Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council



To: The Chairman – Cllr Chris Allen, Cllr A Brewer, Cllr Sue Harvey, Cllr J Keen, Cllr Colette Winfield and Cllrs A Gordon and S Lester from Burnham Without Parish Council (no voting rights)

You are hereby summoned to attend the next meeting of the Burial Committee to be held remotely at 7pm on Wednesday 11th November 2020

Yours sincerely

Lorna Williams

Clerk to Committee

4th November 2020

This meeting will be held remotely using Zoom. The meeting invitation is:


Meeting ID: 938 1081 6024

Passcode: 579255

Please be aware that all meetings are recorded


  1. To receive apologies for non-attendance
  2. To receive any declarations of interest on items included on this Agenda.
  3. To receive and approve the minutes of the Committee meeting held on Wednesday 23rd September 2020 (copy enclosed)
  4. To receive an update on the Management and Maintenance of the Cemeteries (copy attached)
  5. To resolve what area on the central footpath at Highbridge cemetery requires tarmac.
  6. To resolve in principle, the tender process for the hiring of a digger
  7. To receive a report on burial plots in Brent Road Cemetery and resolve future actions
  8. To receive a report on Ear Marked Reserves
  9. To receive the budget income and expenditure reports for September
  10. To consider the Budget for 2020/21

10.1    To receive a report on the review of the fees and charges from 1st April 2021

            10.2    To agree Draft Budget for 2021/22 (copy enclosed)

11. To note the next meeting of this committee will be on 24th February 2021 at 7pm

Records Retention Schedule

Financial Risk Management Policy - March 2023

Grant Application Kings Coronation Form

The Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place on Saturday 6th May 2023, with an additional bank holiday on Monday 8th May 2023.

We are keen to hear from groups/organisations in Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge that are looking to celebrate the Coronation. The Town Council has £1500 available to allocate to events being organised to celebrate the Kings Coronation. The maximum grant to be allocated per event will be £500.

You must meet the following criteria for your application to be considered:

– The event will be open to all members of the public

– The event will be free of charge

– The event will take place within the Coronation weekend

– The event will take place within Burnham on Sea or Highbridge


Applications will close on Monday 6th March at midday. 

Your organisation and contact details

What happens next....
Applications will be considered at the Finance and Resources Committee Meeting on Monday 13th March 2023. You will be notified after this date whether your application has been successful.
Burnham & Highbridge Town Council takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal information for the purposes of contacting you about this grant. The Council’s privacy notice can be found here.

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