Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 28th March 2024 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 29th February 2024.

  5. Progress Report

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

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  6. Planning Applications

    a) to note the recent planning decisions.

    b) to consider the following planning applications

    i. 24/00875/TCA Sunningdale, 9 Mill Street, Wem, SY4 5ED

    Proposal: Reduce height by one third of 1no Lawson Cypress (T1) & fell 1no Spruce (T2) within Wem Conservation Area.

    ii. 24/00925/LBC Landona House Nursing Home, Love Lane, Wem, SY4 5QP

    Proposal: Installation of 3No solar panel arrays on rear facing roof and associated electrical works

    iii. 24/01001/FUL 2 Creamore Corner, Wem, SY4 5YB
    Proposal: Demolition of existing conservatory and construction of a single storey rear extension

    iv 24/01044/FUL: 8 Fismes Way, Wem, SY4 5YD Proposal:  Erection of rear single storey extension

  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) Budget report – to consider.

    b) Internal Control checks – to note.

    c) Accounts for payment - to approve accounts for payment.


  8. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group

    a) To consider notes from meeting held 13.3.24 and any recommendations contained within.

    b) To consider approval of proposed price increases.

  9. Love Lane Cemetery

    a) To receive a report from extension working party concerning the cremated remains section.

    b) To consider quotes for the installation of a new noticeboard.

  10. Events

    a) Events Liaison Group meeting 27.4.24 – to receive a verbal report from this meeting held to discuss the D-Day 80 years commemoration and Midsummer in Wem event.

    b) Bunting and banner erection on High Street – to consider and discuss quote received (to follow).

  11. Markets

    a) To note the Market Report.

    b) Market Licence Policy - to review and consider amending the condition concerning the level of public liability insurance required by certain stall holders.

  12. Public Toilets

     to consider quotes to replace doors of the public toilets on the car park

  13. Mill Street Seats

    to discuss ownership and condition of

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  14. Drawwell Walk Streetlight Electrical Supply

     to discuss.

  15. Business Networking meeting -

     to consider request from meeting held 19.3.24 to allocate expenditure spend from Wem Economic Fund budget code to run a Business Networking  meeting in April.

  16. Correspondence

    a) Gambling Act Consultation.

  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. Dates of future meetings –

     to note the date and time of April meeting and agree date and format of Annual Town Meeting.

  19. 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.


    a) Town Council office lease – for update.


    b) Sport England Grant – to consider confidential report.

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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.