Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 31st January 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 13th December 2018

  5. Progress Report

     To note the progress report

    PDF icon agenda_item_5_progress_report.pdf141.84 KB
  6. Planning Items

    a) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).


    b) Planning Applications for consideration

    19/00198/TPO:  Mill House Farm , Whitchurch Road, Wem, SY4 5QR:  Crown raise to 25m high, raising bottom branches to 5 metres above the ground of 1no Wellingtonia protected by the Shropshire Council (Fismes Way and Oakley Meadow, Wem) TPO 2015 (Ref: SC/00227/15)

    19/00006/FUL:  Robinson And Young, Shrewsbury Road Garage, Shrewsbury Road, Wem, SY4 5PA, Proposal:  Demolition of existing shop/fuel sales building and replace with car parking spaces; extend existing MOT workshop building and change use to shop and fuel sales building

    c) CIL Local - to consider submitting application.

  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. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee Meeting 15th January 2019


    a) To receive these minutes and approve the recommendations not relating to the 2019-20 budget  contained therein (copy enclosed).

    b) To set date for Cllr Training.

  9. Planning and Transport Committee meeting 22nd January 2019


    a) To receive these minutes (copy enclosed).

  10. Heating Groundsman’s shed

     To consider quote received

  11. Speaker Unit

     To consider options for purchase of battery powered speaker unit.

  12. Drawwell Walk

     To consider quote for improved lighting and to discuss the general condition of the surface

  13. Dog Fouling

    To discuss concerns raised about dog fouling of pavements across the town (report enclosed).

    PDF icon agenda_item_13_dog_fouling_report.pdf123.21 KB
  14. Park House

    To consider condition of the building (at request of Cllr Dee)

  15. Presentation of Council Certificate

    For consideration (at request of Cllr Moyse).

  16. Correspondence – to consider the following items of correspondence (copies enclosed).


    a) Shropshire Association of Local Councils’ Area Committee Review 2019.

    b) CPRE membership request

    c) Future Fit Update

  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

  19. Dates of future meetings

    – to note the date of the February meeting.

  20. 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.


     London Bridge Protocols – for adoption

Agenda (document)
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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.
From February 2016 copies of the Agenda and Minutes can also be viewed in the Reference Section at Wem Library.