SHREWSBURY TOWN COUNCIL
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 23 January 2023 at 6pm, in order to transact the following business
Meeting Agenda Items
1WELCOME FROM THE MAYOR
3APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
4 DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CODE OF CONDUCT
5MINUTES OF COUNCIL
To approve the Minutes of the Town Council Meeting held on 14 November 2022.
(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.
SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT CONFERENCE FOR SHROPSHIRE – PRESENTED BY COUNCILLOR LEMON
That this Council welcomes Baschurch Parish Council’s efforts to re-open Baschurch railway station, and congratulates them on the first successful steps their project has taken. The scheme they envisage involves a transport interchange hub next to the station which will enable a greater catchment area to be taken into account when making the case for reinstatement, facilitating an integrated public transport service involving walking, cycling, buses and rail in the ideal scenario.
That this Council calls on the Shrewsbury Area Committee of SALC through its Representative to consider how this parish council initiative might be promoted widely across the county as an example of best practice on developing sustainable transport at the first tier of Local Government.
To consider the following budget and precept proposals as recommended by the Finance & General Purposes Committee
(i) Budget for 2023/24;
(ii) Precept Levy for 2023/24;
(iii) Fees & Charges for 2023/24
11LOCAL GOVERNMENT BOUNDARY COMMISSION CONSULTATION
To consider representation to a Local Government Boundary Commission for England, in relation to its consultation on proposals for new council divisions and division boundaries for Shropshire Council.
12BUDGET CONSULTATION 2023/24
Shropshire Council online survey through which people can give views on the proposals. The consultation is open until 30 January 2023. Feedback from this will then inform the final budget proposals, along with consideration of any alternative budget proposals Budget consultation 2023/24 | Shropshire Council
To receive confirmation from Liberal Democratic Group regarding representatives for the Joint Consultative Committee following Councillors Vasmer & Wagner withdrawal
To approve recommendations from the Working Group on the following policies:
• Asset Disposal Policy
• Business Continuity Policy
• Complaints Procedure
• Data Protection Policy
• FOI Publication Scheme
• Purposefully Habitual and Vexatious Complaints Policy
15FINANCE & GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE
To receive and adopt the Minutes of the Finance & General Purposes Committee Meeting held on:
(i) 5 December 2022
(ii) 9 January 2023
16RECREATION & LEISURE COMMITTEE
To receive and adopt the Minutes of the Recreation & Leisure Committee Meeting held on 18 January 2023.
To receive and adopt the Minutes of the Planning Committee Meetings held on:
(i) 22 Nov 2022
(ii) 13 Dec 2022
(iii) 10 January 2023
To receive and adopt the Minutes of the recent Working Group Meetings held on:
(i) Youth Working Group – 17 November 2022 and 19 January 2023, chaired by Councillor Pam Moseley
(ii) Health & Wellbeing Hub Working Group – 13 October 2022 and 17 November 2022, chaired by Councillor Halliday
19EXCLUSION 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 9 November 2022 and 1 December 2022.