Town Council Meeting

Date
Thursday, 22nd February 2018 07:00pm

Cllr Peter Nutting leader of Shropshire Council will attend the meeting to provide an update and answer questions on the work of the Council.

Agenda
  1. To receive apologies for absence.
  2. Disclosure of Pecuniary Interests

    a) To receive any disclosures 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 the ordinary Meeting of the Town Council held on 25th January 2018 (copy enclosed).

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  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) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).

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  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) To consider monthly financial statement and monthly budget report.
    b) To approve accounts for payment and any payments made prior to meeting (presented at meeting).
    c) Payment of contractor for LED Conversion - to authorise the payment of the invoice prior to the March meeting.

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  8. Road Safety Concerns

    To consider submitting Road Safety Concerns as per Shropshire Council’s Road Safety Policy.

  9. GDPR Working Party

    For update (copy enclosed).

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  10. Robert Hill and Noble Street Trust

    To appoint Trustee

  11. Past Mayor Badges

    To consider quote and samples received.

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  12. Mayoral Awards

    To consider formation of working party to oversee the awards.

  13. Quotes for Work

    To consider quotes received for the following works contracts.
    a) Annual Tree inspection
    b) Floral planter maintenance

  14. Correspondence

    To consider the following items of correspondence (copies enclosed)
    a) Wem Civic Society letter.
    b) Victorian County History Society Request for funds.
    c) Royal British Legion Silent Soldier Initiative.
    d) Wem Town Hall Contribution Letter.

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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 the date of the March meeting and agree date of Annual Town Meeting.

  18. Exclusion of Public and Press

    To resolve that as publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted, the public and press be excluded from the meeting in accordance with Section 1 of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960.
    a) To approve and sign deed of variation of Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre lease.
    b) To approve and sign licence for alterations to Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre.

Agenda (document)
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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.