An overview of who your Councillors and the areas they represent can be viewed here:
Councillors Contact Details are in the process of being updated – for any inquiries please contact the Clerk
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 paid during the year can be viewed here: Annual payments year ending 31st March 2018
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
Robert Passmore [Ramsey Ward] – Acting Chairman
Rob is currently Acting Chairman as of 9th July 2018 following the sad passing of our Past Chairman Cllr 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
Anthony Colbourne [Ramsey Ward]
Co-opted onto the Parish Council on 21st June 2018 and has been voted to become the Transport Representative for Ramsey.
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
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
Vacancy [Parkeston Ward]
Following the passing of George Elmer our long standing Parish Councillor and Chairman a vacancy has arisen for this ward, the procedure to advertise this vacancy be in place in a timely manner and in respect of George and his family, at least not until after he is laid at rest.
Meet your Clerk
Employed by the Council since October 2003 as Clerk and Responsible Finance Officer.
Telephone : (home) 01255 502616 (mobile) 07790 919094