Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 27th January 2022 07:00pm
  1. To receive and consider for approval apologies for absence and reasons given.
  2. Disclosure of Pecuniary Interests

    a) To receive any disclosure 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.

    c) Register of interests – As part of the Code of Conduct adopted in 28.10.21 to note the need to complete and return to Shropshire Council an Other Registerable Interests form.

  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 Meeting of the Town Council held on 21st December 2021 and 20th January 2022.

  5. Progress Report

    To consider the Clerks progress report on decisions made at previous meetings.

    PDF icon agenda_item_5_progress_report.pdf132 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions.

    b) To consider the following planning applications

    20/01156/FUL Re-consultation due to Amendment on application - 17 New Street, Wem, SY45AE Proposal: Erection of 26 No. 2 bed and 11 No. 1 bed retirement apartments with guest and manager accommodation, communal facilities, formation of parking areas, new access and landscaping scheme, following of demolition of existing buildings facing New Street and outbuildings within the site.

    PDF icon agenda_item_6a_planning_decisions.pdf107.32 KB
  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) Internal Controls – to note that internal checks carried out by The Mayor are up to date.

    b) Monthly income expenditure against budget report – to consider.

    c) Accounts for payment - to approve accounts for payment.

  8. Finance and Corporate Governance Meeting 11.1.22

    To receive draft minutes from this meeting and consider any recommendations contained therein.

  9. Traffic Working Group meeting 12.1.22

    To consider report on meeting.

  10. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group Meeting 13.1.22

    To receive draft notes from this meeting and discuss any recommendations made.

    PDF icon agenda_item_10_notes_wslc_14.1.22.pdf139.04 KB
  11. Queens Platinum Jubilee

    a) Steering Group meeting 11.1.22 to receive report on meeting held 11.1.22.

    b) Plant a tree for the Jubileeto receive update on and discuss funding for.

  12. Town Council’s Strategic Priorities 2021-25

    To consider draft plan.

  13. Floral Planter Watering and Maintenance Contract

    To consider quotes received and award contract.

  14. Climate Change

    a) To review action plan.

    b) To consider correspondence from Covenant of Mayors.

  15. Fire Station CCTV Camera

    To consider quote to replace camera.

  16. Consultations

    a) Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure plan – Shropshire.

    b) Shropshire Council Budget Consultation.

  17. City of Sanctuary

    To consider verbal report from Cllrs Towers and Parry following meeting held with regional lead on 19.1.22.

  18. Correspondence

    a) Termly Heads Up Report.

  19. Reports

    a) To receive written reports from the Council’s representatives to other bodies.

    b) To receive a written report from Shropshire Councillors Broomhall and Towers.

  20. 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.

  21. Dates of Future Meetings

    a) To note the date and time of February meeting.

  22. Exclusion of Public & Press

    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) Royal Mourning Protocols – for review.

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The Town Council meets on the last Thursday of every month except December at 7.00 p.m in the Meeting Room, Wem Library High Street  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.