2012

Happy Christmas


The Constables, Douzaine and staff wish everyone a Happy Christmas and a Peaceful New Year.

Christmas 2012

Christmas Office Opening Hours


Monday 24th December - Christmas Eve - normal hours 8.30am - 4.00pm
Thursday 27th December - 8.30am - 12.30pm
Friday 28th December - 8.30am - 12.30pm
Monday 31st December - 8.30am - 12.30pm
Wednesday 2nd January - normal hours 8.30am - 4.00pm

Douzaine Open Day


ST PETER PORT DOUZAINE OPEN DAY

SATURDAY 10TH NOVEMBER 2012

10.00AM - 4.00PM


All parishioners are invited to meet and chat with Douzeniers and Constables.

Come and find out what is happening in your parish.

Douzaine Election for a Constable, Douzeniers and School Committees

The Constables and Douzaines of St Peter Port give notice that the election of the under-mentioned parochial officials will take place on Wednesday 7th November 2012 at a meeting at Beau Sejour Leisure Centre – Cambridge Room at the conclusion of the meeting convened by the Rector and Churchwardens which commences at 7.30pm.

The meetings are convened pursuant to Article 55 of The Reform (Guernsey) Law, 1948, as amended, the Public Assistance (Amendment) Law 2006 and the Education (Schools Committees) Ordinance, 1970.

The terms of office of all retiring officers will expire on the 31st December 2012.

All (unless indicated otherwise) are eligible for re-election. Those marked with * do not seek re-election.

Nominations are invited.
Nomination forms for the purpose are available from the Constable Offices, Le Febvre Street, St Peter Port. Completed forms must be returned thereto no later than 4.00 p.m. on Monday 29th October 2012


ST PETER PORT: BY THE ELECTORS ONLY TO ELECT

A CONSTABLE to replace Mr. B.J. Cash.

SIX DOUZENIERS to replace Mr R.R. Matthews, Mrs K.E. Jones, Mr B. J. Cash, Mr P.B. Falla*, & Mr P.J. Burtenshaw to complete a full term of office and to complete the term of office of Dr E.H. Laidlow, who has ceased to reside in the parish – i.e. until 31st December 2014.

FOUR MEMBERS OF THE AMHERST INFANTS & JUNIOR AND
VAUVERT INFANTS & JUNIOR SCHOOLS COMMITTEE

to replace Mesdames. C.E. Goodlass, K.E. Jones, D. Rabey & Mr. A.D. Granby

TWO MEMBERS OF THE ST. SAMPSON’S HIGH SCHOOL
COMMITTEE
to replace Mr R.R. Matthews & Mrs J. M. Tasker.

ONE MEMBER OF THE LA MARE DE CARTERET HIGH SCHOOL
COMMITTEE
– Mrs J. M. Tasker.

Nomination forms are available from the Constables’ Office.

BY THE ELECTORS AND RATEPAYERS

To appoint two parishioners to audit the accounts of the Procureur of the Poor for the
Year 2013.

To appoint auditors for the Constables’ accounts for the year 2013.

To fix the time at which Parish Meetings shall be held during 2013.

Please note the change of venue stated above.

Please also note that elections may be deferred to a later date if not less than seven electors present demand a secret ballot. The Returning Officer will declare the date of the secret ballot at the close of the meeting. The place selected by the Douzaine and date will be announced in the Gazette Officielle.

The Constables invite those attending to stay on for refreshment when there will be the opportunity to meet with the Douzaine.

Diamond Jubilee Big Top and Senior Citizens Party

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Big Top Party at Cambridge Park Sat 2nd June

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Douzaine Election Results 23rd May 2012


I, Dennis Henry Le Moignan as Returning Officer for the Electoral District of St. Peter Port for the Election of one Douzenier to complete the term of office of Mrs. C E M Lane who has resigned – ie. until 31st December 2013, have to advise you that the votes cast were as follows:


FORMAN, Neil Edward 22 votes

LE BARGY, Robert Frederick 37 votes

MARSH, Shaun 9 votes

RENIER, James Alan Mitchell 10 votes



I therefore declare Robert Frederick Le Bargy duly elected.


