Recreation and Leisure Committee

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Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, 4 December, 2019 - 18:00

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

To Councillors Mrs G Burgess, N Green, Mrs K Halliday, I Jones, Ms J Mackenzie, K Pardy, K Roberts, D Vasmer & 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 4 December at 6.00 pm in Room SGH018 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 2 October 2019

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PDF icon Agenda 3 - Minutes_Recreation Leisure 19.10.02.pdf264.97 KB
 

4

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING

 

5

2019 CAPITAL PROGRAMME

To receive an update on the Capital Programme

 

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PDF icon Agenda 5 - Capital Plan for 2019_20 - Action Plan.pdf261.11 KB
 

6

FEES & CHARGES

To consider recommendations for Fees & Charges for consideration of the 2020/21 Budget

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PDF icon Agenda 6 - Fees & Charges 2020-21.pdf126.62 KB
 

7

CLIMATE EMERGENCY

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

 

(i)         Trialling of peat free compost;

 

(ii)        Procurement of battery operated mowers and hand tools;

 

(iii)       Tendering for Solar Lights in the Quarry

 

8

TENDERING

To receive an update on various tenders:

 

Project

Tender Status

Current Update

Likely Start

BMX Tendering

Live Tender

Contract awarded – awaiting site visits

 

Play Area – Roundhill Green

Live Tender

Contract Awarded

Nov 2019

Play Area Sweetlake, Meole

Tender early Sept

Tenders being prepared

 

Solar Lights, Quarry

Tender early Sept

Committee to consider

 

Christmas Lights

Tender Nov

Tender open

Nov 2020

 

 

9

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)   Approval of major events for 2020;

 

(iii)  Update on the use of the Quarry for Events;

 

(iv)  Update on footfall activity in the Quarry;

 

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PDF icon Agenda 9(iv) - Footfall 2019 November.pdf599.98 KB
PDF icon Agenda 9(iv) Footfall 2019 October.pdf587.82 KB
 

10

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

 

11

RECREATION GROUND & OPEN SPACE MATTERS

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

 

(i)         Springfield Recreation Ground – Update on the potential use of Springfield Mere as an outdoor classroom

 

(ii)        Castlewalk Recreation Ground – Update on a site visit with Councillor Mosley and subsequent discussion with residents of Underdale

            by Councillor Vasmer

 

 

12

FISHERIES

To receive an update on the development of the Shrewsbury Town Fisheries

 

13

CHRISTMAS

(i)         Update on installation of Christmas Lights

 

(ii)        Update on Christmas Lights Switch-on Evening

 

(iii)       Preparations for Carols in the Square

 

 

14

TEAM SHREWSBURY

To receive an update on the work of Team Shrewsbury

 

15

CHARTER FOR WALKING NEIGHBOURHOODS

To receive an update on the adoption of the Ramblers Association Charter for Walking Neighbourhoods

 

16

TREES

(i)         Urban Tree Challenge Fund – Consider any submission.  Please note all Councillors have been forwarded details

 

(ii)        Ash Die Back – To consider a plan for mitigation of Ash Die Back in Shrewsbury

 

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PDF icon Agenda 16(ii) Ash Die Back.pdf215.63 KB
 

17

WARD WALKS

(i)         To receive an update on recent 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

 

 

(ii) To note any scheduled Ward Walks

 

 

 

18

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)   Barratt Homes/Bovis Homes – Mytton Oak Road – planned adoption for the 2019 grass cutting season – costing for snagging list agreed

            by developers, awaiting of ownership of SUDS

 

     (c)   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

 

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

           title from developer

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

(h)   Sweetlake – Development of play area and future adoption of open space – Tender specification being prepared following approval of extended

        play area footprint by both the developer and the Planning Authority

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