Our Parish Councillors

Meet your local Councillors

The Parish Council Meetings are held in the Pavilion at Victory Recreation Ground in Elysian Gardens commencing at 7.30pm.

All Parish Council Meetings are open to the public and agendas are displayed on the Council noticeboards and website in advance of the meetings. Members of the public can address the Council at the start of the meeting on any item appearing on the agenda under the item ‘Public Forum’.

Tollesbury Parish Council has eleven members. The Council’s responsibilities include:

The Recreation Ground, The Pavilion, The Cemetery, The Allotments, Hasler Green, Woodup Pool, Woodrolfe Green, Woodrolfe Hard, Street lights (approx. 40 are owned by the Parish Council), The Lock Up, and War Memorials.

Tollesbury Parish Council has 6 committees as follows:

  • Environment and Amenities Committee.
  • Finance Committee.
  • Woodup Pool.
  • Recreation Ground.
  • Neighbourhood Planning
  • Woodrolfe Hard and Marine Assets

The Parish Council’s representatives are as follows:

  • Fairways Committee – Cllr Harry Nixon
  • Tollesbury Wick Management – Cllr Harry Nixon
  • Police – Cllr Mike Bell
  • Transport Representative – Cllr Mike Bell
  • Mersea Habour Trust – Cllr Simon Plater

The Register of Interest sets out the nature of the interest which must be declared by each Councillor under the following headings:-

Disclosable Pecuniary Interests – Members are required to register not only their own interests under this heading but also those of their spouse or civil partner or of any person with whom they are living as husband and wife or as if they were civil partners and the Member is aware that the other person has the interest.
Other Pecuniary Interests – Members are only obliged to register their own interests under this heading and do not need to include the interests of spouses or civil partners or others.
Registerable Non- Pecuniary Interests – Members are only obliged to register their own interests under this heading and do not need to include the interests of spouses or civil partners or others.

The Monitoring Officer at Maldon District Council is required by the Localism Act 2011 to maintain a Register of Councillors’ interests and to publish the Register on the Council’s website. Members of the public can arrange to view Registers of Interest by contacting the Monitoring Officer monitoring.officer@essex.gov or telephoning 01621 854477. Registers are available to view on Maldon District Council’s website and can also be accessed by clicking here

Next Meeting

Tue 04

Full Council Meeting

August 4 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tollesbury
Sep 01

Full Council Meeting

September 1 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tollesbury
Sep 15

Planning Meeting

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tollesbury

Tollesbury Parish Council Members:

Chairman

Simon Plater

16 North Road

01621 869 302 | 01621 869 625

Member of following committees:

Environment and Amenity
Finance
Neighbourhood Planning
Woodrolfe Hard and Marine Assets

Vice Chairman

Mike Bell

12 Mell Road

01621 869 379

Member of following committees:

Finance
Woodrolfe Hard and Marine Assets
Woodup Pool

Parish Clerk

Michelle Curtis

4 Valkyrie Close

01621 869039

Member of following committees:

Recreation
Woodup Pool

Councillor

Roger Lankester

Elysian Gardens

Member of following committees:

Environment and Amenity
Neighbourhood Planning
Woodrolfe Hard and Marine Assets

Councillor

Rob Cole

Church Street

Member of following committees:

Finance
Recreation

Councillor

Andrew St Joseph

Mell Road

Member of following committees:

Neighbourhood Planning
Woodrolfe Hard and Marine Assets
Recreation

Councillor

Thomas Lowther

Member of following committees:

Recreation
Woodup Pool
Environment and Amenity

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