Resolution

RESOLUTION – PARISH OF ST PIERRE DU BOIS

Wednesday 6th March 2019

The Ratepayers and Electors of the above Parish, assembled this day by virtue of the Publication dated 23rd February 2019

  1. Have approved the accounts of the Treasurer of the Parochial Cemeteries Committee, which have been duly audited.
  2. Have approved the accounts of the Trustees of the Parochial School Fund, which have been duly audited and approved the balance being passed to La Hougette School library
  3. Have passed the accounts of the Constables, which have been duly audited.
  4. Have passed the accounts of the Parish Procurers, which have been duly audited.
  5. Have passed the accounts of the Rectory, which have been duly audited.
  6. Have passed the accounts of Maison de la Cure, which have been duly audited.
  7. Have approved the sum of £88,408.42 to cover the cost of Household Refuse collection for the year from 1st January 2019, to be levied by means of Refuse Habitable Unit Charge.
  8. Have voted in favour of levying the following amounts by means of Owners Rate:
  1. Ordinary upkeep of Parochial Cemeteries:
  1. Gardening contract                                                                     £13,750.00
  2. General Maintenance                                _________ ___ £8,519.00
  1. Parochial Administration
  1. Ordinary upkeep of other Parish Properties                         £23,103.28
  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 Parochial Taxation
  2. (Reserve Funds) (Guernsey) Law, 1997, as amended           £5,000.00
  3. Have authorised the Constables to apply to the Royal Court for permission to levy the above sums by means of Refuse Habitable Unit Charge and Owners Rate, applying the relative factors as approved by the Ratepayers and Electors on 11th March 2009.
  4. Have elected Peter Brehaut and Winston Pipet to the Parochial Cemeteries Committee to serve for a three-year term until March 2022.
  5. Have re-elected Peter Martel and David White to the Parochial Church Management Board to serve for an annual term.
  6. Have voted in favour of moving the election of a Douzenier to the November Parish meeting
  7. To take all such measures relating to the above as the ratepayers and electors may deem advisable.
  8. Have heard a parishioner raise concerns over the proposed glamping site in the parish, and the amount of work going on. Also old cars in fields and recent planning applications to increase entrances and a turning circle for sewage vehicles.
  9. Have heard a parishioner raise concerns over the rates the glamping site will be paying, and request the States are contacted to find out further details.
  10. Have heard a parishioner raise concerns on the Ecclesiastical aspect of rates and the Rectory housing a Rector not paying rent. They suggest a workshop made up from the Church, Douzaine and Advocate to discuss this and would like a debate in the States about this.
  11. Signed by M A Ozanne, Dean of the Douzaine
  12. 6th March 2019

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