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Roads Committee Nominations 2020

Roads Committee Nominations 2020

Latest Information as at Thursday 3rd December 2020

The information on this page has been updated on 3rd December 2020, following the latest government COVID guidelines announced in the preceding days:


The Parish had a scheduled Parish Assembly on 9th December, originally to receive nominations and elect members of its Parish Roads Committee.

In light of recent developments and changes in government COVID guidelines, the Constable has concluded that it is not safe or practicable to ask parishioners to attend an Assembly to elect members to the Parish Roads Committee at this time.

In order to meet legal requirements, the Parish Assembly will proceed at 7pm on Wednesday 9th December to receive nominations for Roads Committee members. Nominations will be formally received at the Assembly and, if there are more candidates nominated than the five available positions, the Constable will then defer the election of those nominated until May 2021, when it is hoped that the planned vaccination programme will have commenced and infection rates will have considerably reduced.

Candidates wishing to stand for the Roads Committee should still contact the Parish Secretary, Alison Sweeney, at alison.sweeney@posh.gov.je or 811880, by 5pm on Monday 7th December.

The Parish Assembly will still be available to ‘attend’ online via Zoom. Parishioners wishing to ‘attend’ via Zoom, should contact the Parish Secretary by 5pm on Tuesday 8th December.

It is hoped that the current Roads Committee will continue until the election can take place.

The Parish Assembly 9th December 2020

Nominations for the St Helier Roads Committee will take place at a Parish Assembly at 7pm on Wednesday 9th December 2020.

In light of the changing COVID guidelines, the Assembly will now only receive nominations for members of its Roads Committee.

The Assembly will be held at the Town Hall with strictly limited attendance; all parishioners are invited to attend online using Zoom, please see further details below.

The St Helier Roads Committee

The Roads Committee is the highway authority responsible for administering St Helier’s by-roads. The Committee comprises the Constable, the Dean of Jersey, and five elected members. The Committee meets monthly, focusing on road safety, road maintenance and improvements to roads and public realm, as well as carrying out Branchage visits each year. Members are elected at the Parish Assembly for a period of 3 years.

Nominations to the Roads Committee

Parishioners wishing to stand for election to the Roads Committee are asked to contact Parish Secretary, Alison Sweeney, at a.sweeney@posh.gov.je or 811880. In order to keep the Parish Assembly compliant with current COVID guidelines, candidates are asked to contact the Parish Secretary by 5pm on Monday 7th December, providing their name, address and the names of their proposer and seconder.

Attending the Parish Assembly

Parishioners wishing to attend the Assembly in person or online, are asked to register in advance, by contacting Parish Secretary, Alison Sweeney, at a.sweeney@posh.gov.je or 811880, by 5pm on Tuesday 8th December 2020. Parishioners are encouraged to attend using the online facility, anyone wishing to attend in person is asked to make this clear when registering. Numbers attending in person are strictly limited in line with COVID guidelines.

The Parish is using Zoom to hold this Assembly online. Zoom is operates using Windows, Mac, Android and iPhone devices. Attending the Assembly online using Zoom is free of charge, and joining instructions will be sent in advance to all those registering to attend the Assembly.

Election to the Roads Committee

If there are more candidates nominated than the five available positions, the Constable intends to defer the election of those nominated until May 2021, when it is hoped that the planned vaccination programme will have commenced and infection rates will have considerably reduced.

Further Information

If you require any further information please contact Parish Secretary, Alison Sweeney, at a.sweeney@posh.gov.je or 811880.