Town Council Meeting

Date
Thursday, 26th July 2018 07:00pm

Sergeant Greenaway will attend the meeting to report on recent crimes in the town and update Councillors on the relocation of Wem Police station.

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 28th June 2018.

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  5. Progress Report

    To note the Clerks progress report on matters arising at previous meetings.

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  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions.

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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) Public Toilet Electrical Work resulting from electrical survey – to approve quote
     

  8. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee meeting 10.7.18

    To receive these minutes and approve the recommendations contained therein.

  9. Events Liaison Group meeting held 10.07.18

    To receive these meeting notes.

  10. Wem Sports and Social Association

    To receive a report from the Executive Committee meeting held on 24.7.18 and nominate 3 trustees as per the terms of the draft constitution.

  11. RAF Shawbury 100 year Anniversary

    For update on request by RAF Shawbury to exercise its freedom of the town on 1.9.18.

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  12. 100 Year Anniversary of the end of World War 1

    To discuss commemoration of this event.

  13. Councillor Vacancy

    To consider the issuing of poll cards should an election be called.

  14. Barclays Bank Future use of Building

    For discussion

  15. Queens Award for Voluntary Service

    to consider whether to submit Town Council nominations (details enclosed).

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  16. Wem Economic Forum AGM

    To receive a verbal report from AGM held 12.7.18.

  17. Consultations

    a) Future Fit – to consider response to consultation (previously circulated).
    b) Shropshire Council Discretionary Rate Relief Policy review (summary enclosed).

  18. Correspondence

    a) Fismes invitation to memorial unveiling.
    b) Shropshire Council - Proposed temporary interim suspension of new community led road safety concerns (copy enclosed).
    c) Speeding in Town (copy enclosed).

  19. 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.

  20. Future agenda items

    For consideration.

  21. Dates of future meetings

    To note the date of the September meeting

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.