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General Services Committee

To be accountable to the States for the provision and implementation of all Government services provided and/or required by legislation, resolution or policy of the States within agreed budgets.

  • Duties & Powers

    • 1. To liaise with the Policy and Finance Committee in relation to budgetary and legislative requirements.

    • 2. To operate within the policies, guidelines and resolutions of the States.

  • Responsibilities

    • 1. to be accountable for the administration of the harbour and its functions and to make recommendations to the Policy and Finance Committee on all fees, dues and charges required to be levied by legislation.

    • 2. to deal with shipping and all matters relating to the sea.

    • 3. to be responsible for the continuing investigations into a marina in Alderney.

    • 4. to deal with all matters relating to Transport and Traffic Control Matters.

    • 5. to deal with all matters relating to the roads and railway.

    • 6. to administer and maintain all States' buildings including offices; to be accountable for all public works; to place contracts for public works; to be responsible for refuse collection and its disposal.

    • 7. to be responsible for the Fire Brigade; for emergency services; for sewage disposal;

    • 8. to be accountable for all States' properties which are not the responsibility of the Policy and Finance Committee.

    • 9. to be responsible for recreation and sports activities.

    • 10. to be responsible for the Saye Beach Camp site.

    • 11. to be responsible for all matters relating to the allocation of States key worker housing.

    • 12. to be accountable as the Water Board for the provision of water supplies on the Island in accordance with the legislation applicable thereto.

    • 13. to be responsible for the leasing of all States Properties, other than Forts, in the ownership of the States; to be responsible for all Property Asset Management issues; to deal with all matters relating to agriculture, livestock, other animals, birds and vermin; to administer the Island of Burhou; to be responsible for forestation and fencing and management of all States land including the consolidation of parcels and not to reduce the area of such land without the authority of the States; and be responsible for the slaughterhouse.

    • 14. to be responsible for all matters relating to sea fisheries.

    • 15. to be responsible for the environmental monitoring and the co-ordination of public services in the event of a Civil Emergency.

  • Meetings

    • The General Service Committee meet every month, except in August. A calendar is available via the downloads section on this page. 

  • Agendas and minutes

  • Data Protection

    • For details regarding how the Committee processes personal data, please see the Data Protection page.