Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 30th June 2022 07:00pm
  1. 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 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 26th May 2022

    PDF icon agenda_item_4_draft_minutes_26.5.22.pdf179.45 KB
  5. Progress Report

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_5_progress_report.pdf119.73 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions (copy enclosed).

    b) To consider the following planning applications

    i) 22/02335/FUL Residential Development of 3no dwellings together with associated external works and drainage, Coed Hill Aston Road Wem SY4 5JD

    ii) 22/02371/FUL, Conversion and extension of double garage to self contained annexe ancillary to main dwelling,  Gladrays Station Road Wem SY4 5BH

    iii) 22/02398/FUL,  Conversion and extension of existing store/workshop to form 1no dwelling, Land East Of New Street Wem Shropshire

    iv) 22/02421/FUL, Erection of a single storey pitched roof rear extension to existing bungalow acting as residential care home to create office, 24 Bowens Field Wem SY4 5AP

    v) 22/02680/TCA, Works to a number of trees (T1-T8) (see schedule) within Wem Conservation Area, 14 Chapel Street Wem SY4 5ER

    vi) 22/02718/FUL, Erection of single storey front extension, installation of window in side elevation and formation of level driveway, Baobab House 22A Noble Street Wem SY4 5DZ

    vii) 22/02001/EIA | Erection of three additional poultry units with associated air scrubber units, control rooms, feed blending rooms, feed bins, hardstandings, dirty water tanks and a drainage attenuation pond, together with retrofitting an air scrubber unit to an existing poultry shed, Meadowland Sleap Harmer Hill SY4 3HE

    viii)  22/01990/PA3MA - Application to determine if prior approval is required for a proposed: Change of use from Commercial, Business and Service (Use Class E) to Dwellinghouse (Use Class C3) under Schedule 2, Part 3, Class MA of The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 (as amended)- Roden Grove Vets, 1 Roden Grove, Wem.

    ix)  22/02850/TCA - To fell 1no. Sycamore (T10) within Wem Conservation Area - St Peter And St Pauls Church, High Street, Wem, , .

    PDF icon agenda_item_6a_planning_decisions.pdf112.1 KB
  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) Internal Control Report  – to note

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

    c) BACS Limit – to note increase of the monthly BACS limit

  8. Platinum Jubilee Celebration Steering Group meeting 26.4.22

     to consider report from this meeting and any recommendations made

    PDF icon agenda_item_8_jubilee_meeting_notes.pdf160.81 KB
  9. Events Liaison Group Meeting 16.6.22

    to receive notes from this meeting and any recommendations made

  10. Amenities and Services Committee meeting 21.6.22

    to receive draft minutes from this meeting and any recommendations made

  11. Boundary Review

    to receive a report following meeting held on 30.5.22 with representatives from Wem Rural Parish Council

    PDF icon agenda_item_11_boundary_review.pdf91.1 KB
  12. Carbon Literacy Training

    To discuss response received from Save our Shropshire

  13. Shropshire Council Consultations

    For consideration

    Library Strategy

    Housing Allocation Policy

  14. Purchase of Ukraine Flags

    to discuss (deferred from May meeting)

  15. Wem Economic Forum Relaunch

    to receive a verbal report on meetings held with Wem rural Pc on 30.5.22 and 27.6.22

  16. Correspondence

    i) CCTV Aerial Edinburgh House

    ii) To consider correspondence relating to re-joining Rural Market Town Group

    iii) Oswestry - Gobowen SOBC - Stakeholder Engagement

    iv) Shropshire Food Poverty Alliance -  joint letter

    v) Ellesmere Town Council – to consider request to send joint letter in support of 20’s plenty campaign

    vi) Police and Crime Commissioner -  annual survey


  17. 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.

  18. Future Agenda Items

    For consideration

  19. Dates of Future meetings

    To note date and time of the July meeting

  20. Exclusion of press and public

    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) Honorary Townsman

    b) Town Council Office

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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.