Burntwood Town Council has a rising population approaching 30,000 according to the 2011 Census.
The Town Council has the same functions as a Parish Council, including consultation and recommendation on planning applications, grant aid and championing the cause of local organisations or groups where support is needed for the benefit of the community. The Town Council places great emphasis on community safety and has been at the forefront of establishing and funding many projects including new street lighting and CCTV.
The Town Council also administers Burntwood Cemetery. The cemetery, which opened in 2007, is situated on St Matthews Road, Burntwood.
The Council has 22 elected Members, who are elected for a four year term, who cover seven Wards. The Town Council meets six times annually and on such other occasions as are deemed necessary. The Planning Committee meets every three weeks. The following Committees also meet at various times each year: Policy & Resources Committee, Personnel Committee, Events Committee, Burntwood in Bloom Committee and Burial Grounds Committee.
Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings and further information, including the names and addresses of Councillors can be found on the website or by telephoning 01543 677166.
Legal Notice re Insurance
Burntwood Town Council is insured with:
UK Branch Head Office:
The Zurich Centre
FAREHAM PO15 7JZ
If you are a third party solicitor enquiring about our insurance policy details, the Town Council's insurer is Zurich Municipal and our policy number is YLL-122019-5063.