Burnham-on-Sea & Highbridge Town Council

5th July 2021 Finance & Resources Agenda


To: The Chairman – Cllr M Facey, Cllrs P Clayton (Vice Chair), C Allen, B Hancock, P Harvey, S Harvey, A Hodge, M Murphy, L Parkin, 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 5th July 2021 at the Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Road, Burnham-on-Sea.

Please note that all attendees are required to follow all instructions from the Town Clerk and Chairman given at the meeting and to:

  • wear a mask
  • take a seat on arrival and remain seated at the set distance
  • use the hand sanitiser at the entry point
  • leave promptly at the end of the meeting

Yours sincerely

Samantha Winter

Town Clerk

28th June 2021

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 26th April 2021
  4. To note the Action List (there are no outstanding matters)
  5. Motions for note/resolution
5.1To consider the terms of the lease under which Love Lane allotments are let to the Burnham-on-Sea Allotment Association and to approve a further 7 year lease of the same terms commencing 2nd August 2021
5.2To review the terms of reference for Human Resources Sub-Committees
5.3To review the office rent charged to the Registrars service
5.4To receive a proposal from Cllr Murphy and to make a recommendation to the full council that town council funds earmarked for Highbridge regeneration, along with CIL funds, are used to offer a £15k retailers shop front improvements scheme to Highbridge town centre.
5.5To review the footfall monitor provision in Burnham & Highbridge

6. Financial Reports

6.1To note the income and expenditure report for May 2021

7. The next meeting of this committee will be held on Monday 20th Septembe

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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