Recreation and Leisure Committee

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Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, 10 October, 2018 - 18:00

SHREWSBURY TOWN COUNCIL
Riggs Hall
The Library
Castle Gates
Shrewsbury
SY1 2AS

To Members of the Recreation & Leisure Committee

Councillors N Green, I Jones, N Laurens, Ms J Mackenzie, K Pardy, K Roberts, D Vasmer & R Wall

Cc All other members of the Council for information

Dear Councillor

You are hereby summoned to attend the meeting of the Town Council’s Recreation & Leisure Committee scheduled to take place on Wednesday 10 October 2018 at 6.00pm in Room SGH020 in the Council Chamber at the Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, in order to transact the following business.

Helen Ball
Town Clerk

Meeting Agenda Items

# Item
 

1

APOLOGIES

To receive and accept apologies for absence.

 

2

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

To receive Declarations of Pecuniary Interest in accordance with the Code of Conduct.

 

3

MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 08 August 2018.

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 3 - Previous Minutes_Recreation Leisure 18.08.08.doc83.5 KB
 

4

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING

 

5

DEVELOPING GREEN INFRASTRUCTURE

Matthew Farmer & Richard Hammerton (Shropshire Council) shall attend the meeting to present details of work that has been undertaken to determine the level of quality of open space and the associated benefits to the community.  Further members are asked to discuss how these findings might influence the Town Council’s management of open space and subsequent discussions with prospective developers in the development of new open space.

 

6

FEES & CHARGES

To review the Fees & Charges in readiness for Finance & General Purpose Committee’s consideration of the Budget for 2019/20.

 

7

MECHANICAL ENGINEER

To consider a report into the Mechanical Engineering Functions of the Town Council.

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 7 - Mechanical Engineer.doc213.5 KB
 

8

QUARRY

To receive an update from the Outdoor Recreation & Assets Manager on the following matters involving the Quarry:

 

(i)    Update of events in the Quarry for 2018, including feedback relating to some of the recent major events including the Flower Show and the Recovery Walk;

 

(ii)   Update of events in the Quarry for 2019;

 

(iii)  Feedback on the use of the new Premises Licence & discussions with the Safety Advisory Group;

 

(iv)   Update on footfall activity from the Geosensing Counters;

 

(v)    Tree Condition & Risk Assessment on the Beech Tree in the Dingle

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File Agenda 8(i) Events List 2018.docx22.96 KB
File Agenda 8(ii) Events List 2019 PROVISIONAL.docx20.16 KB
PDF icon Agenda 8(iv) - Aug Sept Geosensing Counters.pdf638.08 KB
PDF icon Agenda 8(iv) - Sept Oct Geosensing Counters.pdf641.94 KB
 

9

MARKETS

To receive an update by the Outdoor Recreations & Assets Manager on the work of the general market including general arrangements, uptake and waiting lists.

 

10

RECREATION GROUND & OPEN SPACE MATTERS

To receive the Outdoor Recreation & Asset Managers Update Report on the following:

 

(i)   Upton Lane Recreation Ground – to consider a request by the ward member to re-configure the BMX Track due to alleged ASB;

 

(ii)  Church Road Recreation Ground – to discuss recent engagement with residents regarding the activities on the recreation ground;

 

(iii) County Ground – to receive an update on sporting activities at the County Ground.

 

11

BUS SHELTERS

To receive a report on the findings of the recent audit of bus shelters.

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 11 - Bus Shelter.doc7.61 MB
 

12

PROPOSED TENDER WORKS

To consider the development of a tender for the Monkmoor All Weather Pitch including Floodlighting & Fencing;

 

13

WINTER MAINTENANCE

To consider the Town Council’s involvement in winter maintenance and the necessary equipment to support that work.

 

14

FISHERIES

To receive an update on work in relation to the management of the Shrewsbury Fisheries.

 

15

TEAM SHREWSBURY

To receive an update on the work of Team Shrewsbury, including:

 

(i)         Installation of Throwline Boards;

 

(ii)        Installation of Defibrillators

 

16

SHREWSBURY IN BLOOM

To receive the outcome of the Heart of England in Bloom Results.

 

17

CHRISTMAS

To receive an update on plans for Christmas including:

 

(i)         Installation of Christmas Lights;

 

(ii)        Christmas Lights Switch On;

 

(iii)       Carols in the Square

 

18

COMMUTED SUMS

(i)     To receive an update on developer discussions/negotiations:

 

(ii)     Radbrook College Site – Upgrades to play areas in the vicinity of the development site

 

(iii)    Copthorne Barracks Play and Open Space – offsite contributions to play and open space

 

(iv)    Riverside Meadow s106 agreement – contribution to creating footpath access to Castlewalk Recreation Ground

 

(v)     Shelton Hospital Land Transfer – Adoption & Maintenance of open space

 

(vi)    Barratt Homes - Hanwood Road Land Transfer – Adoption & Maintenance of open space

 

(vii)   Shrewsbury South Sustainable Urban Extension;

 

(viii)  Ingleby Way – Adoption & Maintenance of open space;

 

(ix)    Holgate Drive – Adoption & Maintenance of open space;

 

(x)    Belvidere Paddocks – Adoption & Maintenance of open space;

 

(xi)   Arlington Way – Adoption & Maintenance of open space;

 

(xii)   Sweetlake – Creation of play area; Adoption & Maintenance of open space

 

(xiii)  Shrewsbury Town Football Club – Offsite contribution to the improvement to football playing surfaces at Radbrook Recreation Ground

 

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