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An Agenda for the next Meeting of the Parish Council to be held on 10th May 2019 is set out below.


A Meeting of Burnham Without Parish Council will be held at Watchfield Village Hall, Watchfield on Friday, 10th May 2019 at 7.00 p.m.

(Members of the public wishing to raise any matter under the heading “Opportunity for Public Participation” may do so between 7.00 p.m. and 7.15 p.m.)


1. Apologies

2. Election of Chairman and Vice Chairman for 2019/20

3. Disclosures of Interest.

4. To co-opt 3 members to serve on the Parish Council representing the Highbridge Ward

5. Minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 4th March 2019 to be presented and signed (previously circulated)

6.  Planning applications a) - to consider the following applications

     12/19/00005LB & 6 – Erection of double garage with office over and link wall to main dwelling, Magnolia House, Pillmore Lane, Watchfield – Property Link South Ltd together with any new applications received by the date of the Meeting;

b) To note that the District Council had granted permission in the following cases since the last Meeting.

12/19/00001 – Erection of front porch, 76 Cookson Close, Burnham on Sea – Miss J. Tregale;

12/19/00002 – Change of use of agricultural barn for the storage of bagged salt, Elm Tree Farm, Bristol Road, Edithmead – E. Withers;

12/19/00003 – Change of use of part of agricultural building to B1/B8 use, Oak Tree Farm, Bristol Road, Highbridge – W.S. Hancock;

7. Financial Issues – a) To review the Insurance Cover for 2018/19; b) Authorisation for payment; c) To approve the Financial Statement for 2018/19 (previously circulated; d) To approve the Annual Governance Statement for 2018/19; e) To approve the Accounting Statements for 2018/19; f) To declare that Burnham Without Parish Council is an exempt authority within the definition contained in the Local Audit (Smaller Authorities) Regulations 2015; g) To adopt revised model Financial Regulations supplied by SALC (previously circulated); h) Edithmead – replacement notice board.

8. Watchfield Village Hall – to receive any update on the proposed redevelopment scheme.

9. Burnham Joint Burial Committee – to consider any update since the last Meeting.

10. Highways – a) Rights of Way; b) Highway maintenance issues; c) Shared SID arrangements; d) Barrier, end of Edithmead Lane; f) Poples Bow – damaged bank; g) any other highways matter.

11. Bus Service 67 – to consider any update since the last Meeting.

12. Meetings – to consider any feedback from other meetings since 5th March 2019

13. Date and time of next Ordinary Meeting – 22nd July 2019

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 Clerk of the Council

3rd May 2019                                                              01278 789859

The Press and Public are welcome to attend this Meeting

Members are reminded that the Council has a general duty to consider the following matters in the exercise of any of its functions: Equal Opportunities (race, gender, sexual orientation, marital status and any disability), Crime and Disorder, Health and Safety and Human Rights.