Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 26th October 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 2017 (copy enclosed).

    PDF icon minutes_28.9.17.pdf324.23 KB
  5. Progress Report

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_5_progress_report.pdf376.78 KB
  6. Planning

    a)Planning Applications for consideration

    i) 17/04394/FUL:  Outbuilding At Rear Of, The White Lion, 1 High Street, Wem, Shropshire Proposal:  Erection of four residential dwellings and provision of vehicular access and parking area; relevant demolition of unlisted buildings (dutch barn and attached brick building) in a Conservation Area.

    ii) 17/04670/FUL- 11 Churchill Drive, Wem, SY4 5HU Proposal:  Erection of extension to existing dwelling.

    iii) 17/04669/FUL -1 Soulton Crescent, Wem, Shropshire, SY4 5HY Proposal:  Erection of extensions to existing dwelling.


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


    c) Planning and Transport Committee - To review terms of reference (copy of report enclosed).


    d) Local Plan Review consultation on preferred scale and distribution of development – To agree process for submitting a response to the consultation.


    e) Annual Place Plan Review - for consideration.

  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

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


  8. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee 10.10.17.


    To receive these minutes and approve the recommendations contained therein.

    PDF icon agenda_item_8_minutes_10.11.17_.pdf233.66 KB
  9. Events Liaison Group


    To consider a report of this meeting held 4.10.17 to discuss the Remembrance Day Parade (copy enclosed).

    PDF icon agenda_item_9_minutes_4.11.17.pdf131.17 KB
  10. 20mph Speed Limit Extension

     to receive report from 20mph conference and to discuss options for Wem.

  11. LED Light Conversion

    For update on project.

  12. Correspondence – to consider the following items of correspondence


    a) NHS Shropshire CCG consultation event – to consider sending representative

    b) Police and Crime Commissioner CCTV Letter.

    c) Shropshire Council North West Relief Road

  13. 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.

  14. Future Agenda Items

    For consideration

  15. Dates of future meetings

    to note the date of the November meeting and agree the date of the Budget meeting.

  16. 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) Swimming Pool lease amendment – to consider advice from Hatchers.

    b) Swimming Pool tender documents – for approval.

    c) Asset Transfer Working Party meeting 17.10.17 - To receive these notes and approve the recommendations contained therein.

    d) ICO Decision – to note

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.