Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 29th March 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 22nd February 2018 (copy enclosed).

    PDF icon draft_minutes_22_february_2018.pdf256.44 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.pdf370.72 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).
    b) Planning Applications for Consideration
    i) 18/01126/FUL Proposed demolition of existing garage to existing bungalow; Rear lounge bedroom and ensuite extension; New attached garage extension to side, 84 Trentham Road, Wem SY4 5HW
    ii) 18/00958/FUL, Erection of single storey rear extension, 25 Roden Grove Wem SY4 5HJ
    iii) 18/00974/FUL, Erection of extension to form a bowls pavillion and replacementfloodlights to Green 2, Wem Sports & Social Association Butler Sports Centre Bowens Field Wem, SY4 5AP
    iv) 18/00846/REM, Reserved matters (appearance, landscaping, layout and scale)pursuant to 14/02851/OUT for the erection of 25 dwellings Land Off Roden Grove Roden Grove Wem.
    v) 18/00817/VAR, : Roseville , New Street, Wem, SY4 5AB, Variation of ConditionNo.s 2 and 7 attached to Planning Permission 16/00994/FUL dated 09 November 2016
    vi) 18/00683/FUL, Erection of agricultural building with access road to house agricultural equipment, part retrospective, Bank Villa Bankhouse Lane Wem SY4 5TR (reconsultation)

    PDF icon agenda_item_6b_planning_decsions.pdf346.41 KB
  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) To consider monthly financial statement and monthly budget report.
    b) To approve accounts for payment and any payments made prior to meeting (presented at meeting).
    c) Interim internal audit report – to consider.
    d) Audit Plan 2018 – to consider adoption of.
    e) Town Council Payroll – to consider extension of contract with Shropshire Council.

  8. Amenities & Services

    a) Amenities and Services Committee Meeting 13.3.18 - To receive these minutes andapprove the recommendations contained therein (copy enclosed).
    b) To consider quote for CCTV system upgrade. (copy enclosed)
    c) To consider adoption of Wilmott Meadow Public Open Space (report enclosed).
    d) Future Maintenance of Shropshire Council Owned play areas – for discussion.

  9. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group Meeting 21.3.18

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

  10. Barnard Street Parking Consultation

    To consider responses received following Shropshire Council’s consultation with residents on the implementation of parking restrictions along Barnard Street.

  11. Wem level Crossing

    To consider correspondence received relating to the level crossing.

  12. Past Mayor's Badge

    To consider responses received from previous Mayor’s concerning the production of a Past Mayor’s badge.

  13. Wem Economic Forum

    To receive a verbal report from the meeting held 8.3.18

  14. Jubilee Noticeboard

    To consider condition of (at request of Cllr Moyse)

  15. Correspondence

    To consider the following items of correspondence (copies enclosed)
    a) Wem Civic Society letter.
    b) Wem Town Hall Contribution Letter.
    c) SPFA request for funds.
    d) Shropshire Council consultation - Gambling Act 2005 Policy Statement 2019 - 2022.
    e) Shropshire-Wide 20mph Campaign - to consider request for support.
    f) Wem Christmas Lights Committee – to consider request received

  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 April meeting

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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.