Cllr Gavin Callaghan and Cllr Aidan McGurran have written to Dr Mike Gogarty, Director of Public Health for Essex, requesting an enquiry into the impact the virus has had on BAME communities in Basildon borough and the effectiveness of local responses - saying Basildon Council will fully support this in any way it can.
Residents are being asked to give their views on plans to improve Laindon High Road.
Leader of the Basildon Council Councillor Gavin Callaghan has written to Rebecca Pow MP, Minister at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs to ask again that she remove the threat of a damaging Charging Clean Air Zone (CAZ) being introduced in Basildon.
Following the Bank Holiday on Monday 25 May all waste and recycling collections for the Basildon borough will be a day later than usual.
The borough's tennis courts, ball courts, Basildon Golf Course, and fishing lakes have reopened in line with government guidance, and grass cutting on estates will resume today (Thursday 14 May) across the borough.
Councillors have approved next steps for the Basildon town centre masterplan ahead of a summer public consultation.
Basildon Council has announced that Barleylands Recycling Centre is being prepared for reopening - with strict social distancing measures in place for public and staff safety.
Councillors are being asked to consider next steps for the Basildon town centre masterplan ahead of a summer public consultation.