Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 25th January 2018 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 14th December 2017 and Budget Meeting Minutes held on 16th January
    (copies enclosed).

  5. Progress Report

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_5_progress_report.pdf196.95 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a)Planning Applications for consideration
    i) Reconsultation due to amendment on application 17/01924/FUL - Land Off Mill Street; Proposal: Erection of two blocks of residential care home comprising units with communal facilities.
    ii) 17/06127/VAR Thomas Adams School, Lowe Hill Road, Wem, Shropshire, SY4 5UB Proposal: Variation of Condition No.1 attached to permission CC2007/0024 dated 21/12/2007 to allow for the retention of the demountable accommodation for a further temporary period of ten years.
    b) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).
    c) Planning Correspondence
    To consider request received from Berrys to present proposals for development land in the town to the Town Council.

    PDF icon agenda_item_6b_planning_decsions.pdf355.02 KB
  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) To consider monthly financial statement
    b) To approve accounts for payment and any payments made prior to meeting (presented at meeting).

  8. Planning & Transport Committee Meeting 18.12.17

    To receive these minutes.

  9. Finance & Corporate Governance Committee Meeting 4.1.18 8

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

  10. Wem Economic Forum

    For update on AGM held 11.1.18.

  11. Relief Road

    To receive update on meeting held with Owen Paterson MP on 12.1.18 (copy enclosed).

  12. Floral Planters

    To consider quotes received for purchase of 2 x 3 tiered planters.

  13. Town Council Drop in surgeries

    To consider format and agree date and location of first session.

  14. Correspondence

    To consider the following items of correspondence
    a) SALC Invitation - to consider submitting a nomination for the current Mayor to attend the Buckingham Palace Garden Party.

  15. 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.

  16. Future Agenda Items

    For consideration.

  17. Dates of future meetings

    To note the date of the February meeting.

  18. 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 draft deed of variation of Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre lease
    b) To consider draft licence for alterations to Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre
    c) Insurance Claim – to update Council on findings of the solicitor.

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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.