The above link is to the reviewed recommendations for the payment of allowances by Parish and Town Councils within the Tendring District for Municipal Year 2015/16; received by the Ramsey and Parkeston Parish Council on 20th April 2015.
Ramsey & Parkeston fall within Band 2 resulting in maximum recommended allowances of £516 for Councillors and £648 for the Chairman of the parish council.
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:
The parish council made a decision not to claim allowances other than that for the Chairman, currently at £600 per annum for the 2016/17 municipal year.
Full details of all allowances can be found in the booklet linked under the heading above or hard copies are available from the clerk on request.
Meet your Councillors
George Elmer [Parkeston Ward]
Chairman of the Council for the 7th 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Suzanne Howe [Ramsey Ward]
Representing the Council working with the Two Village Primary School in her capacity as a School Governor bringing a link between the Councillors and students.
Telephone : 07786 040598
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
Sarah Stertz [Parkeston Ward]
Sarah continues to represent the Council in attending Haltermann Carless meetings.
Telephone : 07909 815266
Meet your Clerk
Employed by the Council since October 2004 as Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer.
Telephone : (home) 01255 502616 (mobile) 07790 919094