An overview of who your Councillors and the areas they represent can be viewed here:

Councillors Contact Details

For further details of individual Councillors please scroll down.

The role of a Councillor is a voluntary role with the option to claim an allowance, applicable only to elected members, as set by the parish council on an annual basis.  No claims have been made up to the Municipal year 2017/18.

2017/18 Councillor allowances

Travel allowances for parish purposes are recommended as a maximum of 45p per mile for the first 10,000 miles (25p per mile thereafter) regardless of vehicle engine size, 24p per mile for motor cycles and 20p per mile for travel by cycle.

Maximum rates of  subsistence: maximum rates for breakfast is £6.00, lunch allowance £7.50 and evening meal £12.00:

Meet your Councillors

George Elmer [Parkeston Ward]

Chairman of the Council for the 8th term, George works to represent the the Council and works hard to maintain the Parkeston Cemetery.  In representing the Council George attends meetings of the Tendring District Association of Local Councils and holds much experience in planning issues.

Telephone : 07514 439865

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Robert Passmore [Ramsey Ward]

In his new role as Vice Chairman to the Council Rob supporting the Chairman, George Elmer, Rob will be attending the meetings of the Tendring District Association of Local Councils, Rob also holds the position as Transport representative for the Ramsey Ward and works closely with the Payback Team in arranging projects for the team to carry out in both Ramsey and Parkeston Wards, together with the position of Tree and Footpaths Warden for Ramsey and attends meetings of the ECC Local Highways Panel.

Telephone : 07813 856195

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Tanya Ferguson [Parkeston Ward]

Tanya acts as both Parish Councillor for Parkeston and Tendring District Councillor (Ramsey & Parkeston Wards), allowing Tanya to assist the Parish Council with issues at the next tier of government.

Telephone :  07757 124325

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

 David Bird [Ramsey Ward]

David has been co-opted to the council in 2017 and is working hard to improve his neighbourhood in Clayton Road, Ramsey and the surrounding area.

Telephone: 07586 056217

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Martyn Donn [Ramsey Ward]

Martyn has recently resigned his position working to ensure the maintenance of the Parkeston Cemetery is kept to high standards and his input over the years has set such a high standard.

Telephone :  07773 991663

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Bill Davidson [Parkeston Ward]

Bill continues with the role to represent the Council on the Harwich International Port Liaison Committee, holds the position of Tree and Footpaths Warden for the Parkeston Ward together in working hard in the upkeep of the Parkeston Cemetery.

Telephone :  07506 212377

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Simon Collis [Parkeston Ward]

Simon continues to hold the position as Transport representative for the Parkeston Ward and will support Rob Passmore and Suzanne Howe in attending ECC Local Highways Panel meetings.

Telephone :  07462 914462

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Edwin Ramsay [Ramsey Ward]

Ed will continue in representing the Council in attending meetings of the Harwich International Port Liaison Committee meetings and represent the Parish Council at meetings of Haltermann Carless.

Telephone : 07785 762404

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Vacancy  [Ramsey Ward]

Following the resignation of a Councillor a vacancy has arisen for this ward, contact the clerk for details.

David Smith [Ramsey Ward]

Representing the Council David represents the Council in his capacity as a Governor at the Spring Meadow Primary School bringing a link between the Councillors and students.

Telephone :  07688 492662

 Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Sarah Stertz [Parkeston Ward]

Sarah continues to represent the Council in attending Haltermann Carless meetings.

Telephone :  07909 815266

Notice of Disclosable Pecuniary Interests

Meet your Clerk

Lin Keating

Employed by the Council since October 2004 as Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer.

Telephone : (home) 01255 502616   (mobile) 07790 919094

Serving The Local Community