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October 2020 HGB meeting – Agenda

Published: 22 October 2020

AGENDA for a meeting of the HERTFORDSHIRE GROWTH BOARD to be held via Teams Teleconference on Tuesday 13th October 2020, 16:30- 18:30

Members of the Board

Council Leaders
L Cocking, Broxbourne Borough Council
A Williams, Dacorum Borough Council
L Haysey, East Herts District Council
D Williams, Hertfordshire County Council
M Bright, Hertsmere Borough Council
M Stears-Handscomb, North Hertfordshire District Council
C White, St Albans City and District Council
S Taylor, Stevenage Borough Council
S Giles-Medhurst, Three Rivers District Council
P Taylor (Mayor), Watford Borough Council
T Kingsbury, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Council Chief Executives
J Stack, Broxbourne Borough Council
S Marshall, Dacorum Borough Council
R Cassidy, East Herts District Council
O Mapley, Hertfordshire County Council
S Bijle, Hertsmere Borough Council
A Roche, North Hertfordshire District Council
A Foley, St Albans City and District Council
M Partridge, Stevenage Borough Council
J Wagstaff, Three Rivers District Council
D Nolan, Watford Borough Council
R Bridge, Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership
M Bretton, Chairman
N Hayes, Chief Executive

Hertfordshire Growth Board
P Dell, Director – Hertfordshire Growth

Hertfordshire County Council
M Kemp – Director Environment and Infrastructure
J Tiley – Head of Spatial Planning

1. Apologies


2. Minutes

To confirm the Minutes of the Board meeting held on 8 September 2020 here.

3. Presentation – Overview of South East Herts Economic recovery proposals

Jeff Stack – CEX Borough of Broxbourne.

4. Presentation – Hertfordshire Economic Recovery Plan

Neil Hayes – Hertfordshire LEP.

5. Hertfordshire Growth Board (HBG) Programmes update

Report attached

Programme updates from Political and Chief Executive leads:

  • Hertfordshire Southern East – West Growth Corridor Programme Board
  • Hertfordshire Northern East – West North Growth Corridor and NEC Joint Planning Update

6. Hertfordshire Growth Board – MHCLG Workstream: Update on status of Growth and Housing Deal discussions

Confidential item – not for future publication due to the confidential and developing nature of the strategic matters covered by the report and appendices

7. Hertfordshire Growth Board – Growth Board Joint Committee timetable and implementation update

Report attached

8. Growth Board Work Programme 2021 – proposed approach

Patsy Dell (verbal update).

9. Growth Board Joint Response to consultation on the ‘Planning for the Future’ White Paper

Report attached.

10. Standing items

South West Herts Joint Plan
S Marshall, Dacorum Borough Council (verbal update).

11. Date of next meeting

The next planned meeting will be held on 17 December 2020 09:30 to 11:30 via Teams Teleconferencing unless advised otherwise.

12. Any other business

If you require further information about this agenda, please contact Stephanie Tarrant, Democratic and Statutory Services, Hertfordshire County Council on Telephone 01992 555481, or email