Recreation and Leisure Committee

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Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, 3 April, 2019 - 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

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 03 April 2019 at 6.00pm in Room SGH020 at The Guildhall in order to transact the following business.

Helen Ball
Town Clerk

Meeting Agenda Items

# Item
 

1

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

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 13 February 2019.

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4

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING

 

5

2019 CAPITAL PROGRAMME

To receive an update on the Capital Programme.

 

6

TENDERING

To receive an update on various tenders:

 

(i)         LED Lighting Replacement;

 

(ii)        Monkmoor Recreation Ground All-Weather Pitch & Lighting;

 

(iii)       Radbrook Recreation Ground pitch levelling;

 

(iv)       Preparation of Treeworks Tender.

 

7

BMX FACILITIES

To receive a report into the condition of all BMX facilities in the Town Ownership and consider the recommendations for prioritisation.

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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 2019;

 

(ii)   Process for dealing with large events in accordance with the Premises Licence;

 

(iii)  Update on footfall activity in the Quarry;

 

(iv)  Update on drainage issues.

 

9

MARKETS

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

 

(ii)        To receive an update on recent awards;

 

(iii)       To update the committee with regards to ongoing complaints from traders about smells emanating from other traders in the Market Hall.

 

10

RECREATION GROUND & OPEN SPACE MATTERS

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

 

(i)   Monkmoor Recreation Ground – Update on improvements to the site;

 

(ii)  Greenfield Recreation Ground – Agreement on Licence to use land adjacent to the Bowling Green.

 

11

FISHERIES

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

 

(i)         General Update;

 

(ii)        Works to Fisheries;

 

(iii)       Shropshire Council tender for the Oxon & Emstrey Fisheries.

 

12

TEAM SHREWSBURY

To receive an update on the work of Team Shrewsbury and in particular:

 

(i)   Anti-social behaviour in public conveniences;

 

(ii)  Youth & County Lines Resilience Workshop;

 

(iii)  PCC Funding availability.

 

13

SHREWSBURY IN BLOOM

(i)         To receive an update from the Shrewsbury In Bloom Committee (including the minutes of the 28 February & 28 March 2019;

 

(ii)        To receive details of the Bloom Judging – 23 July 2019;

 

(ii)        To receive details of the Weeping Cross Open Day – 22 May 2019.

 

14

GRASS CUTTING

To receive an update on the grass cutting season.

 

15

COMMUTED SUMS

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

 

(a)  Radbrook College Site – Upgrades to play areas in the vicinity of the development site – tenders awarded for the upgrades to Grangefields and Bank Farm Road Play Areas;

 

(b)  Copthorne Barracks Play and Open Space – offsite contributions to play and open space – awaiting progress with Pavilion Extension;

 

(c)  Shelton Hospital Land Transfer – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – awaiting completion of landscaping;

 

(d)  Barratt Homes/Bovis Homes – Mytton Oak Road – planned adoption for the start of the 2019 grass cutting season;

 

(e)  Shrewsbury South Sustainable Urban Extension:

(i)    Sutton Grange site – ongoing – unlikely to transfer in the next financial year;

(ii)   Bellway Homes site – discussion on land adoption and adoption of acoustic fencing;

(iii)  Galliers site – early discussions on land adoption;

(iv)  Community Centre – location on the site.

 

(f)  Ingleby Way – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – now ready following clarification of hedgerow ownership;

 

(g)  Holgate Drive – Adoption & Maintenance of open space - awaiting completion of snagging;

 

(h)  Belvidere Paddocks – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – ready awaiting transfer;

 

(i)  Arlington Way – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – Contracts Signed;

 

(j)  Shrewsbury Town Football Club – Offsite contribution to the improvement to football playing surfaces at Radbrook Recreation Ground – awaiting tender proposals for pitch levelling;

 

(k)  Weir Hill Development – Adoption request.

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