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Town Council

Annual Town Council Meeting

Monday, May 16, 2022

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Council Chamber, Old Courthouse, Jaycroft Rd, Burnham-on-Sea, TA8 1LE
Cllr Mike Facey

You are hereby summoned to attend the next meeting of the Town Council.

Councillors, please remember to bring your computer tablet.

Councillors are reminded that, as public office holders, you are expected to comply with the ‘Nolan Principles’ & the council’s Code of Conduct, and to show respect to others in accordance with the law.

In order to help keep each other safe, all attendees at meetings are asked to be considerate of others and follow requests given by the chairman at the meeting. We will be grateful if you will continue to please:
• use the hand sanitiser at the entry point
• take your seat on arrival and remain seated throughout at the set distance
• leave promptly at the end of the meeting
• If you are able, please wear a face covering that fits over the nose and mouth

Yours sincerely

Ron Spurs
Locum Town Clerk

A public participation session will be held during the meeting. Anyone wishing to speak on any matter should give notice of the request and subject matter to the Town Clerk no later than midday of the last working day prior to the meeting. No resolution can be made on any matter that is not on the agenda.

Please be aware that meetings are recorded

Agenda items

  1. Unless granted a dispensation, a councillor with voting rights shall not participate in discussion or vote on a matter in which they have an interest and shall withdraw from the meeting during discussion of the matter.

  2. In accordance with standing orders, members of the public may speak at this meeting in respect of town council business, provided that prior notice of a request to speak, and the subject matter, is received by the Town Clerk no later than midday of the last working day prior to the meeting. Public participation shall be restricted to the public participation session, unless directed otherwise by the Chairman.

  3. Planning TBD + EO
    Human Resources Sub Committee  TBD
    Town Improvements TBD +EO
    Finance and Resources TBD +EO
    Princess Management Committee TBD + EO
    Burial TBD +EO

  4. Outside Body                                                     Representatives
    NALC Coastal Communities Network            1
    Highbridge Festival of Art                                2
    Somerset Association of Local Councils       1 (with the clerk)
    Town Twinning – Fritzlar (German)                The Mayor is Patron to the Society
    Highbridge Community Hall Management Committee  2
    Sedgemoor Cycle Group                                   2
    BAY Centre                                                          2
    Friends of the Princess Group                       1 (with the BDO)
    Sedgemoor Community Partnership (Morland Hall)   1
    Sea Cadet Corps                                               1
    Air Training Corps                                            1
    Hinkley Point Community Forum                  1
    Burnham Chamber of Trade                         1
    Burnham & Highbridge Abbeyfield Society  1
    67 bus forum                                                   1 (with the RFO)
    Rural Services Network                                  1
    Seed Arts Panel                                               1 ( & BDO(as invited))
    BiARS Management Committee                  1
    Abbeyfield                                                       1

  5. Monday 30th May Annual Towns Meeting.