Recreation and Leisure Committee

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Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, 29 May, 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 & K Halliday

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 29 May 2019 at 6pm in Room SGH020 at the Guildhall, Frankwell Quay, 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 3 April 2019.

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 3 - Previous Minutes_Recreation Leisure 19.04.03.doc106.5 KB
 

4

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING

 

5

2019 CAPITAL PROGRAMME

To receive an update on the Capital Programme, including:

 

(i)         A report on Footpaths

(ii)        An update on streetlighting lantern replacement

(iii)       Countryside Interpretation Boards

(iv)       The tendering of BMX Track

(v)        The developments at Heathgates Allotments

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 5(i) - Footpaths.doc172.5 KB
Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 5(iii) - Interpretation Boards.doc166.5 KB
 

6

TENDERING

To receive an update on various tenders:

 

(i)         Play Area improvements – Church Road Recreation Ground, Meole

(ii)        Play Area Build – Sweetlake Development Site, Meole

 

7

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)    Safety Advisory Group Meetings and the need for closure of the Park for set-up of major events

 

  (iii)    Update on footfall activity in the Quarry;

 

  (iv)    Solar Panels in the Quarry.

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File Agenda 7(i) - List of proposed events 2019.docx20.14 KB
Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 7(ii) - Large Events in the Quarry.doc163.5 KB
PDF icon Agenda 7 (iii) Apr1- May1 2019 Geo Sense.pdf321.13 KB
Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 7(iv) - Solar Lights in the Quarry.doc164 KB
 

8

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;

 

9

RECREATION GROUND & OPEN SPACE MATTERS

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

 

Castlewalk Recreation Ground – To consider a report from the Countryside & Greenspace Team Leader regarding the wish of local members to develop the facility as a Countryside Park

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PDF icon Agenda 9 - Castle Walk map.pdf399.58 KB
Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 9 - Castlewalk Recreation Ground.doc166.5 KB
 

10

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

 

11

TEAM SHREWSBURY

To receive an update on the work of Team Shrewsbury

 

12

SHREWSBURY IN BLOOM

(i)         To receive an update from the Shrewsbury In Bloom Committee (including the minutes of the 25th April & 23rd May 2019;

 

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

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File Agenda 12(i) - 19.04.25 - SIB.Minutes.docx26 KB
 

13

GRASS CUTTING

To receive an update on the grass cutting season.

 

14

CLIMATE EMERGENCY

To receive an update on the development of an Action Plan to become carbon neutral by 2030.

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PDF icon Agenda 14 - Developing a Climate Emergency Action Plan.pdf1.33 MB
 

15

COMMUTED SUMS

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

 

a)  Radbrook College Site – Play Areas Complete

 

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

 

l)  Sweetlake – Development of play area and future adoption of open space

 

16

HEALTH & SAFETY

To receive an update of the recent Health & Safety Inspection Visits to the Library Office, Quarry and Weeping Cross Depot and consider any actions requiring attention.

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