In the news: February 2022
In the news: Council equipment improves digital access for borough's school children
Councillors joined representatives from Basildon-based charity, Every Child Online as they donated a number of refurbished laptops to Woodlands School in Basildon on Tuesday 22 February.
In the news: Basildon Council to raise Ukrainian flag in solidarity with Ukrainian people
On Tuesday 1 March, the Mayor of Basildon will raise the Ukrainian flag over the Basildon Centre to show solidarity with the Ukrainian people after Russian invasion.
In the news: Councillors agree annual budget and freeze Council Tax for 2022/23
Basildon Council's portion of council tax will be frozen for 2022/23 and millions of pounds will be invested in ambitious programmes to modernise services for residents, as the council's budget is set for 2022/23.
In the news: Statement from Council Leader following Emergency Motion on 10 February 2022
Leader of Basildon Council, Cllr Andrew Baggott, has issued a short update following a decision made at an Extraordinary Council meeting on Thursday 10 February, and the subsequent statement from Basildon Council's Monitoring Officer.
In the news: Councillors welcome new homes exclusively for borough residents
Councillors have welcomed the handover of six new homes, which have been made available exclusively for residents of the borough through shared ownership and Basildon Council's Homeseekers Register.
In the news: Statement from Basildon Council's Monitoring Officer on Emergency Motion at Council meeting on 10 February 2022
Basildon Council's Monitoring Officer has written to all Basildon Councillors regarding the decision made at Extraordinary Council meeting on 10 February 2022.
In the news: Councillors agree first approval for a Council Tax freeze for 2022/23
Councillors agreed proposals to freeze the Basildon Council proportion of residents' Council Tax for the year 2022/23 at a meeting of the Resources and Commercial Committee on Tuesday 8 February 2022.
In the news: Councillors to discuss proposals to freeze Council Tax for 2022/23
Councillors will discuss proposals to freeze the Basildon Council proportion of residents' Council Tax for the year 2022/23 at a meeting of the Resources and Commercial Committee on Tuesday 8 February 2022.
In the news: Public hearing date set
A date has been set for a Hearing in respect of land west of Hillview, Southend Arterial Road, Wickford, Essex, SS12 9HZ
In the news: Apprentices share their story to mark National Apprenticeship Week
Former apprentice Claire Evans has worked with Basildon Council since 2013. Here, Claire talks about her journey with Basildon Council and how the apprenticeship scheme was the perfect starting point.