Stronger Place Select Committee
Tuesday, 29th September, 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting on Zoom. View directions

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Webcasting Introduction

1. This virtual meeting is to be webcast. Members are reminded of the need to unmute before speaking.


2. The Chairman will read the following announcement:


“I would like to remind everyone present that this meeting will be broadcast live to the internet (or filmed) and will be capable of repeated viewing (or another use by such third parties). Therefore by participating in this virtual meeting, you are consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for webcasting and/or training purposes. If members of the public do not wish to have their image captured they should ensure that their video setting throughout the virtual meeting is turned off and set to audio only.


Please also be aware that if technical difficulties interrupt the meeting that cannot be overcome, I may need to adjourn the meeting.”

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Apologies for Absence

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Substitute Members

To report the appointment of any substitute members for the meeting.

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Declarations of Interest

To declare interests in any item on the agenda.

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Notes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 348 KB

To agree the notes of the meeting of the Select Committee held on 9 July 2020.

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Terms of Reference & Work Programme pdf icon PDF 22 KB

(Chairman/Lead Officer) The Overview and Scrutiny Committee has agreed the Terms of Reference and work programme for this select committee. Members are invited at each meeting to review both documents (see attached).

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Stronger Place Select Committee - Corporate Programme Governance pdf icon PDF 274 KB

To consider the attached report on the internal governance that has been established to manage and deliver the programmes of work aligned to the Stronger Place ambitions in 2020/21.

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Covid-19 Recovery Update pdf icon PDF 248 KB

To consider the attached report (to follow).

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Local Economic Business Recovery

To consider the update on the local economic development plan (report to follow).

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Planning Development and Improvement Programme pdf icon PDF 246 KB

(a)          To consider progress on the North Weald Airfield Masterplan (report to follow);


(b)          To consider the attached report on the progress of the emerging Local Plan and Government White Paper - Planning for the Future.

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Draft Sustainability Guidance for the District and Harlow and Gilston Garden Town pdf icon PDF 406 KB

To consider the Cabinet report on the Draft EFDC Sustainability Guidance (report to follow).

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Update on Review of Service Charges pdf icon PDF 390 KB

To consider the attached report that provides an update on the ongoing review of services charges across the District.

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Council Housebuilding Progress Report and the future approach to site selection pdf icon PDF 399 KB

To consider the attached progress report on phases 3 and 4 and the approach to site selection of phase 5 of the Council Housebuilding Programme.

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Dates of Future Meetings

To note that the next meeting of the Select Committee will be held at 7.00pm on 12 January 2021.

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