Recreation and Leisure Committee

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Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, 2 October, 2019 - 18:00

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

To Members of the Recreation & Leisure Committee

Councillors Mrs G Burgess, N Green, Mrs K Halliday, I Jones, Ms J Mackenzie, K Pardy, K Roberts & Mrs 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 2 October 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 17 July 2019

 

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 3 - Minutes_Recreation Leisure 19.07.17.doc94 KB
 

4

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING

 

5

FISHERIES

To receive an update by Andy Jones regarding the development of the Shrewsbury Town Fisheries

 

 

6

2019 CAPITAL PROGRAMME

To receive an update on the Capital Programme, including:

 

(i)   BMX Tendering

(ii)  Footpath Project Plan

 

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 6(i) - BMX Facilities report.doc163.5 KB
Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 6(ii) - Footpath Report.doc1.81 MB
File Capital Plan for 2019_20 - Action Plan.docx31.4 KB
 

7

TENDERING

To receive an update on various tenders:

 

Project

Tender Status

Current Update

Likely Start

BMX Tendering

Live Tender

Awaiting approval by Committee

 

Play Area – Roundhill Green

Live Tender

Contract Awarded

Nov 2019

Play Area Sweetlake, Meole

Tender early Sept

Awaiting clarification by Planning Authority

 

Solar Lights, Quarry

Tender early Sept

Awaiting Approval of Spec by Committee

 

Christmas Lights

Tender Nov

Awaiting Approval of Spec by Committee

Nov 2020

 

 

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)  Update on footfall activity in the Quarry;

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File Agenda 8(i) - list of proposed events 2019.docx23.61 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 Manager's Update Report on the following:

 

(i)   Springfield Recreation Ground - Potential use of Springfield Mere as an outdoor classroom

(ii)  Church Road Recreation Ground - Consider representations from the Meole Village Residents Association and a local resident

 

11

TEAM SHREWSBURY

To receive an update on the work of Team Shrewsbury

 

 

12

SHREWSBURY IN BLOOM

To receive the results of the Heart of England in Bloom Judging

 

13

CHARTER FOR WALKING

To consider a report regarding the Ramblers Association Charter for Walking

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 13 - Charter for Walking Neighbourhoods.doc59.5 KB
 

14

WARD WALKS

(i)         To receive an update on recent Ward Walks

 

Date

Location

Councillor

24/07/19

Meole - The Meet Place

 

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

 

(ii) To note the scheduled Ward Walks:

 

Date

Location

Councillor

Lead

09/10/19

Harlescott Grange 2 - Greenacres Community Centre

Cllr I Jones

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

06/11/19

Ditherington - The Laundrette Long Row

Cllr A Mosley

12/11/19

Springfield - Mereside shops

Cllr J Mackenzie

 

 

15

CLIMATE EMERGENCY

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

 

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 & confirmation of drawdown of Commuted Sums from the planning authority

 

    (b)   Shelton Hospital Land Transfer – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – Forms completed, funds transferred and
            snagging list to be completed by the Town Council post adoption

 

   (c)    Barratt Homes/Bovis Homes – Mytton Oak Road – planned adoption for the 2019 grass cutting season – costing 
           
for snagging list agreed by developers, awaiting confirmation of ownership of SUDS

 

   (d)   Shrewsbury South Urban

          i    Sutton Grange site – ongoing – likely transfer in 2019 grass cutting season

          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

 

   (e)  Ingleby Way – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – now ready following clarification of hedgerow ownership - 
         a
waiting clarification on legals;

 

   (f)  Holgate Drive – Adoption & Maintenance of open space - awaiting completion of snagging– awaiting clarification on
        legals;

 

  (g)  Belvidere Paddocks – Adoption & Maintenance of open space – ready awaiting transfer– awaiting clarification on
        legals;

 

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

 

  (i) Shrewsbury Town Football Club – Offsite contribution to the improvement to football playing surfaces at Radbrook
      Recreation Ground – Worked completed – funds received

 

 (j)  Sweetlake – Development of play area and future adoption of open space – Tender specification being prepared –
      awaiting clarification on land transfer from Planning Authority

 

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