Recreation and Leisure Committee

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Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, 17 July, 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, K Halliday, I Jones, Ms J Mackenzie, K Pardy, K Roberts & 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 17 July 2019 at 6.00 pm 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 29 May 2019

 

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4

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING

 

5

2019 CAPITAL PROGRAMME

To receive an update on the Capital Programme

 

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6

TENDERING

To receive an update on various tenders:

 

Project

Tender Status

Approval Date

Start Date

BMX Tendering

Live Tender

 

 

Play Area – Roundhill Green

Live Tender

 

 

Play Area Sweetlake, Meole

Tender early Sept

 

 

Sola Lights, Quarry

Tender early Sept

 

 

Christmas Lights

Tender Nov

 

 

 

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)  Update on footfall activity in the Quarry;

 

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:

 

(i)         Monkmoor Recreation Ground – Barriers to prevent unauthorised emcampments

 

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

 

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

 

 

13

WARD WALKS

To note the scheduled Ward Walks:

 

Date

Location

Councillor

Lead

24/07/19

Meole - The Meet Place

 

All 10.30am - linked into Severnside Walkabouts (Mark Pragg)

07/08/19

Monkmoor 1 - Porchfield Community Centre

Cllr P Moseley

21/08/19

Castlefields - Digital Den, Castlefields

Cllr A Mosley

04/09/19

Harlescott Grange 1 - Kynaston Road Community Centre

Cllr I Jones

18/09/19

Monkmoor 2 - Armdale Community Centre

Cllr D Vasmer

09/10/19

Harlescott Grange 2 - Greenacres Community Centre

Cllr I Jones

06/11/19

Ditherington - The Laundrette Long Row

Cllr A Mosley

12/11/19

Springfield - Mereside shops

Cllr J Mackenzie

 

14

CLIMATE EMERGENCY

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

 

15

CHARTER FOR WALKING NEIGHBOURHOODS

To consider developing a local charter:

 

https://www.ramblers.org.uk/get-involved/campaign-with-us/walking-neighbourhoods.aspx

 

16

COMMUTED SUMS

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

 

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

 

     (b)  Shelton Hospital Land Transfer – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – landscaping to be carried out by the Town Council post adoption

 

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

 

            i   Sutton Grange site – ongoing – unlikely to transfer in 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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

    (g)  Arlington Way – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – Land transferred – awaiting £60k S106 money from Shropshire Council;

 

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

 

    (i)  Sweetlake – Development of play area and future adoption of open space – Tender specification being prepared

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