Town Council meeting

Date
Thursday, 30th June 2016 07:00pm
Agenda
  1. Apologies

    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 Meeting of the Annual General Meeting of the Town Council held on 26th May 2016 (copy enclosed).

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  5. Progress Report

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

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  6. Planning Applications

    a) Planning Applications for consideration
    16/02298/FUL: Dunnslea, 14 Tilley Road, Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4 5HA Proposal: Erection of single storey side and rear extension.
    16/02514/FUL: 17 Aston Road, Wem, SY4 5AZ, Proposal: Erection of extension to provide enlarged Dining Room with balcony over.

    b) To note the recent planning decisions (copy of decisions attached).

    c) Planning Correspondence
    Appeal notifications
    15/03710/OUT Land at Junction with Church Lane, Soulton Road, notification that the appeal will now be dealt with as a hearing.
    16/00411/FUL West Lodge, Park Road, Wem – erection of single storey extension to the side elevation; detached open fronted double garage, new pedestrian access
    appeal to be decided by written representations deadline 11.7.16.

  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) To approve accounts for payment and payments made prior to meeting (Presented at meeting).

  8. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee Meeting 21.6.16

    a) To approve these minutes and recommendations contained therein.

  9. Annual Accounts

    a) 2015-16 year end - To approve the accounts and supporting papers for the year ending 31 March 2016 (copies enclosed).
    b) Annual Return (copies enclosed).
    i)   To consider the Towns Council’s response to questions on part 1 of the Annual Return, the Annual Governance Statement.
    ii)  To approve part 2 of the Annual Return, 2015/16 accounting statements.
    iii) To approve explanation of variances.

  10. Transfer of Services

    a) To consider report from Shropshire Council on possible transfer of Shropshire Council run services (copy enclosed).
    b) Memorandum of Cooperation– to consider request to sign up to the memorandum of co-operation as agreed (copy enclosed).

  11. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group Meeting 26.6.16 (to follow)

    a) To approve these minutes and recommendations contained therein.

  12. Barnard Street Pavement Parking

    To consider Shropshire Council’s suggestion to consult residents on introduction of double yellow lines between junction with Mill Street and the end of the Old Police Station development (plan enclosed).

  13. Correspondence

    To consider the following items of correspondence (copies enclosed).
    i)   Count Them In Campaign – to consider request to support the campaign.
    ii)   NS Wheelers – to consider letter from Mr Harrison on public transport in North Shropshire.
    iii)  Mr Cobbold – to receive email concerning planning issues.
    iv)  M Simmons – to consider letter outlining road name suggestions for new Westlands development.

  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. Information/future agenda items

    For consideration.

  16. Dates of future meetings

    a) To note date of July meeting.

  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 consider nominations for Honorary Townsman award (copy enclosed).

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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.