Town Council Meeting (Virtual)

Date
Thursday, 25th February 2021 07:00pm

To access the zoom meeting please contact info@wem.gov.uk or 01939 232733 to request the link to the meeting.

Agenda
  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 the Ordinary Meeting of the Town Council held on 28th January 2021 and the extraordinary meeting held on 10th February 2021.

  5. Reports

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

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  6. Planning Applications

    a) Planning Decisions – to consider report

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  7. Finance and Accounts

    a) Monthly budget report – for consideration.

    b) Internal audit - to consider matters raised in interim Internal audit

    c) Accounts for payment – To approve accounts for payment and payments made prior to meeting under delegated authority including April 2020 payments amounting to £90,746.00 (presented at meeting).

  8. Town Council Small Grants

    To consider applications received and agree the Town Council Small Grants awards for 2021-22.

  9. Office Move

    a) Updating phone system and broadband - to consider quote received 

    b) Project officer computer – to discuss

  10. Return to Face to Face Meetings

    To discuss NALC guidance and options open to the Town Council

  11. The Future of the Wemian

    To discuss the future organisation of the Wemian following the decision of the current Editors and Treasurer to step down from the roles (at vthe request of Cllr Mellings).

  12. Legionella Risk Assessment Public Toilets

    To consider quote received

  13. Wem Library

    To receive an update on Shropshire Council’s plans for the future location of Wem Library once the lease ends in 2022

  14. Correspondence for consideration

    a) SALC Covid Survey – to consider submitting a response

  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. Date of next meeting

    To note date of March meeting and set date for Annual Town Meeting (April).

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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.