Town Council Meeting

Date
Thursday, 27th February 2020 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 30th January 2020.  
     

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  5. Progress Report

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

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  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions  

    b) To consider the following planning applications

    20/00436/FUL 73 New Street, Wem, SY4 5AF Proposal:  Erection of two storey rear extension following demolition of existing, internal alterations and installation of new window to front elevation. 
    20/00588/FUL 2 Aston Street, Wem, SY4 5AY Proposal: Change of use of first floor residential flat and ground floor ancillary storage to create additional office and amenity space. 20/00589/LBC 2 Aston Street, Wem, SY4 5AY Proposal: Change of use of first floor residential flat and ground floor ancillary storage to create additional office and amenity space affecting a Grade II Listed Building. 
     

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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) Bank Signatories – to remove Cllr Dodd as internet authoriser of Unity Trust Bank Account and nominate a new signatory.

    d) Internal audit report – for consideration  
     
     

  8. VE Day Anniversary Meeting 10.2.20

    To receive a report from the meeting 10.2.20 

  9. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group Meeting 13.2.20

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

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  10. Local Connection Verification Committee Meeting 17.2.20

    To receive minutes from this meeting

  11. Wem Area Climate Change Forum 19.2.20

    To receive a report from the meeting held on 19.2.20. 
     

  12. Jubilee square Bookings

    To consider taking on the booking of events on the Jubilee Square from Shropshire Council 

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  13. Green Market and Climate Change Event

    To consider organising a Green Market and Climate Change related event on 18.7.20 on the Jubilee Square in partnership with Wem Economic Forum. 
     

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  14. Station Bus Shelter

    For update on repair to damaged shelter 

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  15. Correspondence

    a) Albion Bowling Club – to consider request to repair fencing

    b) Shropshire Green Infrastructure Strategy – to consider survey response  

    c) Off Street Parking Consultation – to consider  

    d) Rural Community Energy Fund – to approve grant offer letter 

  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
    ouncillor’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 March meeting

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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.