Criteria for nominations for Civic Awards

Adopted Minute No: 92/17/TPC

Reviewed: September 2018

Next Review: July 2020

Every year the Town Council seeks nominations from members of the public for individuals who have demonstrated outstanding service to the community, made a significant contribution to public life in Burnham or Highbridge and have shown real dedication in helping local residents. Councillors then consider all nominations and make a selection. Civic Awards are presented to these residents at the Mayor’s Civic Award Service.

Criteria for potential recipients of a Civic Award

Any resident who is to be considered for this honour must meet the following criteria:

  • Have provided services of an exceptional nature for a significant period of time
  • Have provided services which have been of benefit to people within the parish
  • Not be a current serving member or officer of the Town Council
  • Not be nominated for providing a service which constitutes their usual activity as a business

Criteria for individuals nominating someone for a Civic Award

Any person wishing to nominate someone for a Civic Award must meet the following criteria:

  • Live within the parish
  • Submit a written nomination to the Town Council
  • Include their own name and contact details
  • Any Council member who has made a nomination should declare an interest and not take part in any discussion or vote relating to this nomination

Table of Contents

The Mayor Councillor Mike Facey said “It was with sadness that Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council learnt of the death of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh.”

The flags in the towns of Burnham and Highbridge will be flown at half-mast during this time of national mourning.

Online Book of Condolence

Privacy Policy

Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge Town Council takes your privacy seriously please see the Council’s privacy notice here.

We use cookies to help make this site better. Read more about our cookie policy.

Skip to content