Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 30th January 2020 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 19th December 2019

    File 19.12.19_minutes.docx42.37 KB
  5. Progress Report

    a) To consider the Clerks progress report on matters arising at previous meetings

    File agenda_item_5_progress_report.docx32.88 KB
  6. Planning Applications

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

    b) To consider the following planning application

    20/00075/FUL, Erection of commercial offices, Former Hawk Site Grange Park Shawbury Road Wem, SY4 5PF.

    c) Place Plan Publication - to note (copy enclosed).

    d) Planning Correspondence - 19/04415/FUL Land off Roden Grove, Wem to consider email received concerning the public open space from Shropshire Council Planning Dept.

  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 approve year end accounts closedown quote

  8. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee Meeting 14.1.20

    To receive minutes from this meeting and consider any recommendations not previously considered within the minutes (copy enclosed

  9. Wem Medical Practice

    Wem Medical Practice to discuss concerns raised over availability of appointments at the surgery and access to the pharmacy.

  10. Wem Area Climate Change Forum 15.1.20

     To receive a report from the meeting.

    a) To consider request for payment of expenses for coordination of forum.

  11. Wem Economic Forum meeting 21.1.20

    Wem Economic Forum meeting 21.1.20 – to receive a report from the meeting 

  12. Correspondence (copies enclosed).


    a) Wem Youth club – to consider email received.

    b) Pick n Mix Events - to consider email received.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. Dates of future meetings

    To note the date of the February meeting.

  16. Exclusion of Public and Press

    To resolve that as publicity would be prejudicial to the public interest by reason of the confidential nature of the business to be transacted, the public and press be excluded from the meeting in accordance with Section 1 of the Public Bodies (Admission to Meetings) Act 1960.

    a) London Bridge Protocols – for review deferred from December meeting.


    b) Fothergill Way Public Open Space – to consider response received from Persimmon Homes

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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.