SHREWSBURY TOWN COUNCIL
7 St Johns Hill
(Please be aware that this meeting is not recorded)
To All Members of the Council
You are hereby summoned to attend the meeting of the Shrewsbury Town Council scheduled to take place at Council Chamber, Shirehall on Monday 26 June 2023 at 6pm, in order to transact the following business
Meeting Agenda Items
1WELCOME FROM THE MAYOR
3APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
4DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CODE OF CONDUCT
5MINUTES OF COUNCIL
To approve the Minutes of the Town Council Meeting held on 2 May 2023.
(i) To receive any announcements from the Mayor & Deputy Mayor’s recent engagements
(ii) To receive any announcements from the Mayor and Town Clerk
To receive any questions from Members of the Public, notice of which has been given in accordance with the Town Council’s Standing Orders.
9MOTIONS FROM MEMBERS
To receive any motions from Members, notice of which has been given in accordance with the Town Council’s Standing Orders:
9(i) Submitted by Cllr Chris Lemon
Shrewsbury Town Council recognises the strength of public opinion in favour of retaining fully functioning Accident & Emergency departments at both the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital and the Princess Royal Hospital in Telford. The Council notes that the data used to inform the decision to close one of the counties A&E departments is now nearly ten years old. It calls on NHS Shropshire Telford and Wrekin, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit, and NHS England – Midlands to commit to re-considering the Future Fit/Hospitals Transformation Programme which prescribed a single fully functioning A&E department in Shropshire, in the light of these public concerns.
10END OF YEAR ACCOUNTS & SUPPORTING STATEMENTS
(i) In accordance with the Accounts & Audit Regulations 2011, Members are required to approve the following documents in relation to the 2022/23 End of Year Accounts in readiness for submission to the External Auditor:
i. Annual Report
ii. Statement of Accounting Policies
iii. Annual Governance Statement
iv. Income & Expenditure Account
v. Statement of Movement of Reserves
vi. Balance Sheet
(ii) In accordance with the Accounts & Audit Regulations 2011, Members are required to approve the Annual Return, including
i. Section 1 – Annual Governance Report for 2022/23
ii. Section 2 – Annual Accounting Statements for 2022/23
To receive the Internal Audit Report 2022-23: Interim update
To consider the recommendations of the Local Government Boundary Commission in relation to the electoral review of Shropshire Council and its subsequent effects on the boundary of Shrewsbury Town Council Shropshire
To consider the Town Council approach to submitting Place Plan information to Shropshire Council.
14FINANCE & GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE
To receive and adopt the Minutes of the Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting held on:
i) 11 April 2023
ii) 17 April 2023
iii) 5 June 2023
15RECREATION & LEISURE COMMITTEE
To receive and adopt the Minutes of the Recreation & Leisure Committee Meeting held on 10 May 2023.
To receive and adopt the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meetings held on:
(i) 4 April 2023
(ii) 25 April 2023
(iii) 16 May 2023
(iv) 6 June 2023
17CLIMATE CHANGE COMMITTEE
To receive and adopt the minutes of the Climate Change Committee meeting held on 27 April 2023
18ANNUAL TOWN MEETING
(i) To receive and accept the Minutes of the Annual Town Meeting held on 23 April 2023.
(ii) To consider any actions the Town Council needs to undertake in light of discussions and resolutions at the Annual Town Meeting
(i) Joint Consultative Committee – 19 April 2023, chaired by Councillor Alan Mosley
(ii) Active Travel Working Group – 31 May 2023, chaired by Councillor Rosemary Dartnall
(iii) Quarry Working Group – 9 May 2023, chaired by Councillor Alan Mosley
(iv) Clean River Working Group – 21 June 2023, chaired by Councillor Rosemary Dartnall
20EXCLUSION OF THE PUBLIC
To consider exclusion of the Press & Public on the grounds that the consideration of the following items may involve the likely disclosure of confidential information (s1(2) Public Bodies (Admission of Meetings) Act 1960).
To receive and adopt the Minutes of the Personnel Committee Meeting held on 25 May 2023