Town Council Meeting (Virtual)

Thursday, 29th April 2021 07:00pm

To access the zoom meeting please contact or 01939 232733 to request the link to 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 25th March 2021.

    PDF icon agenda_item_4_draft_minutes_25.3.21.pdf216.61 KB
  5. Progress Report

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

    PDF icon agenda_item_5a_progress_report.pdf167.76 KB
  6. Planning Applications

    a) Planning Applications – to consider the following

    21/01330/LBC 23 Chapel Street Wem SY4 5ER Proposal: Internal and external works to existing property including replacement and installation of conservation rooflights, removal of stud walls, insertion of bi-fold door and full height window at ground floor affecting a Grade ll Listed Building.

    21/01326/FUL 23 Chapel Street Wem SY4 5ER Proposal: Internal and external works to existing property including replacement and installation of conservation rooflights.

    21/01281/FUL 8 Crabtree Lane, Wem, Shropshire, SY4 5AJ Proposal: Erection of 2No. bungalows, formation of access and parking (resubmission).

    21/01508/FUL Ikoyi Lodge, 8 Ellesmere Road, Overfields, Wem, SY4 5TU Proposal: Change of use from studio to therapy room and associated works.

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

    c) 20/01054/OUT  Lowe Hill Road, Wem  Planning Inspectorate ref:  APP/L3245/W/20/326364, to nominate a councillor to attend the hearing.

    PDF icon agenda_item_6b_planning_decisions.pdf119.58 KB
  7. Finance and Accounts

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

    b) To note the approval under delegated authority of 3 year Payroll SLA with Shropshire Council.

    c) Town Council Insurance – to consider quote received.

  8. Town Council Grants

    a) To consider earmarking £500 underspend in the 2020/21 Grants / Town promotion cost centre for small grants.

    b) To consider the grant application omitted in error from the February Town Council meeting.

  9. Planning, Transport and Climate Change Committee held 26.3.21

    To receive draft minutes from this meeting and consider the recommendation contained within.

  10. Heads Up Mental Health Project

     To consider and approve contract with Shropshire Youth Association.

  11. Town Council Health and Safety Support

     To consider quotes received.

  12. Gravedigging Contract

    To consider quotes received.

  13. Return to Face to Face Meetings

    To consider guidelines.

  14. Highways

    a) To consider response received from Shropshire Council on outstanding Highways issues.

    b) To consider correspondence received from Childs Ercall Parish Council.

  15. Correspondence

    for consideration 

    a) Local Policing Charter Consultation

  16. 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.

  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. Date of next meeting

    To note date of May 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.