On Saturday 26th March 2011, the Mayor of Minehead Cllr. Ron Bridle attended the Minehead Street Pastors Commissioning Service at The Avenue Methodist Church in Minehead, the service started at 7.00pm. The project was first launched at an event in Mambo's in September 2010. Street Pastors are volunteers from local churches who will patrol the Town Centre in pairs, they will patrol on Saturday nights only and if there is any trouble they will contact the police.
On the 16th May 2016 at the Statutory Annual Meeting of the Full Council Councillor Jean Parbrook was re-elected as the Mayor of Minehead, Councillor Andrew Kingston-James was elected as Deputy Mayor of Minehead.