Town Council Meeting (Virtual)

Thursday, 28th January 2021 07:00pm

Please contact the Town Council for the meeting link on 01939 232733

  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 17th December 2020 and extraordinary meeting held 21st January 2021

  5. Reports

    a) Clerks progress Report - to consider the Clerks progress report on matters arising at previous meetings (copy enclosed).

    b) Covid 19 Operational Matters - to receive report on decisions made under delegated powers (copy enclosed)

  6. Planning Applications

    a) Planning Applications for consideration

    20/05400/FUL Address:  33 Oakley Meadow, Wem, SY4 5SF. Proposal:  Erection of a single storey rear extension and internal remodelling.

    21/00068/TPO Address: 10 Oakley Meadow, Wem, SY4 5SP. Proposal: Works to (T1) 1No Mature Oak Tree protected by Shropshire Council (Fismes Way and Oakley Meadow, Wem) TPO 2015.

    21/00005/FUL Address: 22 Davies Drive, Wem, SY4 5YW. Proposal: Erection of rear single and two storey extensions.


    b) Planning Decisions – to consider report (copy enclosed).


    c) Planning Correspondence - Shropshire Local Plan Review - Regulation 19: Pre-Submission Draft of the Shropshire Local Plan

  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) Monthly budget report – for consideration.

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

  8. Finance and Corporate Governance Committee Meeting 12.1.21

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_8_fcg_minutes_12.1.21.pdf139.44 KB
  9. Wem Sports and Social Association

     to consider request for use of Bulmer Cottage Funds to cover cost of partial demolition of the building

  10. Heads Up Mental Health Project

     to discuss updated report and consider allocating £6000 from Youth projects budget to this initiative

  11. Town Council Office Expansion

     to consider quote received from Shropshire Council to rent additional office space in Edinburgh House

  12. Wem Town Hall –

     to nominate a trustee following resignation of Cllr Dodd. .

  13. Floral Planters 2021-22 Watering Contract

    – to consider quotes received 

  14. Correspondence


    a) Letter ref Lord Lieutenants Garden Party Nomination

  15. Reports

    a) To receive written reports from the Council’s representatives to other bodies.

    b) To receive a written report from Shropshire Council Councillors Mellings and Dee.

  16. 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.

  17. Dates of next meeting

    to note date of February meeting.

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The Town Council meets on the last Thursday of every month except December at 7.00 p.m at the Roden Suite, Edinburgh House, 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.
From February 2016 copies of the Agenda and Minutes can also be viewed in the Reference Section at Wem Library.