYGROUND
Nothing to report.
9. VILLAGE HALL
The guttering is to be repaired.
The floor needs to be replaced and work for this is in hand.
10. JUBILEE FIELD
Nothing to report
11. FINANCIAL POSITION
There is £8174 in the High Rise Account, £668 in the Current Account
and £502 in the Playground Account.
Financial transactions over £100:
Clerk's monthly salary £190.
12. ANY OTHER BUSINESS
Gavin mentioned that we have not seen the retrospective
planning order on the new road which Mrs Chapman built last year.
The Clerk will follow up. Sue
Concern was expressed over a 16 year old birthday party held at the
Village Hall last week, which became noisy and aggressive and
there was alcohol when there should have been none. It was agreed that it is
hard to police such events and not desirable to ban them altogether.
NEW ARRIVALS IN THE VILLAGE
None that the PC is aware of.
NEXT MEETING: 10th April, 2017, 7.30pm.