You can watch the Council meetings normally on Cogeco Cable, Channel 11.2016 Essex County Council Meeting Schedule Meet Your County Council Members Council agendas and reports will be on the Meeting Calendar on the Monday prior to the Council meeting.
Traveller Encampment on Springfield Green - Statement issued 21 September at 9am The travellers left the site at Springfield Green on 20 September and the Chelmsford City Council Grounds team are on site to clean up the area.
Steps to prevent further access by unauthorised vehicles will begin tomorrow (Thursday 22 September).
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Essex County Council is the county council that governs the non-metropolitan county of Essex in England.
It has 75 councillors, elected from 70 divisions, and is currently controlled by the Conservative Party.
At the time of the 2011 census it served a population of 1,393,600, which makes it one of the largest local authorities in England.
As a non-metropolitan county council, responsibilities are shared between districts (including boroughs) and in many areas also between civil parish (including town) councils.
Births, marriages/civil partnerships and death registration, roads, libraries and archives, refuse disposal, most of state education, of social services and of transport are provided at the county level.