Agenda and decisions

Executive - Tuesday 28th November, 2023 7.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Wallfields, Hertford. View directions

Contact: Katie Mogan  Tel: (01279) 502172 Email:


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To receive any apologies for absence.


Leader's Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Leader of the Council.



Minutes - 3 October 2023 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To approve as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting held on 3 October 2023.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any Member(s) declaration(s) of interest.


Consideration of mandating card payment facilities in licensed vehicles pdf icon PDF 357 KB

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Watton-at-Stone Neighbourhood Plan pdf icon PDF 260 KB

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Ware Neighbourhood Plan pdf icon PDF 258 KB

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Land at Walkern Road (WAS3) Masterplanning Framework pdf icon PDF 183 KB

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Harlow and Gilston Garden Town - Joint Committee pdf icon PDF 249 KB

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a)    The proposal for the establishment of a Joint Committee (JC) in respect of matters pertaining to the Harlow and Gilston Garden Town be supported.


b)  Subject to all Garden Town partner authorities approving the Agreement, the arrangements set out in the Inter Authority Agreement at Appendix 1 to this report be endorsed and agreed.


c)   Authority be delegated to the Head of Legal and Democratic Services, in consultation with the Leader, to make any necessary, nonconsequential and minor amendments and refer to the HGGT Chair and Director.


d) Authority be delegated to the Head of Legal and Democratic Services to make consequential amendments to the Council’s constitution to facilitate the establishment of the Joint Committee on the basis of the Terms of Reference set out in Schedule 10 of the Inter Authority Agreement once all constituent Council’s have confirmed their approval of the Agreement.


A Listening Council pdf icon PDF 98 KB

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a)       to endorse the draft ‘A Listening Council’ set of principles for informing, engaging and consulting residents, businesses and stakeholders for public consultation.


Community Forums and Development Management Forums pdf icon PDF 200 KB

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(A) To agree the proposal for setting up Community Forums for Strategic Sites as outlined in Appendix A; and


(B) To agree the proposal for establishing a Development Management Forum as outlined in Appendix B.


Health and Safety – Ward Freman Pool pdf icon PDF 282 KB

East Herts Council has recently been made aware of health and safety issues at Ward Freman Pool in Buntingford. As a result of these, the pool will need to close at the end of the school term in December 2023 while potential solutions to the concerns can be further investigated.


To close the pool at the end of the school term in December while further investigations can be undertaken as to potential solutions to remedy the health and safety concerns.


Urgent Business

To consider such other business as, in the opinion of the Chairman of the meeting, is of sufficient urgency to warrant consideration and is not likely to involve the disclosure of exempt information.