Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 28th February 2019 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 January 2019.

    PDF icon agenda_item_4_draft_minutes_31.1.19.pdf303.08 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.pdf200.96 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).
    b) Planning Applications for consideration
    19/00592/TPO To The Rear Of Creamore Villa, Whitchurch Road, Wem Proposal: Crown lift to 3m only removing secondary branches of 1no Wellingtonia protected by the Shropshire Council (Fismes Way and Oakley Meadow, Wem) TPO 2015 (Ref: SC/00227/15) Shrewsbury Shropshire SY4 5QR
    19/00524/FUL 2 Summerfield Road, Wem, SY4 5BW Proposal: Erection of one open market dwelling; formation of new pedestrian access and alterations to existing dwelling
    19/00373/FUL 1 Soulton Crescent, Wem, SY4 5HY Proposal: Erection of a detached garage, along with the erection of a brick built boundary wall and the formation of a new vehicle access to replace the existing site access, (following the removal of the boundary hedgerow)
    19/00459/FUL 42 Kynaston Drive, Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4 5DE, Proposal: Erection of a first floor side extension

    PDF icon agenda_item_6a_planning_decisions.pdf184.31 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).

  8. Allotment Tenancy Agreement changes

    For approval

  9. Town Pavements Condition

    For discussion

  10. Quotes for work

    to consider quotes received for the following works contracts.
    a) Floral planter maintenance (copies to be presented at meeting)

  11. Wem Jubilee Committee

    to consider request to transfer balance of funds from Jubilee account to the Town Council to be used for the installation of base for Beacon on Wem Recreation Ground.

  12. Car Parking Increases

    For discussion (at request of Cllr Dee).

  13. Risk Assessments & Inspection Schedule

    to note that a review has been undertaken of all machinery risk assessments and asset inspection schedule.

  14. Environmental Maintenance Grant

    to consider response from appeal sent to Shropshire Council (copy to follow).

  15. Keep britain Tidy - Great British Spring Clean 22.3.19 - 23.4.19

    to consider participation in

  16. Correspondence

    to consider the following items of correspondence (copies enclosed).
    a) Langollen Eisteddfod – request for donation
    b) Community Enablement Team Briefing Note
    c) Reinforcement to North Shropshire Electricity Distribution Network (copy to follow).

  17. 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

  18. Future Agenda items

    for consideration Councillor’s opportunity to raise items for inclusion on the next agenda – Councillors are respectfully reminded that this is not an opportunity for debate or decision making

  19. Dates of future meetings

    To note the date of the March meeting and agree date of Annual Parish Meeting.

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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.