Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 23rd February 2017 07:00pm
  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 26th January 2017 (copy enclosed).

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  5. Progress Report

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

  6. Planning Applications

    a)Planning Applications for consideration Shropshire Council Planning Reconsultation - Amendment 16/02959/FUL - Tony Moss Motor Cycles.
    b) To note the recent planning decisions (copy of decisions attached).
    c) Planning and Transport Committee meeting 9.2.17 – To approve these minutes and consider recommendations relating to the Local Development Plan Review contained therein (copy enclosed).
    d) Briefing Note - To Note Shropshire Council’s Briefing note for parish councils on proposed changes and clarification to the planning consultation processes.

  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) To approve accounts for payment and any payments made prior to meeting (Presented at meeting).
    b) Shropshire Council Payroll contract – to approve quote for 2017-18 payroll.

  8. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee Meeting 14.2.17

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

  9. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Liaison Group Meeting 8.2.17

    To approve these minutes (copy enclosed).

  10. Recreation Ground Toilet Block

    To consider recent damage to the toilet block and consider future use - Item requested by Cllr Dee.

  11. Wem Postal Addresses

    To consider the problems faced by residents when Wem is not included as part of postal addresses - item requested by Cllr Dee.

  12. Insurance

    To discuss the difficulties experienced by Wem residents in obtaining home insurance - item requested by Cllr Mellings.

  13. Correspondence

    To consider the following items of correspondence (copies enclosed).
    a) HGV letter.
    b) Parking Enforcement.

  14. 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.

  15. Future Agenda items

    For consideration.

  16. Dates of future meetings

    To note date of the March meeting and agree date of May meeting (suggested date 17.5.17).

  17. 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 discuss procedure for complaint handling.

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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.