Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 29th June 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 Annual General Meeting of the Town Council held on 16th May 2017 (copy enclosed).

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  5. Progress Report

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

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  6. Planning


    a)Planning Applications for consideration

    17/02486/FUL - Grange Park, Proposal: Erection of a single storey extension to provide new vehicle service bays and car showroom and refurbishment of existing vehicle service buildings following demolition of existing redundant administration buildings

    17/01924/FUL Land Off Mill Street Wem Shropshire, Erection of two blocks of residential care home comprising units with communal facilities; formation of car parking; diversion of public right of way and associated works  


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


    c) Planning Correspondence

    i) to consider letter received relating to the Westlands Development.



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  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment


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


  8. Amenities and Services Committee meeting 13.6.17

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


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  9. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group meeting 24.5.17

    To receive these minutes.

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  10. Events Committee meeting 24.5.17

    To receive these minutes

  11. Town Council Vision event

    To consider holding an event to map out the Town Council’s aims and objectives for the next 4 years

  12. Updating the Town Council’s methods of communication

    To consider report submitted by Cllr Moyse

  13. Shropshire Council Contract for Health and Safety Services

     For consideration

  14. Deputy Mayors Chain –

    To consider quote for refurbishment and updating.

  15. WSSA Constitution Working Party

    To approve widening of the remit of the working party.

  16. Highways Issues


    a) HGV Surveyto consider response received from Shropshire Council.

    b) Road Safety Correspondence – for consideration.

    c) Wem Site Meeting - To consider email received.

  17. Correspondence – to consider the following items of correspondence


    a) Fire and Rescue Services Governing Body Proposal – for consideration (circulated via email).

    b) Merchant Navy Day – to consider request to support Merchant Navy Day (copy enclosed).

    c) Shropshire Council’s response to Roden Grove flood risk (copy enclosed).

  18. Retirement of HRH Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh

     To consider request to send good wishes from the Town Council on his retirement.

  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 date of the July meeting.

  22. Exclusion of Public and Press


    To resolve that as publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted, the public and press be excluded from the meeting in accordance with Section 1 of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960.

    a) To consider nominations for Honorary Townsman.

    b) Outstanding Complaint.

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.