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Official symbols of the commune

Official symbols of the commune

Coat of arms, the colours and the flag of the Town and Commune of Serock were approved by Serock’s Town Council Resolution No 92/XVI/95 of April 22, 1995.

COAT OF ARMS OF THE TOWN AND COMMUNE OF SEROCK

Coat of arms of the Town and Commune of Serock is the emblem of Serock. There is a figure of St. Adalbert in a bishop’s attire situated against light blue background. He holds a gold crosier in his right hand while the left one is bent and rests on his chest. St. Adalbert is wearing a golden chasuble with a red stripe in the middle. The bottom part of the attire is white. His face and hands are white and he has golden feet. On the right side of the Saint Patron is the capital "S" which stands for "Sanctus"; on the left is the capital "A" which stands for "Adalbertus".
The emblem is put up in offices and conference rooms belonging to organs of the commune as well as to other communal units.

THE COLOURS OF THE TOWN AND COMMUNE OF SEROCK

The colours of the Town and Commune of Serock are light blue, golden, white and red. They are arranged in parallel stripes. The top stripe, which takes up seven twelfths of the flag's width, is blue. Underneath are the following stripes: golden, white and red, each of them taking up one twelfth of the width. The bottom stripe is light blue and it takes up two twelfths of the width. The colours constitute the Town and


THE FLAG OF THE TOWN AND COMMUNE OF SEROCK

The flag of the Town and Commune is a rectangular piece of fabric in communal colours. It is situated at the top of the mast in front of the seat of local authorities.
The flag is raised on or in front of the buildings which are the seats of local authorities' organs. On the occasion of celebrations, holidays and local anniversaries flags are also put up on other buildings in public places to emphasise the solemn character of the days.

THE BUGLE CALL OF THE TOWN AND COMMUNE OF SEROCK

The communal bugle call was approved by the Town Council Resolution No 654/LXXXI/2002 of April 27, 2002 on the communal bugle call enactment. The bugle call is based on the motives taken from Stanisław Moniuszko’s opera “Halka”. A libretto for it was written by Włodzimierz Wolski who played an important role in the history of Serock. The music was composed by Mieczysław Leśniczak. The bugle call is played every day at midday except bank holidays of May 3 and November 11.
 
THE CARILLON

The carillon is based on the melody of the “Serock quick waltz” which was composed by Marian Różycki, a music teacher from Serock. The carillon is played every day, twenty- four hours a day, on the hour.
THE INSIGNIA

By the Town Council Resolution No 321/XL/2005 of May 30, 2005 on the Town and Commune of Serock Insignia Enactment and their usage rules determination, there were approved the Town and Commune of Serock Mayor’s Chains with coat of arms of the Town and Commune of Serock and the Town Council Chairman’s Chains with coat of arms of the Town and Commune of Serock.

The Insignia are worn by the entitled persons on special occasions of great significance to the Republic of Poland, Masovian Voivodeship or the Town and Commune of Serock, in particular:

 

  • during the first and the last Town Council session in a term
  • during Town Council sessions of solemn character
  • during Town Council sessions at the moment of conferring the Honourable Citizenship of the Town of Serock and the Town and Commune of Serock Order of Merit; the Insignia are also worn during celebrations of awarding the resolution of conferring the Honourable Citizenship of the Town of Serock and the Town and Commune of Serock Order of Merit
  • during communal celebrations
  • during the celebrations of May 3 Constitution Holiday and the National Independence Day
  • during celebrations when orders, state decorations, departmental badges or medals are awarded
  • during celebrations when the Act of Granting Polish Citizenship is conferred or when the National Identity Card is presented to the persons of foreign citizenship


The Mayor’s and the Town Council Chairman’s chains are different when it comes to the colour of the links and the shield – the mayor bears golden chains and the chairman silver ones. The chain has a shield with the figure of St. Adalbert which has been carved in brass. The background made of tombac or copper has been covered with light blue glaze (porcelain enamel burnt in 700 degrees Celsius). The figure of St. Adalbert and the two letters “S” and “A” beside have been galvanically processed to be gold- or silver-plated. The chain links are made of brass which has been galvanically covered with gold or silver coating. In order to have the chain arranged in a regular semicircle on the person’s chest and back, it has been joined crosswise with an additional chain consisting of small but strong links. The names of consecutive mayors and chairmen and their years in the office will be engraved on the chain links.


The Emblem, the colours and the flag of the Town and Commune of Serock have been accepted by the City Council in accordance with the bill number 92/XVI/95 that was passed on April 22nd 1995.