Total votes cast were: 78


There were 0 spoilt papers.


The percentage poll was 1.1%

Election of a Douzenier

By virtue of a decision taken at a meeting of Electors of St. Peter Port held on Monday 14 May 2012 notice is hereby given that polling for the above will take place at The Constables’ Office, Lefebvre Street on Wednesday 23 May 2012 from 10.00 am to 8.00 pm

All persons whose names are inscribed on the current Electoral Roll for the Electoral District of St. Peter Port are entitled to vote.

CANDIDATES

MR NEIL EDWARD FORMAN

Proposed by Mr Robert Anthony Jones Seconded by Mr Elis Gwyn Bebb

MR ROBERT FREDERICK LE BARGY

Proposed by Mr Robert Rhoderick Matthews Seconded by Miss Michelle Karen Le Clerc

MR SHAUN MARSH

Proposed by Mr Keith Ronald Pike Seconded by Mr Ian Edward Jenkins

MR JAMES ALAN MITCHELL RENIER

Proposed by Mr Michael John Le Sauvage Seconded by Mr Paul Louis Daniel Ferbrache

2012 Parish Remede

The Constables of the Town and Parish of St. Peter Port hereby notify the Electors and Ratepayers thereof that they will apply to the Royal Court on Friday, 25th May 2012 at 9.30 a.m. to obtain the Remède for permission to levy by means of:

(1) Owner’s Rate – the sum of Six Hundred and Eighteen Thousand Four Hundred and Fifty Pounds at the following rates per unit of Assessable Value of Cadastre Categories:–

Building Categories
B1.1, B1.2, B2.1, B2.2, B3.1, B3.2, B4.2, B4.7
Pence
0.17498

Building Categries
B1.5, B3.5, B4.8, B7.1, B9.1, B13.1, B13.2,
Pence
0.52494

Building Categories
B4.1, B4.3, B4.4, B4.5, B4.6, B5.1, B6.1, B6.2,
Pence
0.55994

Building Categories
B8.1
Pence
0.04374

Land Categories
L1.3, L1.5, L1.6, L1.7, 0.17498 L1.8, L1.10, L1.11, L1.12, L6.1
Pence
0.08749

Land Categories
L3.3, L3.4
Pence
0.04374

Land Categories
L2.1
Pence
0.55994

(2) Refuse Rate – the sum of Eight Hundred and Eighty Six Thousand FourHundredandNinetyEightPoundsattherateof 0.73775penceper unit of Assessable Value of Cadastre Categories:–

Building Categories
B1.1, B1.2, B2.1, B2.2, B3.1, B3.2, B4.2

to meet the following expenses in accordance with the Délibération of the said Electors and Ratepayers at a meeting held on Monday 14th May 2012 last, viz:

Churchwardens’ Account

Ordinary repairs to the Parish Church
43,350.00

Extraordinary repairs to the Parish Church for which a detailed estimate with cost has been obtained
36,000.00

Insurance of the Parish Church against fire
6,500.00

Half the cost of cleaning the Parish Church
2,200.00

Upkeep of the Parish Church clock
300.00

Upkeep of the Parish Church Bells and remuneration of bell ringers on public occasions
1,200.00

Cost of publishing Publications
450.00

Total 90,000.00


Constables’ Account

Ordinary upkeep of the Parochial cemeteries
65,000.00

Cost of publishing parochial notices and other communications
7,000.00

Parochial Administration, viz: staff salaries and pension fund
200,000.00

Office expenses, including printing, stationery, IT equipment, postage, audit, rent, legal and sundry other parochial expenses
50,000.00

Repair and maintenance of the Constables’ Office building
50,000.00

Street Lighting
90,000.00

Public needs to be approved by the Parish, viz: Upkeep of Cambridge Park, Plantations, Pumps, Street Furniture, Floral and Lighting displays
135,000

Grant to Schools for the purchase of books
3,500.00

Diamond Jubilee Celebrations
15,000.00

Cadastre Expenses (contribution to States Cadastre)
12,950.00

Sub-Total
628,450.00


Less refund monies unspent 2011
100,000

Total 628,450.00


Refuse

Collection and disposal of Household Refuse

Total 886,498.00

General Election of People's Deputies - Results

St Peter Port North

I, Dennis Henry Le Moignan, duly appointed by the Royal Court as Returning Officer for the Electoral District of St. Peter Port North, hereby declare the result of the election of seven People’s Deputies held this day.

