16th November 2020 Town Improvements Agenda


To: The Chairman – Cllr A Hodge, Cllr J Keen (Vice Chair), Cllr P Clayton, Cllr S Barber, Cllr Dawn Carey, Cllr C Allen, Cllr P Harvey, Cllr N Tolley, Cllr M Murphy, Cllr M Facey (Ex-officio).

You are hereby summoned to attend the next meeting of the Town Improvements Committee to be held at 7pm on Monday 16th November 2020

Yours sincerely

Samantha Winter

Town Clerk

9th November 2020

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


Meeting ID: 961 8532 1186

Passcode: 871683

Please visit www.burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk for guidance on how to gain remote public access to the meeting and for all non-confidential meeting papers.

A public participation session will be held prior the commencement of the formal meeting. Anyone wishing to speak on any matter should give notice to the Clerk by midday on the last working day before the meeting. No resolution can be made on any matter that is not on the agenda.

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  1. To receive apologies for non-attendance
  2. To receive any declarations of interest in items included on this Agenda and to note a dispensation to participate in discussions, but not to vote, has been granted to Cllr Dawn Carey in relation to the youth awards (item 6).
  3. To receive and approve the minutes of the Committee meeting held on 28th September
  4. To note updates to the Action List
  5. Motions for note/resolution

5.1 To resolve the council’s position with regards organising and funding commemorative events and parades for Armed Forces Day and Remembrance day 2021 (see report)

5.2 To receive and consider a proposal from Cllr Keen that she will organise a gardening competition in 2021 with prizes funded by the town council at a cost of £100 to be paid from the event budget.

5.3 To receive an update from Cllr Mike Murphy on the activities & progress of the Crosses Penn Community Sports Trust

5.4 To receive an update from Cllr Clayton on the Christmas lights virtual switch-on

5.5 To resolve whether to proceed with the annual Christmas lights competition and agree any process

5.6 To note that the deputy clerk is representing the council and working with Litter Free Coast to combat dog fouling; press updates will be periodically issued.

5.7 To consider and agree the draft committee budget for 2021-2022

5.8 To note that the Wildlife Trust has acknowledged the council’s agreement to support an application to the SCC Climate Fund and has stated it will proceed with an application for the full £75k, with West Monkton PC being named the lead council.

5.9 To note the Springboard vacancy report.

5.10  To resolve what amount should be moved to EMR from events budget for the Youth Awards in April 2021

5.11 To consider and approve the updated plans submitted by Wicksteed for the seafront play area and to approve that funds from other aspects of the CIM seafront works (seafront signage, bins, benches and shelter) are required to be used within the play area.

7. The next meeting of this committee will be held on Monday 11th January 2021 at 7pm.   

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