Welwyn Hatfield will drive significant population growth in Hertfordshire over the next decade, with at least 107,000 more people expected to live in the county by 2031.
Senior officers at Hertfordshire County Council are set to receive a two per cent pay rise and a £3,000 bonus, provided they've exceeded their targets.
The next chief executive of Hertfordshire County Council has been appointed - earning him more than the Prime Minster as he rakes in £180,000 a year.
The Herts Police and Crime Commissioner has suspended his business case to take over running of the fire service.
Splashlands, Hatfield town centre and fire station closures were among several hot topics discussed by Welwyn Hatfield Council's leader during an in-depth interview with the Welwyn Hatfield Times.
Over 150 people turned up to a meeting in Hatfield amid concerns that the Herts Police and Crime Commissioner's fire service proposal would "put lives at risk".
Services for children with special educational needs are to get a £3 million boost in Hertfordshire.
The leader of Herts County Council has demanded answers from the Department for Transport, Network Rail and Govia Thameslink Railway about the rail chaos which has followed the recent timetable change.
The chief executive of Hertfordshire County Council has announced his retirement.