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, A Brewer and A Matthews.

You are hereby summoned to attend the next meeting of the Finance & Resources Committee to be held at 7pm on Monday 25th January 2021

Yours sincerely

Samantha Winter

Town Clerk

18th January 2021

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

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Meeting ID: 988 3531 6258

Passcode: 996563

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

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.

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 Monday 23rd November 2020 (copy enclosed)
  4. To note updates to the Action List (attached)
  5. Motions for note/resolution
5.1To note that the Government (MHCLG) has published the Provisional Local Government Finance Settlement 2021/22, which confirms that referendum principles will not be applied to parish and town councils in 2021/22.
5.2To agree full draft budget
5.3To review the updated asset register
5.4To receive a recommendation from the Princess Management Committee that approval is given to let the theatre café space according to the draft specification approved by the PMC, and to delegate authority to the PMC to undertake the procurement process, including award of the lease. (Please note that until formally approved & released, the specification document remains confidential)
5.5To note the outcome of the fact-finding meeting between Cllrs Facey, Clayton and the heritage group and to resolve how to proceed (min 59/20/F&R refers)

6. Financial Reports

6.1To note the committee income and expenditure report up to 31st December 2020
6.2To note the ear marked reserve report up to 31st December 2020

7. The next meeting of this committee will be held on Monday 8th March 2021.       

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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