Minutes of Extraordinary Meeting 5th December 2016


 Extraordinary Meeting of Upton Parish Council in Upton Village Hall Meeting Room, Monday 5th November 2016 at 7.00 pm

PRESENT:  Mr S Fraser (Chair/SF), Mr S Norman (SN), Mr D Reid (DR), Ms K Marshall,

Miss E Cooper (Clerk/EC)

  1. Apologies for Absence

            Mr Traynor was not present at the meeting.

  1. Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to declare any personal interest and the nature of that interest which they may have in any items under consideration at this meeting. None declared.

  1. Planning Application P16/V2876/FULL

Erection of stable block, hay store and tack room on the site of the old pumping station near the Horse & Harrow, Upton OX11 0NB.

Deadline 12.12.16

The council agreed that they had no objections to this planning application.

ACTION EC to return paperwork accordingly.

  1. New Goal Posts

EC requested a copy of the new quote for £3799.91 (inc VAT & delivery). ACTION SF to provide copy of quote.

The council agreed to proceed with the purchase at this price.

The question of marking out the field was raised. Although the council has access to a white line machine, it did not want to take responsibility for this. It would be available to others if they wanted to use the pitch with white lines.


  1. Planning Application P16/V1903/FUL Gate House, Upton

SN agreed to attend a planning meeting on 12th December (6.30pm Wantage Civic Hall) to further express UPCs opposition to the granting of planning permission. ACTION SN

  1. Date of Next Upton Parish Council Meeting

Monday 16th January 2017, 8pm in the village hall.

The meeting concluded at 8pm.

Liz Cooper, Clerk to UPC

7st December 2016

Tel:  01235 798038