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Service update: Monday 20th September 2021. All recycling collections, including pink sack and glass collections are back on this week starting with Wickford on Monday 20 September.

Thank you for your patience and understanding whilst services have been disrupted. Please remember to put out your sacks on your usual collection day and note that the Barleylands Recycling Centre has returned to its normal opening times.

Political Structure and Decision Making

At an extraordinary meeting on 25 May 2017, Basildon Borough Council resolved to cease operating a Leader and Cabinet form of governance and to operate a Committee System form of governance with effect from its Annual Meeting, also on 25 May.

At the Annual Meeting on 23 May 2019,  Council adopted the following committee structure to carry out its work and to make its decisions:


        View details plus minutes & agendas


        Policy and Resources Committee

        Housing and Communities Committee

       Neighbourhoods and Public Spaces Committee

        External Affairs, Partnerships and Liaison Committee

        Town Centre Revival Committee

        Infrastructure and Inclusive Growth Committee

        SUB-COMMITTEES (two)

        Staffing Matters and Review Sub-Committee

        Commercialisation and Future Finance Sub-Committee

        (since the Annual Council meeting, two further sub-committees have been set up - the Housing Development Sub-Committee and the Enforcement Sub-Committee)


        Audit and Risk Committee

        Licensing Committee

        Planning Committee


        Joint Standards Committee

        Essex Countywide Traveller Unit Joint Committee

        South Essex Parking Partnership Joint Committee


For enquiries:

Committee and Member Services
Basildon Borough Council
The Basildon Centre
St Martin's Square
SS14 1DL

The Members' Bulletin

The Members' Bulletin is published weekly and is primarily intended for Borough Councillors.

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