Recreation & 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 4 May 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
To receive and accept apologies 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 9 March 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.
To review Quarry Events Programme for 2022.
10TOWN RANGER PROJECT
To approve the Town Ranger Project Partnership alongside Shrewsbury Business Improvement District & Shropshire Council.
11SAFER STREETS 4 FUNDING
To approve inclusion of the Town Council in a funding bid to the Home Office.
12SHREWSBURY IN BLOOM
i) To accept the notes of the Shrewsbury In Bloom Group Meeting held on 22nd March 2022
ii) To receive an update on the preparations for Shrewsbury in Bloom 2022.
13RECREATION GROUND MATTERS
(i) Upton Lane Recreation Ground Recycled Play Area – Plans to develop a specification for a totally recycled Play Area.
(ii) Shorncliffe Recreation Ground Masterplan – Proposals for the development of a Masterplan.
(i) To receive an update on outstanding developer discussions/negotiations:
(a) Copthorne Barracks Play Area 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) – update has been sought with developer
(b) Barratt Homes/Bovis Homes – Mytton Oak Road – Phase 2/3 transfer documents have been signed & sealed and invoice for remaining S106 money forwarded to solicitor. Shropshire Council are in receipt of the play area funding and will transfer once the land transfer has been completed.
(c) Shrewsbury South Urban
i. Sutton Grange Site – ongoing – likely transfer in 2012/22
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 – awaiting final CIL Local Payments for play
(e) Crowmoor House – S106 agreement for offsite play & open space contribution to be used for Upton Lane & Monkmoor Recreation Ground – Payment with Shropshire Council – awaiting transfer;
(f) Harlescott Infants/Junior Site – Offsite contributions to sport. Initial discussions have taken place with Sports Development at Shropshire Council on how the contribution might be spent in the north of the town. Kynaston Road Recreation Ground identified drainage works.
(g) Radbrook College Site – Open space adoption – officers met with Floreat Homes on site – likely adoption later in 2021/22
(h) Weir Hill – Adoption of Countryside Park – Agreement to adopt signed.