Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 28th July 2016 07:00pm
  1. To receive apologies for absence
  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 an ordinary Meeting of the Town Council held on 30th June 2016 and the special meeting held on 14th July 2016
    (copies enclosed).

  5. Progress Report

    To consider the Clerks progress report on matters arising at previous meetings (copy enclosed).

  6. Planning Applications

    a) Planning Applications for consideration
    16/02883/FUL: 19 Kynaston Drive, Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4 5DE Proposal: Formation of bay window extension to front elevation.
    16/02890/FUL: 4 Noble Street, Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4 5DZ, Proposal: Erection of a workshop following retrospective demolition of existing.
    16/02959/FUL: Tony Moss Motor Cycles, 56 Aston Street, Wem, Shrewsbury, SY4 5AU. Proposal: Change of use of ground floor from Motorcycle Showroom to single residential dwelling; demolition of single storey motorcycle showroom and erection of two dwellings.
    16/03036/FUL: 2 Noble Street, Wem Proposal: Change of Use from A1 (shops) to A1/A3 (shops and cafes)

    b) To note the recent planning decisions (copy of decisions attached).

  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) To consider 1st quarter budget report to 30.6.16 and financial statement (copy enclosed).
    b) To receive report from Mayor on internal financial checks undertaken between 1.4.16 – 30.6.16.
    c) To approve accounts for payment and payments made prior to meeting (Presented at meeting).
    d) To authorise the opening of a Mayors Charity Account for Cllr Dodd.

  8. Amenities & Services Committee held 19.7.16

    a) Minutes - To approve these minutes and recommendations contained therein (copy enclosed).

  9. Transfer of Services

    For update following submission of expression of interest to Shropshire Council and to consider establishing a working party to oversee negotiations on asset transfer and undertake due diligence checks on each asset (report enclosed).

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  10. Verification Committee

    To receive a report from meetings of the local connection verification committee held on 13.7.16 (copy enclosed) and 27.7.16 (copy to follow).

  11. Community Speed Watch

    To consider supporting an application for a Community Speedwatch initiative to be established in Wem (information enclosed).

  12. Integrated Community Management

    To receive a report on the pilot project for Wem Town.

  13. Town Mayor's Board

    To consider quote for supply of new Town Mayor’s Board (copy enclosed).

  14. Correspondence

    To consider the following items of correspondence (copies nenclosed).
    i) NS Wheelers – to consider letter from Mr Harrison on public transport in North Shropshire (deferred from June meeting).
    ii) West Mercia Search & Rescue - an appeal to Councillors
    iii) Mr Hand – To consider email from Mr Hand calling for an extraordinary meeting of the Town Council to discuss traffic and highways issues in the town.

  15. Reports

    a) To receive reports from the Council’s representatives to other bodies.
    b) To receive a report from Shropshire Council Councillors Mellings and Dee.

  16. Information/future agenda items

    For consideration.

  17. Dates of Future Meetings

    To note date of August meeting.

  18. Exclusion of press and public

    To resolve: That in accordance with s1(2) Public Bodies (Admission of Meetings) Act 1960, members of the public and press be excluded from the remainder of the meeting on the grounds that the following items to be considered involves the likely disclosure of confidential information.

    Swimming Pool Lease – To consider response received from Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre concerning the lease produced by the Town Council.

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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.