Town Council Meeting

Date
Thursday, 30th March 2017 07:00pm
Agenda
  1. To receive apologies and reasons for absence
  2. Disclosure of Pecuniary Interests

    a) To receive any disclosure of pecuniary interest - Members are reminded that they must not participate in the discussion or voting on any matter in which they have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest and should leave the room prior to the commencement of the debate.
    b) To consider any applications for Dispensations under s33 of the Localism Act 2011.

  3. Public Participation Time

    A period of 15 minutes will be set aside for residents of Wem Town to speak.

  4. Council Minutes

    To approve as a correct record the minutes of an ordinary Meeting of the Town Council held on 23rd February 2017 (copy enclosed).

  5. Progress Report

    To note the Clerks progress report on matters arising at previous meetings (copy enclosed).

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  6. Planning Applications

    a)Planning Applications for consideration

    17/00928/FUL Overfields, Ellesmere Road, Wem, SY4 5TU:  Change of use of an agricultural building for use as stabling.

    17/01036/FUL Bank House Barn Bankhouse Lane Wem SY4 5TR Erection of a detached garage and carport including change of use of land.  

     

    b) To note the recent planning decisions (copy of decisions attached).

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  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

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    a) To approve accounts for payment and any payments made prior to meeting (Presented at meeting).

    b) Internal Audit Plan – for consideration (copy enclosed).

    c) Staff Pensions – to note reduction in contributions.

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  8. Amenities and Services Committee meeting 7.3.17

    To receive these minutes and approve recommendations contained therein (copy enclosed).

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  9. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Liaison Group Meeting 29.3.17

    To receive these minutes and approve recommendations contained therein (copy to be presented at the meeting).

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  10. Wem Sports and Social Association

     

    a) Constitution Working Party meeting 14.3.17 – to receive a report from this meeting.

    b) Management Committee meeting – to consider report from this meeting and request for financial support for floodlights (copy to be presented at the meeting).

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  11. Wem Economic Forum

    To receive a report from meeting held 22.3.17.

  12. Highway Issues

     

    a) Mill Street Vehicle Activated Sign – to consider location put forward by Shropshire Council for the sign and agree preferred type of sign.

    b) Community Speedwatch – for update.      

  13. Armed Forces Day

    To consider submission of grant application.

  14. Correspondence

    a) Royal Mail’s response to Postal Address concerns.

    b) Shropshire Council’s Economic Growth Strategy Consultation.

    c) Design of Wales and Borders Rail Service Consultation.

    d) Response from Wem Town Hall concerning request for trustee.

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  15. Reports

    a) To receive reports from the Council’s representatives to other bodies.
    b) To receive a report from Shropshire Council Councillors Mellings and Dee

  16. Future Agenda items

    For consideration.

  17. Dates of future meetings

    To note date of the April meeting.

  18. Exclusion of press and public

    To resolve: That in accordance with s1(2) Public Bodies (Admission of Meetings) Act 1960, members of the public and press be excluded from the remainder of the meeting on the grounds that the following items to be considered involves the likely disclosure of confidential information.
    a) To nominate panel to undertake complaint hearing.

Agenda (document)
Minutes
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The Town Council meets on the last Thursday of every month except December at 7.00 p.m at the Roden Suite, Edinburgh House, Wem.
The Town Council meeting starts with Public Question time and residents can attend and raise issues with the members.
A copy of the agenda for these meetings is displayed on the notice board outside the Town Hall, High Street and on this website.
From February 2016 copies of the Agenda and Minutes can also be viewed in the Reference Section at Wem Library.