The Constables and Douzaine of the above Parish invite all Ratepayers and electors to meet at La Salle Paroissiale, Les Buttes, on Wednesday 6th March 2019, following the meeting of the Rector and Churchwardens at 7.30pm, to transact the following business:-

  1. To approve the accounts of the Treasurer of the Parochial Cemeteries Committee, which have been duly audited.
  2. To approve the accounts of the Trustees of the Parochial School Fund, which have been duly audited.
  3. To approve the Constables’ accounts, which have been duly audited. *The accounts will be available in the Douzaine Room during opening hours from 27th February, and at the meeting, for inspection by the Electors and Ratepayers of the parish.
  4. To approve the accounts of the Parish Procurers, which have been duly audited.
  5. To approve the sum of £88,408.42 to cover the cost of Household Refuse collection and disposal for the year from 1st January 2019, to be levied by means of Refuse Rate.
  6. To decide if they are in favour of voting the following sums to be levied by means of Owners Rate:-
  1. Ordinary upkeep of Parochial Cemeteries:
  1. Gardening contract                                                                   £13,750.00
  2. General aintenance                                                                      £8,519.00
  1. Parochial Administration
  1. Ordinary upkeep of other Parish  properties                              £23,106.28
  2. Administration, Clerical and Legal Expenses                        £41,665.71
  1. Cost of publishing Parochial Notices                                       £3,000.00
  2. Street Lighting                                                                                  £800.00
  3. Rente due to Rector                                                                             £9.53
  4. Public Needs to be approved by the Parish:-
  1. Grant to La Houguette Primary School Library                       £450.00
  2. Grant to La Mare de Carteret High School Library                           £350.00
  3. Grant to Floral St Pierre du Bois                                                £1,800.00
  1. Contribution to States Cadastre                                                £1,300.00
  1. Transfer to Reserve Fund in accordance with the Parochial Taxation
  2. (Reserve Funds) (Guernsey) Law, 1997, as amended ___ £5,000.00
  3. a) To authorise the Constables to apply to the Royal Court for permission to levy the above sums by means of the Refuse Rate and Owners Rate;
  4. b) To decide that the said Owners Rate, together with that approved at the meeting convened by the Rector and Churchwardens, shall be levied applying the relative factors (as approved at the Ratepayers Meeting on 11th March 2009) a copy of which is available in the Douzaine Room.
  5. To elect one Douzenier until November 2019 to replace J Ogier who has resigned
  6. To elect two rate payers to the Parochial Church Management Board to serve for an annual term.
  7. To take all such measures relating to the above as the Ratepayers and Electors may deem advisable.  Constables                                                                                                         23rd February 2018


Election of Douzenier

                                    PARISH  OF  ST.  PIERRE  DU  BOIS

Election of One Douzenier

Electors of the Parish of St. Pierre du Bois are invited to meet at The Community Hall, Rue de Brehaut on Wednesday 6th March 2019, at 7.30 p.m., to elect One Douzenier to replace Mr J Ogier whose term of office will expire on 31st December 2019.

Nominations are invited and forms are obtainable from the Douzaine Room. Completed forms for the Douzenier should be addressed to the Senior Constable, to arrive at the Douzaine Room, Les Buttes, not later than 4.00 p.m. on Monday 25th February 2019.

M A. OZANNE Dean of the Douzaine

M DE LAUNE Constable



Waste changes effective this week

From 3rd February 2019 the method of charging householders for domestic refuse will change when householders will be required to attach a prepaid, refuse charge sticker to every bag of “black bag” refuse put out for collection – £1.40 for 50 litre bags and £2.50 for 90 litre bags.

NB – There is no restriction on the number of black bags which you can put out on “black bag nights” provided that an appropriate sticker is attached to each bag, but stickers will not be required on recycling bags.


Waste changes

Sylvans Quiz 26 January

quiz poster

Change of Office hours

From Monday 7th January the office will open from 4pm to 7pm each Monday going forward

Christmas Waste and recycling collections – change

As Christmas day falls on a Tuesday this year, all collections in the parish will be on the Wednesday night.  Please refrain from putting out your refuse and recycling until the evening of the 26th.

Many thanks

Constables of St Pierre du Bois

Carols around the Tree

Carols 🎶 around the Tree 🎄at Les Buttes on Wednesday 5th December 2018 at 6 p.m.  There will be singing from La Houguette School, Lee-Ann Hawkes and St. Peter’s Church Choir.  All welcome and bacon or sausages in Senner’s rolls will be freely available thanks to Woodies.


Wednesday 7th November 2018

The Ratepayers and Electors of the above parish, assembled this day by virtue of the publication dated 30th October 2018

  1. Have named Mr T Archard and Mr C Worsley to audit the Accounts of the Constables, the Parish Procureurs, the Parochial Cemeteries Committee and the Parochial School Trustees for the year 2018.
  2. Have received and accepted the Reports of the Parish Elected Members of
    1. La Mare de Carteret High School Committee
    2. La Houguette Primary School Committee
  3. Have decided that, during 2018, Parish Meetings shall be held at 7.30 pm
  4. Have heard a parishioner has an issue regarding streams overflowing and rats in hedges
  5. Have heard a parishioner suggest the Douzaine rooms be sold if they are now redundant
  6. Have heard a parishioner suggest that St Pierre du Bois are falling behind other parishes with their premises
  7. Have heard a parishioner raise concerns about shooting above the Rue de la Pomare
  8. Have heard a parishioner raise concerns about the spreading of slurry particularly in the summer months.
  9. Have heard a parishioner raise concerns about rubbish not being collected

Signed M Ozanne

Dean St Pierre du Bois

Parish Meeting 7th November

A reminder that the meeting next week will be held at the hut and not the Parish rooms as access and parking is much easier

All such future meetings will be held at the hut going forward