Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 29th September 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

    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 28th July 2022 and 1st September 2022

  5. Progress Report

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_5_progress_report.pdf126.92 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions

    b) To consider the following planning applications

    22/04148/FUL The Old Surgery, Roden Grove, Wem, Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

    Proposal: Erection of prefabricated single wooden garage/work area.

    PDF icon agenda_item_6a_planning_decisions.pdf121.61 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) External Audit – to note the completion of external audit for the year 2021-22.

    e) External audit Opt Out Options – to consider correspondence received.

    PDF icon agenda_item_7e_audit_opt_out.pdf169.28 KB
  8. Amenities and Services Committee Meeting held 27.9.22

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

  9. Wem Economic Forum meeting 21.9.22

    To receive a report from.

  10. Wem Advice Leaflet

    To consider draft and agree distribution.

  11. Mayoral Chain proposals for alterations

    To discuss quote received and options open to the Town Council.

  12. Finance Training

    To approve quote.

  13. Wem Traffic Project

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

  14. Councillor Vacancy

    To discuss and to note deadline for co-option applications.

  15. Wem Sports and Social Association’s Recreation Ground hire conditions for Wrights Fair

    To discuss (at request of Cllr Hoffmann).

  16. Correspondence

    to discuss the following items (copies enclosed)

    a) Visit Shropshire Request.

    b) Scout and Guide Hut Committee – Trustees request.

    c) Parish Paths Partnership – to consider request for storage space

  17. Co-op Car park Hedge Maintenance

    To discuss (item requested at July meeting).

  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 October 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 – to approve signing of and consider submitting an extension request for a further 1 year term.

    b) Future ownership of the White Horse – to discuss correspondence received from Shropshire Council

    c) Morgan Library – to consider a report on discussions held concerning future of the library on 22.9.22 .

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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.