Town Council meeting

Thursday, 24th November 2016 07:00pm
  1. To receive apologies and reasons for absence
  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.

  3. Public Participation Time

    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 an ordinary Meeting of the Town Council held on 27th October 2016 (copy enclosed).

    PDF icon 27.10.16_minutes_draft.pdf429.57 KB
  5. Progress Report

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

    PDF icon progress_report.docx.pdf506.77 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a)Planning Applications for consideration

    16/04872/OUT: Proposed Dwelling South Of Tilley Lodge, Tilley Road, Wem,

    Proposal:  Outline application (access for consideration) for the erection of one dwelling; to include some demolition

    16/04699/FUL - 25 Lowe Hill Gardens, Proposal: Erection of a single storey rear extension following demolition of existing sunroom

    16/04752/FUL:  The Gate House, 45 Lowe Hill Road, Wem, SY4 5UA

    Proposal:  Erection of single storey extensions following demolition of conservatory

    16/05047/FUL: 12 Marlcroft, Wem, SY4 5AN. Proposal: Erection of single storey side extension.

    16/02959/FUL: Tony Moss Motor Cycles, 56 Aston Street, Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4 5AU. Proposal:  Change of use of ground floor from Motorcycle Showroom to single residential dwelling; demolition of single storey motorcycle showroom and erection of two dwellings. Amended proposal.


    b) To note the recent planning decisions (copy of decisions attached).


    c) Planning Correspondence

    To consider Shropshire Local Plan Review.

    PDF icon planning_report.pdf358.95 KB
  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) To approve monthly financial statement (presented at meeting).
    b) To approve accounts for payment and payments made prior to meeting (Presented at meeting).

  8. Amenities and Services Committee meeting 10.11.16

    To approve these minutes and recommendations contained therein (copy enclosed).

    PDF icon minutes_10.11.16.pdf240.49 KB
  9. BT Phone Box

    To consider correspondence received from Shropshire Council relating to the proposed removal of BT phone box in New Street.

  10. Shropshire Open Space Needs Assessment

    to review Shropshire Council’s database of Existing provision of public open space in Wem and to consider questionnaire about views and opinions on public open space in Wem.

  11. Highways Issues

    a) Incident Book - To consider response from Wem Safer Neighbourhood Team relating to request to hold an incident book in Wem Town Hall

    b) HGV survey – To receive an update on the survey results and to agree the date and format of future meetings/ drop in sessions to enable the Town Council and residents to discuss the results with Shropshire Council officers

  12. Correspondence

    To consider the following items of correspondence

    a) Rotary Club – to consider request that the Town Council takes on responsibility for floral planters at the entrances to the Town.

    b) To receive Mr Hand’s emails of 21.10.16 and 8.11.16 relating to new streetlights on Mill Street and items raised at October meeting of the Town Council.

    c) SP Energy Networks Project update 2 -  updated line route report and Stage One Consultation feedback report – for noting.

    d) Wem WI – to consider request that the Town Council helps with the maintenance of 90th Birthday Commemoration trees.

  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. Information/future agenda items

    For consideration.

  15. Dates of future meetings

    To note date of December 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.