There will also be 20% rises in allowances for carers and childcare and a 1,025% hike in the mileage rate for electric cars.
In March, 625 looked-after children (63.9%) were living in Herts compared with 694 youngsters (67.4%) in March last year.
At a public health and community safety cabinet panel meeting, police and crime commissioner David Lloyd highlighted “significant budget pressures”.
Tories pick Simon Penney, Adrien Sella to represent Lib Dems and John Burmicz standing as Independent alongside David Royle and Labour’s Rob Furber.
The Conservative announced her resignation as an assistant whip on her X (formerly Twitter) account the day after Rishi Sunak’s cabinet reshuffle.
Cllr Ben Crystall said Julie Marson should “focus on what’s important - stemming the chaos in her government and minimising division in our community”
Council to take no further action against former chair Cllr Martin Butcher over “deplorable” comments about the Israel-Hamas war.
Schemes, due to be completed in 2024, 2025 and 2026, will ensure a higher quality of treated effluent goes into surrounding waterways.
Liberal Democrat Helen Campbell said: “Salaries and perks have reached eye-watering levels, yet Conservative ministers refuse to act.”
Motion at Eastern Region Green Party’s AGM proposed by district councillor Nick Cox, who will face Julie Marson at next General Election.
Julie Marson calls for probe after leader Cllr Ben Crystall and executive member Vicky Glover-Ward endorse “anti-semitism” jibe on social media.
Exploring the feasibility of road pricing proposals is included in a 90-page document released for six weeks of public consultation.
According to the latest available data from Herts County Council, at the end of June there were 323 jobs on offer.
The by-election will take place on December 7 following the resignation of Conservative Cllr Fred Parr for personal reasons.
Reports by Cllrs Chris Wilson and Vicky Glover-Ward will be considered by the overview and scrutiny committee on Tuesday evening (November 7).