As well as being members of Bures Hamlet Parish Council, the members serve on the Joint Cemetery Authority, which maintains the cemetery, the Joint Sportsground Committee and the Community Centre Committee.
The Parish Council partly maintains the parish footpath cleansing via a grant from the District Council. It also pays for the upkeep of the parish owned street lamps.
The Parish Council is in partnership with Essex County Council under the Parish Paths Partnership Scheme for overseeing the maintenance of all parish footpaths, bridleways and rights of ways.
The Parish Council has the right of representation on planning matters, which included all planning applications and strategic plan proposals.
District and Council InformationBraintree District Council - Tel 01376 552525
Braintree Web site. Essex County Council - Tel 01245 240000
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District and County Council Representatives
Cllr Wendy Scattergood
Cllr. David Finch