Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 27th October 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 Meetings of the Town Council held on 29th September 2022.

    PDF icon agenda_item_4_draft_minutes_29.9.22.pdf166.46 KB
  5. Progress Report

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_5_progress_report.pdf132.31 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) To note the recent planning decisions.

    b) To consider the following planning applications

    22/04477/FUL Waterloo Cottage, Mill Street, Wem, SY4 5EX

    Proposal: Erection of single storey extension and alterations to ground floor layout
    following some demolition works.

    c) Planning appeal 22/03072/REF 17 New Street – to consider correspondence received.

  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    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.

  8. Councillor Vacancy

    To consider and vote on co-option applications.

  9. Amenities and Services Committee 6.10.22

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

  10. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee 11.10.22

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

  11. Events Liaison Group 13.10.22

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

  12. Climate Change Working Party

    To consider recommendations for Town Council priority projects.

  13. Wem Economic Forum Meeting 19.10.22

    To receive a report from.

  14. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group Meeting 20.10.22

    To receive a report from.

  15. Mayoral Chain proposals for alterations

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

  16. Wem Traffic Project

    To consider report from meeting with WSP and Shropshire Council concerning quoted costs for undertaking feasibility study.

  17. Queen Elizabeth ll Memorial

    To discuss a memorial to commemorate Queen Elizabeth II in the town e.g. bandstand (at request of Cllr Hoffmann).

  18. CCTV quote

    To consider quote received to strengthen link to Fire Station camera.

  19. Correspondence

    to discuss the following items.

    a)  Scout and Guide Hut Committee – Trustee request (deferred from September meeting).

    b) NALC Civility and Respect Project – To consider signing the pledge.

    c) Shropshire Council Highways – to discuss proposed works.

  20. Town Council Grant Guidance

    To review process for 2023

  21. 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.

  22. 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.

  23. Dates of Future Meetings

    To note the date and time of November meeting and consider whether an extra ordinary meeting will be necessary in December to discuss Wem Market.

  24. Exclusion of Public and 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.

    Town Council Office – to discuss.

    Staff mileage rate – to discuss.

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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.