Recreation and Leisure Committee
SHREWSBURY TOWN COUNCIL
To Councillors B Bentick, P Gillam, K Halliday, C Lemon, K Pardy, A Wagner, B Wall, R Wilson
Cc All other members of the Council for information
You are hereby summoned to attend the meeting of the Town Council’s Recreation & Leisure Committee scheduled to take place on Wednesday 9 March 2022 at 6.00pm via Microsoft Teams in order to transact the following business.
Please note this is an informal virtual meeting of the Committee convened to assist the Town Clerk with carrying out the delegated powers granted to her by Full Council on 22 March 2021 & Finance & General Purpose Committee on 12 April 2021.
Meeting Agenda Items
1APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE
2DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST
To receive Declarations of Pecuniary Interest in accordance with the Code of Conduct
3MINUTES OF THE LAST MEETING
To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 19 January 2022
4MATTERS ARISING FROM THE PREVIOUS MEETING
To consider any matters arising from previous meetings
To receive an update on the current status of the main Capital Programme.
To receive an update into the monitoring of footfall
To receive an update on the development of the Shrewsbury Town Fisheries
To receive an update on the work of Team Shrewsbury and any operational impacts from crime & anti-social behaviour
(i) Quarry Events Programme for 2022
(ii) To approve the Council’s Policy on Security Planning
(iii) To approve the revisions to the Outdoor Music Events Policy
10SHREWSBURY IN BLOOM
(i) To accept the notes of the Shrewsbury In Bloom Group Meeting held on 8th February 2021
(ii) To receive an update on the preparations for Shrewsbury in Bloom 2022
11LOCAL POLICING CHARTER PRIORITIES
To approve the policing priorities for the next Quarter
12RECREATION GROUND MATTERS
(I) To receive an update on recent discussions regarding the Glebe Field and Church Road Recreation Ground and consider a way forward
To receive the minutes of the Allotments Liaison Group meeting held on 27 January 2022
(i) To receive an update on outstanding developer discussions/negotiations:
(a) Copthorne Barracks Play and Open Space – offsite contributions to play (£30,498 – £20498 for Shorncliffe Drive & £10000 for Silks Meadow – to be paid on 75% occupancy) and open space (£115,000 for sports pitches & associated facilities at County Ground – paid on 50% occupancy)
(b) Barratt Homes/Bovis Homes – Mytton Oak Road – Phase 1 adopted; Snagging Phase 2/3 commenced. No identified date for transfer
(c) Shrewsbury South Urban
i. Sutton Grange site – ongoing – likely transfer in 2021/22
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) Sweetlake – Development of play area and future adoption of open space – Play complete. All open space adopted.
(e) 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 to bankroll work at Upton Lane Rec;
(f) Harlescott Infants/Juniors site – Offsite contributions to sport. Initial discussions have taken place with Sports Development at Shropshire Council on how the contribution might be spent. Further work is needed.
(g) Radbrook College site – Open space adoption – officers met with Floreat Homes on site – likely adoption later in the 2021/22