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Town Council

Monday, August 1, 2022

7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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

Cllr Lesley Millard

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
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

Prior to the commencement of the Meeting there will be a Presentation from Somerset Climate Action Network.

Agenda items

  1. 1.0.T22
    To receive apologies for non-attendance
  2. 2.0.T22

    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.

  3. 3.0.T22

  4. 4.0.T22
    To note the Action List
  5. 5.0.T22
    To receive reports from the police or other emergency services
  6. 6.0.T22

    Prior to the meeting, any town councillor wishing to provide an announcement/update for information should first liaise with the chairman, who will direct order of speaking.

  7. 7.0.T22

    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.

  8. 8.0.T22

    In accordance with Standing Orders, a public question shall not require a response at the meeting nor start a debate on the question. The chairman of the meeting may direct that a written or oral response is given.

  9. 9.0.T22
    To receive any reports from county councillors on county council relevant matters
  10. 10.0.T22
    To receive any reports from district councillors on district council relevant matters
  11. 11.0.T22

    A full list of councillor members appointed to outside bodies is available on the town council website: https://burnham-highbridge-tc.gov.uk/your-council/meet-the-councillors

  12. 12.0.T22

  13. 13.0.T22
    To Resolve to Approve/Not Approve the Town Council meeting taking place at both Burnham on Sea and Highbridge on alternate dates - -Cllr Gudka
  14. 14.0.T22

  15. 15.0.T22
    To Resolve to Approve/Not Approve that Councillor led "Surgeries" should be held at Burnham on Sea and Highbridge in the week prior to Council meetings taking place- Cllr Perry
  16. 16.0.T22

  17. 17.0.T22

    Planning Committee held on  13th June 2022  June 2022
    Finance and Resources Committee DRAFT minutes for meeting held on 4th July 2022.
    Planning Committee DRAFT minutes for meeting held on 6th July 2022.
    Town Improvement Committee DRAFT minutes for meeting held on 11th July 2022 Without Confidential item.

  18. 18.0.T22

    (Members are requested to notify the office ahead of the meeting if they wish to have further information on any item)

  19. 19.0.T22

    Town Council meeting 3rd October 2022

  20. 20.0.T22
    To Resolve to exclude the Public and Press for the following items -
  21. 21.0.T22

    Minutes of HR Meeting held on 12th July 2022.

  22. 22.0.T22

    Confidential Minute circulated separately.