Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 28th June 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 Annual Meeting of the Town Council held on 31st May 2018 (copy enclosed).

    PDF icon minutes_31.5.18_draft.pdf175.26 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.pdf136.78 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).
    b) Planning Correspondence
    i) to consider correspondence received in relation to planning application 18/02474/TCA (copy enclosed).
    c) Planning Applications for Consideration
    i) 18/02374/REM: Proposed Dwelling Adjacent Maymyo, Shawbury Road, Wem, Proposal: Reserved matters pursuant to outline permission ref: 15/01387/OUT for the erection of 1No detached dwelling to include Access, Appearance, Landscaping, Layout and Scale.
    ii) 18/02474/TCA 7 Proposal: To fell to ground level 2 No Cypress trees and 1 No Lawson Cypress within Wem Conservation Area, Mill Street, Wem, SY4 5ED.
    iii) 18/02611/FUL Erection of a single storey side extension, 3 Marlcroft, Wem SY4 5AN

    PDF icon agenda_item_6a_planning_decsions.pdf116.56 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) Quotes
    i) IT Service Provision – to consider quote received (copy enclosed).
    ii) Shropshire Council Health and Safety Support - to consider quote received

  8. Barclays Bank Closure

    For discussion

  9. Highways

    a) Traffic Consultation - To consider the results of Wem Economic Forum’s Traffic Working Party Consultation.
    b) HGV signs – to receive an update from Shropshire Council on cost of purchase of HGV signs.
    c) Road Safety Concerns – to consider submission to road safety concerns as per Shropshire council’s Road Safety Policy.

  10. Future Fit Consultation

    To consider holding a special meeting to hear more information on the proposals (consultation information enclosed).

  11. RAF Shawbury 100 year Anniversary

    For update on request by RAF Shawbury to exercise its freedom of the town on 1.9.18.

  12. Amenities and Services Committee meeting held 12.6.18

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

  13. Events Liaison Group meeting 14.6.18

    To receive these minutes (copy enclosed).

  14. Verification Committee

    To receive these minutes (copy enclosed).

  15. Town Hall Liaison Group 19.6.18

    To receive the notes from this meeting (copy enclosed).

  16. Wem Sports and Social Association Constitution Working Party 25.6.18

    To receive a report from this meeting and consider the recommendations contained therein (copy to follow)

  17. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group meeting 27.6.18

    To receive a report from this meeting and consider the recommendations contained therein (copy to follow)

  18. Correspondence

    To consider the following items of correspondence
    a) Seafarers UK – Merchant Navy Day 3.9.18
    b) Camps international - request for grant.

  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 the date of the July meeting

  22. Exclusion of press and public

    To resolve: That in accordance with s1(2) Public Bodies (Admission of Meetings) Act 1960, members of the public and press be excluded from the remainder of the meeting on the grounds that the following items to be considered involves the likely disclosure of confidential information.
    a) To consider nominations for Honorary Townsman.

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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.