Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 28th September 2017 07:00pm
  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 31st August 2017 (copy enclosed).

    PDF icon minutes_31.8.17.pdf465.88 KB
  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

    i) 17/04067/TPO 19 Barnfield Avenue, Wem, SY4 5HT

    Proposal:  To the crown reduce one Lime Tree by 30% protected by The Salop County Council (Wem, Wemsbrook) TPO 1972

    ii) 17/03475/VAR Islington House , 79 New Street, Wem, SY4 5AF

    Proposal:  Variation of Condition No. 2 (approved plans) attached to 16/05869/FUL to allow for insertion of rooflights and creation of dormer windows to facilitate the creation of first floor accommodation

    iii) 17/03581/FUL  Erection of one pair of semi-detached dwellings; formation of parking spaces; following demolition of 16 garages Garages And Parking Area Cordwell Park, Wem

    iv) Shropshire Council Planning Reconsultation - Amendment  17/03172/REM - Proposed Dwelling South Of Tilley Lodge

    v) 17/04308/FUL  Proposed Dwelling Adjacent Riverside, Mill Street, Wem, Proposal:  Erection of 1No. dwelling


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

  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

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

    b) To note conclusion of the Annual Audit.

  8. Amenities and Services Committee meeting 20.9.17.


    To receive these minutes and approve non confidential recommendations contained therein (copy to follow).

  9. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Liaison Group meeting 6.9.17


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

    PDF icon minutes_6.9.17_draft.pdf295.88 KB
  10. Shropshire Council Consultations

    a) Parking Strategy – for consideration

  11. Road Safety Concerns


    a) Extension of 20mph zone in Town – to discuss email received.

    b) To consider any other road safety concerns to be submitted to Shropshire Council

  12. Relief Road

    To receive an update from a meeting held with Owen Paterson.

  13. Ceremonial Town Flag -

     to consider a request for a contribution towards the purchase of (at request of Cllr Towers).

  14. Correspondence

     to consider the following items of correspondence

    a) Wem Rural Parish Council – to consider an email received from Wem Rural Parish Council.

  15. Grant Committee

      to consider formation of grants committee (at request of Cllr Moyse).

  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 and agree the date of the December meeting.

  19. 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 the confidential recommendation of the Amenities and Services Committee in relation to the awarding of the LED conversion tender.

    b) Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre lease amendment. – To consider response received from Hatchers

Agenda (document)
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The Town Council meets on the last Thursday of every month except December at 7.00 p.m in the Meeting Room, Wem Library High Street  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.