Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 28th July 2022 07:00pm

Lezley Picton Leader of Shropshire Council will attend the meeting to provide an update on and answer questions on the work of Shropshire Council

  1. Apologies

    To note apologies for absence received

  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

    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 Meetings of the Town Council held on 30th June 2022

    PDF icon agenda_item_4_draft_minutes_30.6.22.pdf181.28 KB
  5. Progress Report

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_5_progress_report.pdf106.66 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions

    b) To consider the following planning applications

    22/03221/FUL 34 Noble Street, Wem, Shropshire SY4 5DT
    Proposal: Erection of single storey rear extension, installation of bi-folding doors on existing rear wall and amendment to the landing window on the rear of the property

    22/03222/LBC 34 Noble Street, Wem, Shropshire SY4 5DT
    Proposal: Erection of single storey rear extension, installation of bi-folding doors on existing rear wall and amendment to the landing window on the rear of the property affecting a Grade II Listed Building

    PDF icon agenda_item_6a_planning_decisions.pdf129.29 KB
  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) Monthly Budget report – to note

    b) Internal Control checks – to note

    c) Accounts for payment - to approve accounts for payment (presented at meeting)

    d) To consider arrangements for payment of accounts during summer recess

  8. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Group Meeting 13.7.22

    a) To receive draft notes from this meeting and consider any recommendations made.

    b) To discuss condition of the pool floor and wall tiles.

    c) To consider request to increase charges for users as per the terms of the lease.

    d) To consider request to nominate an additional Town Councillor to sit on Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre board.

    PDF icon agenda_item_8a_wslg_notes_13.7.22.pdf158.58 KB
  9. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee meeting 19.7.22

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

  10. Town Hall Liaison Group Meeting 27.7.22

    To receive a verbal report from this meeting and any recommendations made

  11. Boundary Review

    To consider report from working group meeting on 21.7.22.

  12. Creation of a Wem Warm Hub

    To discuss.

    PDF icon agenda_item_12_warm_hub.pdf142.94 KB
  13. Wem Traffic Project

    To consider response from Shropshire Council in relation to the cost of the feasibility study as quoted by WSP

  14. Heads Up Project

    To approve the running of the project for a further year.

    PDF icon agenda_item_14_heads_up_project.pdf184.7 KB
  15. Painting Play Equipment

    To consider quotes received

  16. Purchase of Ukraine Flags

    To discuss (deferred from May meeting).

  17. Correspondence

    To discuss the following item

    i) Shropshire's Draft Economic Growth Strategy 2022-2027 – for consideration registration consultation.

  18. 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.

  19. 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.

  20. Dates of future meetings

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

  21. 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) Town Council Office lease

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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.