Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

1st March 2021 Town Council Agenda

To: The Chairman – Cllr Mike Facey and all members of the Town Council

You are hereby summoned to attend the next meeting of the Town Council to be held at 7pm on Monday 1st March 2021 via video conferencing.

Yours sincerely

Sam Winter

Town Clerk

22nd February 2021

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


Meeting ID: 987 2773 3573

Passcode: 603375

All attendees must display their true name on joining the remote meeting.

Please visit www.burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk 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 Town Clerk by midday on the Thursday before the meeting. No resolution can be made on any matter that is not on the agenda.

Please be aware that meetings are recorded.


  1. To receive any apologies for non-attendance
  2. To receive any declarations of interest in items on this agenda & note any dispensations granted
  3. To receive and approve minutes of the Town Council meeting held on 1st February 2021
  4. To note updates to the Action List
  5. To receive reports from the police or other emergency services
  6. To receive the Chairman’s announcements
  7. Reports by Members (for information only)
7.1To receive any reports from county councillors on county council relevant matters
7.2To receive any reports from district councillors on district council relevant matters
7.3To receive reports from town councillor representatives appointed to outside bodies

8. Motions for note/resolution

8.1To note the review and renewal of the Town Council insurance policy
8.2To receive and approve the updated Asset register
8.3To receive a proposal from Cllr Hodge that seeks to agree the council’s position on social distancing and other public health safety measures in the high street.
8.4To note the current position with regards the annual parish meeting.
8.5To receive a recommendation from the town improvements seafront sub-committee that the council permits that a request is made to the CIM Board to reallocate the c.£36k shelter funds to other Burnham Evolution projects with a funding shortfall (report – art, ornamental lighting)
8.6To consider moving to a paperless meetings management system, with  the provision of IT devices to councillors using available staffing budget (as reviewed by the Human Resources Sub-Committee)
8.7To receive the interim internal audit report

9. Accounts

9.1To receive and approve details of expenditure during January 2021, as circulated
9.2To receive the town council accounts including the up to date Ear Marked report for the month of January 2021, as circulated

10. Minutes of previous committee meetings:

To receive the minutes of the following committees, as previously circulated and published on the Town Council website:

1st December 2020Princess Management
6th January 2021Planning
11th January 2021Town Improvements
25th January 2021Finance & Resources
27th January 2021Planning

11. Items of correspondence – for information only:

(Members are requested to notify the office ahead of the meeting if they wish to have further information on any item)

12. Dates of next Meetings

8th March 2021Finance & Resources
10th March 2021Planning (Brought forward from 17th March)
22nd March 2021Town Improvements
31st March 2021Planning (Brought forward from 7th April)
13th April 2021Princess Management
21st April 2021Planning
26th April 2021Finance & Resources
10th May 2021Annual Town Council Meeting

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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