Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 25th July 2019 07:00pm

PC Liam Heathcote will attend the meeting to give a report on the work of the Wem Safer Neighbourhood Team over the last few months

  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 27th June 2019.

    PDF icon draft_minutes_27.6.19.pdf199.08 KB
  5. Progress Report

    To note the Clerks progress report on matters arising at previous meetings (copy enclosed).

  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).
    b) To consider the following planning applications
    19/03166/TCA – Address 49 Aston Street, Wem, SY4 5AU
    Proposal: Fell 1no Ash within Wem Conservation Area
    c) CIL Local Application – for update on application (copy enclosed).
    d) High Street Heritage Action Zone Application – to receive update on.
    e) Development Land off Mill Street – to discuss (at request of Cllr Nash).

    PDF icon agenda_item_6a_planning_decisions.pdf178.97 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) Payment of Accounts during summer recess – to approve.
    d) Finance Training – to consider quote received.

  8. Finance & Corporate Governance Committee meeting 9.7.19

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

  9. Councillor Co-option

    a) To consider applications received for the Councillor vacancy and to co-opt an applicant onto the Town Council.

  10. Wem Swimming & Lifestyle Liaison Group Meeting 17.7.19

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_10_minutes_wslc.pdf148.62 KB
  11. Climate Change Working Party 10.7.19 and 22.7.19

    a) To receive reports from these meetings (10.7.19 copy enclosed, 22.7.19 copy to follow).
    b) To consider proposal submitted by Marches Energy Agency (copy enclosed).
    c) To consider draft action plan (copy enclosed).

  12. Wem Town Hall Liaison Group Meeting 18.7.19

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

  13. Local Connection

    a) Vaughn Place - to consider allocation report and approve final draft of the local lettings policy.
    b) Confirmation of Local Connection - to consider delegation of authority on determining single local connection applications to the Town Clerk and Committee Chairman.

  14. Consultations

    a) Review of current banners, bunting and Christmas lighting policy and process.
    b) Review of polling districts, polling places and polling stations.

  15. Correspondence

    a) Shropshire Playing Fields Association Freedom to Move Strategy – for consideration.

    PDF icon agenda_item_15a_freedom_to_move.pdf1.82 MB
  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 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.

  18. Dates of future meetings

    To note the date of the September meeting.

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.