Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council



To: The Chairman – Cllr M Facey, Cllrs P Clayton (Vice Chair), C Allen, B Hancock, P Harvey, S Harvey, H Groves, M Murphy, L Parkin, N Tolley and A Brewer.

You are hereby summoned to attend the next meeting of the Finance & Resources Committee to be held at 7pm on 21st September 2020

Yours sincerely

Samantha Winter

Town Clerk

14th September 2020

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

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.


Meeting ID: 972 0019 3246

Passcode: 454176

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

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.

Please be aware that 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 6th July 2020 (copy enclosed)
  4. To note updates to the Action List (attached)

Motions for note/resolution

5. To note the report on grant funds awarded since 1st April 2020.

6.To consider applications received for grant funding and agree any funds to be awarded:

6.1Burnham and Highbridge Community Association£3,705
6.2Friends of Apex Park£3,000
6.3Brickworks Studio£2,500
6.4Burnham & Highbridge Sea Cadet Unit£2,500
6.5Gospel Tabernacle Church£2,000
6.6Burnham Hockey Club£2,000
6.8Rusty Road to Recover CIC£1,984
6.9Burnham & Highbridge Choral Society£1,000
6.10U3A of Highbridge£750
  • 7. To consider the COVID19 grant update report and approve proposed amendments to the scheme.
  • 8. To receive an update on the Number 67 bus and agree any actions
  • 9. To resolve to adopt the revised policies:
9.1Financial Risk Management Policy
9.2Annual Investment Strategy
9.3Grants Policy
  1. 10. To approve the Financial Regulations (unchanged from 2020 approval under min ref:13/20/TC) and make a recommendation to the full Council that the Regulations continue to apply.

11. Financial Reports

11.1 To note that the quarterly sign off of accounts has been undertaken

11.2 To receive the town council’s accounts up to the 31st July 2020

12. The next scheduled meeting of this committee will be held at 7pm on 23rd November 2020.

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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