Town Council Meeting

Date
Thursday, 31st October 2019 07:00pm
Agenda
  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 26th September 2019.

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  5. Progress Report

    a) To consider the Clerks progress report on matters arising at previous meetings (copy enclosed).
    b) To reconsider any Highways Matters on the progress report that may no longer be a priority.

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  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).
    b) To consider the following planning application
    19/04415/FUL Land Off Roden Grove, Roden Grove, Wem.
    Proposal: Full Planning Permission for alterations to the approved Public Openn Space and drainage layout to allow for creation of swales within approved area of Public Open Space
    c) Community Infrastructure Levy - for update and to consider submission of
    expression of interest application (copy enclosed).

  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 & Corporate Governance Committee meeting 17.10.19

    To receive the minutes from this meeting and to consider any recommendations within the minutes (copy enclosed).

  9. Climate Change

    a) Working Party Meeting held 3.10.19 – to receive notes from this meeting and to consider any recommendations within the minutes (copy enclosed).
    b) Open Meeting 16.10.19 - to receive a verbal report from this meeting.
    c) RCEF Application – to agree to delegate authority to the working party to oversee the submission of this grant and select the preferred contractor to undertake the study.

  10. Events Liaison Group Meeting 23.10.19 to discuss the arrangements for the Remembrance Day Service

    To receive a report from this meeting and to consider any recommendations within the report (copy to follow).

  11. Wem Swimming & Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group Meeting 24.10.19

    To receive the minutes from this meeting and to consider any recommendations within the minutes (copy to follow).

  12. Wem Economic Forum

    a) Traffic Working Group meeting – to receive a report from meetings held.
    b) Proposed experimental one way system - to receive update.

  13. Consultations

    To consider the Town Council’s response to the following consultations (copies enclosed).
    a) Youth Provision
    b) Library strategy - engagement and consultation
    c) Council Tax Consultation
    d) Parking Strategy Amendments

  14. Correspondence

    a) To consider response received from Owen Paterson MP (copies enclosed).

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  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. Dates of future meetings

    To note the date of the November meeting and agree date of December meeting.

  18. 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.
    Morgan Library – to discuss response received from Shropshire Council.

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.