Town Council Meeting

Date
Thursday, 27th September 2018 07:00pm
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 26th July 2018.

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  5. Co-option Application

    to consider applications received and to co-opt an applicant for the councillor vacancy onto the Council

  6. Progress Report

    a) To note the progress report

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  7. Planning Items

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

    b) Preapplication protocol - to consider draft.

     

    c) Planning Local Subscription – to consider whether to subscribe to.

    d) Planning Applications for consideration

    Reference:  18/04218/COU Hair Salon , 104 Lowe Hill Road, Wem, SY4 5UT

    Proposal:  Application under Section 73A of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 for the change of use from A1 hair salon to C3 domestic garage

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  8. 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) To note completion of the limited assurance review for year ended 31.3.18 (copy enclosed).

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  9. Amenities and Services Committee meeting held 11th September 2018

     

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

    b) LED Streetlight Correspondence – to consider course of action.

  10. Highways

     

    a) Wem Economic Forum HGV signs – To consider quote for the supply and installation of additional signs to deter HGV’s from travelling through the town.

    b) Parking Problems Ellesmere Road - to consider email correspondence on this matter, item requested by Councillor Dee (copy enclosed).

    c) Shropshire wide 20 mph Campaign – to consider request that the Town Council’s adopts a general 20mph speed limit on all roads in the town (copy enclosed).

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  11. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre

     – to consider request from committee to approve price increase as per the terms of the lease

  12. Youth Advocate

     to consider the appointment of (at request of Cllr Dee)

  13. 100 Year Commemoration of the End of WWI

     

    a) To discuss lighting of beacon on recreation ground.

    b) To consider location of memorial seat.

    c) To consider correspondence received

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

     

    a) West Mercia Police We don’t buy crime initiative.

    b) Community Enablement Team Review.

    c) ERDF - Natural Environment funding opportunity - Shropshire Wildlife Trust inviting projects to form part of package.

    d) Wem Level Crossing – request for footbridge.

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  15. Barclays Bank Future Use of Building

     for update from working party.

  16. 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.

  17. Future agenda items

    For consideration.

  18. Dates of future meetings

    To note the date of the October meeting

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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.