Town Council Meeting (Virtual)

Thursday, 30th July 2020 07:00pm

This meeting will take place on the zoom platform and the meeting code is as follows

Meeting ID: 824 3937 6106 weblink

  1. Apologies

    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 25th June 2020.

  5. Covid 19 Operational Matters

    a) Decisions made under delegated powers – to receive a report on.

  6. Progress Report

    To consider the Clerks progress report on matters arising at previous meetings.

    File agenda_item_6_progress_report.docx34.58 KB
  7. Planning Applications

    a) Planning Applications for consideration

    i)20/02735/FUL 19 Oakley Meadow, Wem, SY4 5SF Proposed: Erection of single storey rear extension and partial conversion of existing garage into a habitable room.

    ii) 20/02768/FUL 61 Station Road, Wem, SY4 5BJ Proposed: Formation of dropped kerb for vehicular access across pavement.

    b) Planning Decisions

    i) Report - to consider

    ii) 20/0007/FUL – Former Hawk Site, Shawbury Road, erection of commercial offices - to consider the refusal decision on this application.

    c) Planning correspondence Notification of Pre-Submission Draft Local Plan Consultation 3.8.20-30.9.20.

  8. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) Monthly budget report and balance sheet - for consideration.

    b) Accounts for payment - to approve accounts for payment and payments made prior to meeting under delegated authority (Presented at meeting).

    c) Payment of Accounts during summer recess – to approve.

  9. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee meeting 7.7.20

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

    File agenda_item_9_fcg_minutes_7.7.20.docx34.76 KB
  10. Wem Swimming and Lifestyle Centre Liaison Group meeting 28.7.20

    To receive a report from this meeting and consider any recommendations made.

  11. Wem Economic Forum AGM 15.7.20

    To receive a report from this meeting.

  12. Wem Store Cupboard

    a) To consider draft of leaflet (phase 3).

    b) To consider proposal to support the development of and contribute towards funding of a pilot meals on wheels scheme in the town.

  13. Market Towns Covid-19 Grant

    To consider application to be submitted on behalf of Wem Town.

  14. Climate Change Action Plan

    To review.

  15. Correspondence

    a) Proposed One Way System

    b) Shropshire Fire and Rescue Integrated Risk Management Plan (IRMP) 2021-25

    c) Ideas for the town

    d) Update: The Local Electricity Bill's Reintroduction

    e) PCC Annual Survey

    File agenda_item_15e_pcc_survey.docx87.05 KB
  16. 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.

  17. 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

  18. Dates of next meeting

    For consideration.

  19. Exclusion of Public and Press

    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) Morgan Library – to consider report from Working Party meeting held 27.7.20 and email received from Shropshire Council.

    b) Staff sick leave – 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.