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Precept Consultation- opportunity to have your say for those unable to attend one of the drop-in sessions

As residents will have seen in the media, Somerset Council are facing enormous financial challenges and are having to make some difficult decisions about services it provides. 

The Town Council has been asked to consider taking over/funding some of the services that Somerset Council will no longer be able to fund.

For the Town Council to be able fund any additional service, it will have to significantly increase its budget and Precept request, which will increase residents Council Tax payments.

The Town Council is holding a consultation to understand what residents’ priorities are, so the information can be considered when Councillors make a final decision on what services to help fund/manage.  The Town Council is unlikely to be able to cover all the service costs, so the community’s views are vital.

If you are unable to attend one of the drop-in sessions please download and complete the form below and return via email to info@burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk or to The Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Road, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 1LE by Midday on 19th December 2023.  Forms received after this date will not be considered. Please remember to attach the completed form to your email before sending.

Click here to download the form: https://bit.ly/4amhHC7

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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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