Recreation and Leisure Committee

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Meeting Date: 
Wednesday, 30 September, 2020 - 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 Councillors

You are hereby summoned to attend the meeting of the Town Council’s Recreation & Leisure Committee scheduled to take place on Wednesday 30th September 2020 at 6.00pm via Microsoft Teams 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 5 February 2020

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 3 - Minutes_Recreation Leisure 20.02.05 (Access Regs).doc115.5 KB
 

4

MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING

 

5

WILDFLOWER MEADOWS

Matt Wilcoxon the Countryside & Greenspace Manager will join the meeting to give a verbal overview of the work his team have done to expand Wildflower Planting and facilitate discussions on how this might be developed and the need consider the necessary resources to undertake this work.

 

6

UPDATE ON RECREATIONAL ASSETS, THEIR USE & MAINTENANCE IN LIGHT OF THE CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC

To receive a verbal report into the Councils Recreational Assets, including how they are being used and the maintenance regimes in light of the current crisis and the various Government Guidelines officers are working to.

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PDF icon Agenda 6 - Update on Recreational Assets125.26 KB
 

7

FOOTFALL

To receive an update into the monitoring of footfall and its need for expansion

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PDF icon Agenda 7 - Footfall Report2.02 MB
 

8

MARKETS

To receive an update on the work of the general market including general arrangements, uptake and waiting lists

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PDF icon Agenda 8 - Markets116.98 KB
 

9

PLAY

To receive a consider a report from the Head of Operations regarding the current position of play, the condition of facilities and the priority for future development

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File Agenda 9 - Play Area Improvements Report.docx41.49 KB
 

10

FISHERIES

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

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PDF icon Agenda 10 - Fisheries125.44 KB
 

11

TEAM SHREWSBURY

To receive an update on the work of Team Shrewsbury

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 11 - Team Shrewsbury.doc1.86 MB
 

12

SHROPSHIRE COUNCIL LEISURE STRATEGY

To consider comments to the current Leisure Strategy Consultation

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File Agenda 12 - Leisure Strategy Response Questions.docx163.32 KB
 

13

CHRISTMAS

To receive an update on current festive arrangements in light of existing Government Guidelines

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PDF icon Agenda 13 - Christmas114.84 KB
 

14

REMEMBRANCE

To receive an update on plans in light of current Government Guidelines

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PDF icon Agenda 14 - Remembrance113.23 KB
 

15

CAPITAL PROGRAMME

To receive an update on the following:

(i)    Current Status of the Capital Programme;

(ii)    Work that has been undertaken since Lockdown;

(iii)   Discussion on those aspects of the Capital Programme which need review in light of the current crisis

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PDF icon Agenda 15 - 2020_2021 Projects in Progress158.21 KB
 

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)   Barratt Homes/Bovis Homes – Mytton Oak Road – scheduled adoption Autumn 2020 – costing for snagging list agreed by

             developers, awaiting sign-off

     (c)  Shrewsbury South Urban

           (i)    Sutton Grange site – ongoing – likely transfer in 2021

           (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/Hillside Drive – 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 – Play Area currently in construction.  Developer working

          through snagging list.  Legal teams in discussions

   (i)   Crowmoor House – s106 agreement for offsite play & open space contribution to be used for Upton Lane & Monkmoor Recreation

         Ground – two-staged payments on trigger on percentage occupied properties.  Council may need to bankroll work at Upton Lane Rec

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Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 16 - Developer Contributions.doc298 KB
Microsoft Office document icon Agenda 16(f) - Developer Contributions - Hillside Drive.doc20.77 MB
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