Town Council Meeting

Date
Thursday, 31st March 2022 07:00pm
Agenda
  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.

  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 24th February 2022.

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  5. Progress Report

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

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  6. Planning Applications

    a) To consider and discuss recent planning decisions.

    b) Lowe Hill Road Planning Application – to consider response received from Shropshire Council.

  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. Amenities and Services Committee Meeting held 3.3.22

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

  9. Platinum Jubilee Celebration Steering Group meeting 15.3.22

    a) To receive report on meeting held 15.3.22.

    b) To discuss payment procedure for purchase of bunting and flags.

  10. Wemsbrook Drive Streetlight

    To receive report following meeting with resident.

  11. Health and Safety Contract

    To consider quotes received.

  12. Wem Climate Change Action Group

    To consider request received relating to the creation of a wild flower zone at The Wheatfields Public Open Space

  13. Consultations

    a) Street trading consultation – to discuss.

    b) Car Park Charges consultation – for consideration.

  14. Correspondence

    a) HSBC in the community.

    b) Request to use Town Crest.

  15. 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.

  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

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

  18. Exclusion of Public & 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) Office lease

    b) NJC Pay Agreement 2021-22

    c) Whitchurch Town Council – to consider Clerk’s verbal report.

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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.