Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 27th June 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 30th May 2019.

    PDF icon draft_minutes_30.5.19.pdf226.87 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.pdf143.17 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).
    b) To consider the following planning applications.
    i) 19/02489/FUL Address: Rose Marie Court, Noble Street, Wem, Proposal: Installation of replacement windows to all dwellings (No.s 1-9)
    ii) 19/02435/FUL Address: 11 Lowe Hill Gardens, Wem, SY4 5TZ Proposal: Erection of part single part two storey extension
    iii) 19/02667/FUL Address: Wem Tennis Club , Park Road, Wem, SY4 5DA Proposal: Erection of clubhouse following partial demolition of existing clubhouse to include provision of disabled access/facilities; Installation of two 10m high columns to accommodate 2 floodlights each

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  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) To nominate an additional signatory on the Unity Bank Account.

  8. Amenities and Services Committee Meeting 13.6.19

    To receive minutes and approve recommendations within the minutes (copy enclosed).

  9. Events Liaison Group Meeting 13.6.19

    To receive minutes and approve recommendations within the minutes (copy enclosed).

  10. Climate Change Working Party

    To receive a report from this meeting.

  11. Bowensfield Car Park

    To consider a request from Wem Civic Society to promote the car park for the Heritage weekend 14/15.9.19 and to run a park and ride service from the car park during the Spring Market on 28.9.19.

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  12. High Street heritage Action Zones

    To consider submitting an expression of interest (details enclosed).

  13. Mayor's 2018-19 Charity Fund

    To agree to ringfence donation from 2018-19 Mayors Charity Fund relating to Mental Health Support in the Town Council’s Unity Trust Account.

  14. Future of the Morgan Library

    To consider the future ownership of the Morgan Library following the closure of Mythstories Museum.

  15. Training

    a) Quotes, Tenders and Contract Management – to approve the organisation of a training course on this subject for Clerks and Councillors and nominate 4 councillors to attend.

  16. Councillor Vacancy

    a) Councillor Vacancy – for update.
    b) Council Committees - to appoint a member onto the following committees;
    Finance and Corporate Governance,
    Amenities and Services,
    Events Liaison Group,
    c) Parish Emergency Advisor – to appoint.

  17. Police and Crime Commissioner Survey

    To consider response (copy attached).

    PDF icon agenda_item_17_pcc_survey.pdf299.5 KB
  18. Correspondence

    a) Invitation to SALC AGM.
    b) Wem Tennis Club – Notice served under TCPO 2015 article13 ref application for planning permission.

  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.
    c) Data Protection Training – to receive report.

  20. 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

  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.