Town Council Meeting

Date
Thursday, 25th October 2018 07:00pm

Viv Edgar from will speak at the beginning of the meeting to discuss the Dementia Friendly Wem Initiative

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 27th September 2018.

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  5. Progress Report

    a) To note the progress report

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  6. Planning Items

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

    b) Preapplication protocol - to consider draft (copy enclosed).

    c) Planning Applications for consideration

    i) 18/04586/FUL Crossfield , Church Lane, Wem, SY4 5HS Proposal:  Erection of side extension and detached garage; internal alterations to existing dwelling

    ii)18/04330/FUL:  The Drayton Gate, 2 Aston Street, Wem, SY4 5AY Proposal:  Works to facilitate change of use of part of restaurant and bar into offices at ground floor including insertion of 1800 high timber privacy screens to create office spaces/areas and reinstatement of 1No. internal doorway in existing opening; change of use of commercial kitchen to domestic storage (1st floor residential flat to remain unaffected); alterations to existing access and parking

    iii) 18/04331/LBC The Drayton Gate, 2 Aston Street, Wem, Y4 5AY Proposal:  Works to facilitate change of use of part of restaurant and bar into offices at ground floor including insertion of 1800 high timber privacy screens to create office spaces/areas and reinstatement of 1No. internal doorway in existing opening; change of use of commercial kitchen to domestic storage (1st floor residential flat to remain unaffected); alterations to existing access and parking affecting a Grade II Listed Building

    d) Correspondence -to consider Community Infrastructure Levy letter (copy enclosed).

  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).

     

  8. Finance and Coporate Governance Committee meeting held 9th October 2018

     

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

  9. Events Group Meeting held 10th October 2018

    - To receive notes from this meeting (copy enclosed).

  10. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle CentreLiaison Group Meeting held 17th October 2018 -

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

  11. Network Rail

    – to receive a report from meeting held with Network Rail to discuss Wem Station and the Level Crossing (copy enclosed).

  12. Adoption of Wilmott Meadow Open Space

    to approve adoption of

  13. War Memorial Cleaning

    to discuss quote received

  14. Cemetery Fees

     – to consider amending wording of cemetery fees deferred from September meeting

  15. White Horse hotel

    to consider condition of building.

  16. Correspondence

     – to consider the following items of correspondence (copies enclosed).

    a) Friends of Whitchurch Road Cemetery

    b) Eckford Sweet pea Society

    c) Local Transport Plan for Shropshire (LTP4) - online questionnaire

    d) Suggestions to improve Wem

    e) Airband – superfast broadband

    f) SALC AGM – to nominate councillor to attend

  17. 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

  18. Future agenda items

     – for consideration.

  19. Dates of future meetings

    – to note the date of the November meeting

  20. 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 consider notes from the Town Hall Working Party and draft SLA.

    b) To consider correspondence concerning The Morgan Library.

    c) To consider first draft of Wem Emergency Plan.

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.