Decision details

Nurturing Growth - Delivering an Economic Development Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


(1)        That the results of the consultation on the Council’s Economic Development Strategy ‘Nurturing Growth’ be noted and the revised Strategy, as set out in Appendix 1 of the report, be adopted;


(2)        That the development of a delivery plan for Nurturing Growth be agreed, setting out a phased implementation programme that would be monitored as part of the revised Corporate Strategy;


(3)        That the prioritisation of the following four key actions over the course of the delivery plan be agreed:


            (i)         Local High Streets;


            (ii)        Rural Strategy;


            (iii)       North Weald Airfield as a location of economic growth; and


            (iv)       Infrastructure;


(4)        That the allocation of District Development Funding in the sum of £35,000 in 2020/21 and £50,000 in 2021/22 be agreed, as already earmarked, for the appointment of a member of staff on a fixed term basis to deliver actions identified in the Strategy, including work to support the sustainability of local high streets.

Report author: John Houston

Publication date: 20/04/2020

Date of decision: 15/04/2020

Decided at meeting: 15/04/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/04/2020

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