There are 3,653 names inscribed on the Electoral Roll.

The total number of voters was …2522 and the turnout was …69..%.

The votes cast were as follows:

BEBB, Elis Gwyn 943
COLLINS, Michael Wynne 555
CONDER, Richard 1125
FISHER, Keith Alan 562
GALLIENNE, Leon Roy 845
GOLLOP, John Alfred Bannerman 1451
IRVIN, Joseph Edward 383
LE CLERC, Michelle Karen 1708
MATTHEWS, Robert Rhoderick 933
QUERIPEL, Lester Carlson 936
RENIER, James Alan Mitchell 238
ROBERT, Matthew Rex 470
SHERBOURNE, Peter Anthony 1296
STOREY, Martin John 1068
Blank Papers 11
Spoilt Papers 5

I therefore declare*

Le Clerc, Michelle Karen
Gollop, John Alfred Bannerman
Sherbourne, Peter Anthony
Conder, Richard
Storey, Martin John
Bebb, Elis Gwyn
Queripel, Lester Carlson


duly elected as People’s Deputies for St. Peter Port North Electoral District. St Peter Port North


St Peter Port South

I, John Henry Sarre, duly appointed by the Royal Court as Returning Officer for the Electoral District of St. Peter Port South, hereby declare the result of the election of six People’s Deputies held this day.

There are 2,976 names inscribed on the Electoral Roll.

The total number of voters was 1,967 and the turnout was 66%.

The votes cast were as follows:

BREHAUT, Barry Leslie 938
BYGOTT-WEBB, Hugh Barnabus Jefferson 683
DOMAILLE, Roger 931
FORMAN, Neil Edward 577
HARWOOD, Peter Andrew 1191
JONES, Robert Anthony 695
KUTTELWASCHER, Jan 1072
LANGLOIS, Allister Hurrell 929
LORD, Richard Lund 553
TASKER, Jennifer Mary 684
Blank Papers 2
Spoilt Papers 6

I therefore declare*

HARWOOD, Peter Andrew
KUTTELWASCHER, Jan
BREHAUT, Barry Leslie
DOMAILLE, Roger
LANGLOIS, Allister Hurrell
JONES, Robert Anthony


duly elected as People’s Deputies for St. Peter Port South Electoral District.

General Election of People's Deputies


General Election of People's Deputies

Hustings Meetings

A Hustings Meeting for the SOUTH Electoral District will be held on Wednesday 11th April 2012

A Hustings Meeting for the NORTH Electoral District will be held on Thursday 12th April 2012

At the Dave Ferguson Hall, Beau Sejour Centre, between 2.00pm and 6.55pm - candidates will be available for informal discussion, followed by a traditional Hustings format meeting from 7.00pm until 10.00pm

St Peter Port Polling Stations

St Peter Port South

The Constables' Office, Le Febvre Street (NOT WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE)
St Stephen's Community Centre, St Stephen's Lane

St Peter Port North

Beau Sejour Lesuire Centre, Amherst
St John's Church Hall, Les Amballes

Hours of Polling

8.00am to 8.00pm

Jean Weysom


The Constables announce the retirement of Jean Weysom from the Constables office at Lefebvre Street after 24 years of service. The Constables, Douzeniers and Staff thank her for invaluable contribution and wish her a happy retirement. Mrs Weysoms' in-depth knowlege of Parish affairs will be greatly missed.

Jean Wesom

Dog Fouling


The Constables wish to remind all dog owners that it is an offence to allow their dogs to foul any public place, pavement or road. Complaints are being continually received by the Constables Office regarding this problem. Dog-litter bins are provided in public places and dog faeces may also be deposited in general public litter bins if properly sealed in a polythene bag.