Town Council Meeting

Thursday, 26th January 2017 07:00pm
  1. To receive apologies and reasons 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 15th December 2016 and Special Meeting held on 17th January 2017 (copies enclosed).

  5. Progress Report

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

  6. Planning Applications

    a)Planning Applications for consideration
    i) 16/05712/TPO - Proposed Development Land Adj Creamore Villa Proposal: To remove one Wellingtonia tree protected by Shropshire Council (Fismes Way and Oakley Meadow, Wem) TPO 2015.
    ii) 16/05720/OUT - Mill House Farm Proposal: Outline application for the erection of a single residential dwelling to include access.
    iii) 16/05727/FUL - Mill House Farm , Whitchurch Road, Wem, SY4 5QR Proposal: Conversion of a barn to dwelling.
    iv) 16/05869/FUL - Islington House, 79 New Street, Wem, SY4 5AF. Proposal: Erection of a new dwelling with detached garage.
    v) 17/00084/FUL - 15 Pyms Road, Wem SY4 5AT. Proposal: Erection of single storey rear and side extensions following demolition of existing single storey rear extension.

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

    c) Planning Correspondence
    WWSA planning notice – to receive planning notice for the building of a new Bowling Club pavilion at the Butler Sports Centre.

  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) To approve monthly financial statement (presented at meeting).
    b) To approve accounts for payment and any payments made prior to meeting (Presented at meeting).

  8. Wem Sports & Social Association

    To consider report on the future management of Wem Sports and Social Association (copy enclosed).

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  9. HGV Survey Public Meeting 12.1.17

    a) To consider notes from meeting and options outlined by Shropshire Council at the meeting (copy enclosed).
    b) To consider emails received from Mr Cobbold and Mr Hand on this issue.

    PDF icon notes_from_meeting_12.1.17.pdf459.5 KB
  10. Amenities and Services Committee meeting 17.1.17

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

  11. Robert Hill and Noble Street Charity

    To nominate a trustee to this charity.

  12. Town Council Elections

    To approve candidate information pack and agree to organise information sessions to encourage candidates to stand for election.

  13. Correspondence

    To consider the following items of correspondence (copies enclosed).
    a) Shropshire Bus Strategy Consultation.
    b) Battle's Over - A Nation's Tribute & WWI Beacons Of Light 11th November 2018
    c) Email outlining the need for a simple payment point in Wem

  14. 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.

  15. Future Agenda items

    For consideration.

  16. Dates of future meetings

    To note date of the February meeting

  17. 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.
    a) To consider an incident report submitted by Town Clerk (copy enclosed).

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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.