Town Council Meeting (Virtual)

Thursday, 25th March 2021 07:00pm

To access the zoom meeting please contact or 01939 232733 to request the link to the meeting.

A member of Wem SNT will be present to answer any policing related questions at the start of the meeting.

  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 25 th February 2021 and the Extraordinary Meeting held on 5 th March 2021.

  5. Reports

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_5a_progress_report.pdf179.47 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) Planning Applications – to consider the following

    21/00771/FUL 25 Aston Street, Wem, SY4 5AY, Proposal: Erection of a single storey rear extension following demolition of existing lean to extension.

    21/00966/TPO – 21 Pantulph Road, Wem, SY4 5LT, Proposal: Crown reduce by around 20% and remove/reduce thin, over-extended branches of 1no Oak Tree (T1) protected by Shropshire Council (Fismes Way and Oakley Meadow, Wem) TPO 2015.

    21/00970/FUL – 7 Bailey Close, Wem, SY4 5UR, Proposal: Alterations and extensions to existing dwelling with associated works including solar panels and external materials.

    b) Planning Decisions – to consider report.

    PDF icon agenda_item_6b_planning_decisions.pdf119.71 KB
  7. Finance and Accounts for Payment

    a) Monthly budget report – for consideration.

    b) Accounts for payment – To approve accounts for payment.


  8. Amenities and Services Committee Meeting 9.3.21

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

  9. Verification Committee meeting held 23.3.21

    To receive draft minutes from this meeting 

  10. Blossoming Wem Group meeting 23.3.21

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

  11. Mobile Phone Contract

    To approve contract for Groundsman’s mobile phone.

  12. Review of all contracts Job Descriptions

    To consider quote from Shropshire Council for undertaking a review.

  13. Bowensfield Car Park and MUGA Line marking

    To consider quote received.

  14. Correspondence

    for consideration

    a) Request to install a duck platform and house on Wheatfields Pond. 

    b) Request for new skate park.

  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 and time of next meeting

    To note date of April meeting.

  18. 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 receive update on staff sick leave.

    b) to consider Volunteer Town Litter Picker Position

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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.