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Rodney Lister Bass B.A., F.C.I.B.

Rodney Lister Bass B.A., F.C.I.B.
02 May 2013
01 May 1997
Heybridge and Tollesbury
Five Corners
Maypole Road
Wickham Bishops
01621 891343
07831 310819

Roles and Responsibilities

Cabinet Member for Highways and Transportation

  • Larger schemes/integrated transport and Capital bids

      Transport Boards for Planning Quadrants

      • Local Transport Plan
      • Concessionary Fares
      • Parking Partnership Strategy
      • Ports (with the exception of economic growth related functions)
      • Rail Strategy
      • Street Light Commissioning
      • Traffic Regulation Orders
      • Public Rights of Way (bridleways, footpaths and byways)
      • Park & Ride
      • Road Safety, Essex Casualty Reduction Board and Essex Safety Camera Partnership
      Chairman of the Essex Pension Fund Board
      Chairman of the Essex Pension Fund Board Investment Steering Committee

      Previous Roles and Responsiblities
      Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources 2000-2003
      Cabinet Member for Highways and Transportation 2003-2007
      Vice-Chairman of the Council 2008-2010
      Chairman of the Council 2010-12

    • Since his election to the County Council in 1997 Councillor Bass has been involved in many aspects of County Council business: he served as Chairman of the Council from 2010-12 and Vice Chairman from 2008-10; between 2003 and 2007 he was the Cabinet Member for Highways and Transportation; prior to that he was the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources from 2000.

      Councillor Bass was a Member of Maldon District Council between 1967 and 2007. During that time he chaired many committees and was both Leader and Chairman of that Council for two separate periods. Councillor Bass has also been a member of Great Totham Parish Council since 1970.
    • Curriculum Vitae

    • Electoral Profile
    2012/13: £11499.96 (Basic Responsibility Allowance) £14245.66 (Special Responsibility Allowance)
    2012/13: NIL

    Election History

    Thu 1 May 1997 Wed 6 Jun 2001 Re-elected
    Thu 7 Jun 2001 Wed 4 May 2005 Re-elected
    Thu 5 May 2005 Wed 3 Jun 2009 Re-elected
    Thu 4 Jun 2009 Wed 1 May 2013 Re-elected
    Thu 2 May 2013  

    Party Representation History

    PartyRepresentation FromRepresentation To
    ConservativeThu 1 May 1997

    Ward Representation History

    WardRepresentation FromRepresentation To
    TollesburyThu 1 May 1997 Wed 4 May 2005
    Heybridge and TollesburyThu 5 May 2005

    Current Committee Memberships

    CommitteeRoleJoining Date
    Cabinet Highways and Transportation14 May 2013
    ECC and Essex Fire Authority Joint Standards Committee Substitute30 September 2015
    Essex Pension Strategy Board Chairman14 May 2013
    Full Council Member04 June 2009
    Investment Steering Committee Chairman14 May 2013

    Past Committee Memberships

    CommitteeRoleJoining DateLeaving Date
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    Economic Development, Environment & Highways Policy and Scrutiny Committee Member08 May 201206 May 2013
    Essex Pension Strategy Board Chairman04 June 200903 May 2013
    Investment Steering Committee Chairman04 June 200902 May 2013
    Audit Committee Chairman08 May 201202 May 2013
    Country Parks Task & Finish Group Member17 January 201330 April 2013

    Personal Register of Interests

    Date of NoticeReceipt by Monitoring Officer 
    30 October 201230 October 2012 View
    08 May 201325 June 2013 View

    Meeting Declarations

    There are no meeting declarations for this person.
    Fri, 7 Feb 2014Media Training (London) 
    Wed, 22 Jan 2014Essex Pension Fund Training (Governance) 
    Thu, 16 May 2013Highways 
    Thu, 9 May 2013Introductory Session 2 
    Thu, 9 May 2013Information Technology 
    Wed, 8 May 2013Code of Conduct 
    Tue, 7 May 2013Welcome to the Council  
    Wed, 6 Mar 2013Essex Pension Fund Board Training 
    Thu, 15 Nov 2012Code of Conduct 
    Wed, 31 Oct 2012Social Media 
    Tue, 25 Sep 2012Community Budgets 
    Thu, 9 Aug 2012E-learning: How we behave 
    Thu, 9 Aug 2012E-learning: Information Governance 
    Thu, 9 Aug 2012E-learning: Anti-Fraud and Corruption 
    Tue, 17 Jul 2012E-learning: Diversity and Equality 
    Tue, 17 Jul 2012E-Learning Good Decision Making 
    Wed, 11 Jul 2012Markets and Investment Strategy - Pension Board 
    Tue, 24 Apr 2012Flood Risk in Essex 
    Thu, 8 Mar 2012ESH Member Briefing 
    Wed, 7 Mar 2012Transfers/Employer Issues - Pension Board 
    Tue, 31 Jan 2012ESH Member Briefing 
    Thu, 17 Nov 2011Annual Strategy Day - Pension Board 
    Tue, 25 Oct 2011Council Protocols 
    Tue, 11 Oct 2011Highways Strategic Transformation Seminar 
    Thu, 15 Sep 2011Member Enquiries' Briefing 
    Tue, 12 Jul 2011Corporate Vision 
    Thu, 16 Jun 2011Partnership Working and Locality Boards 
    Tue, 8 Feb 2011Digital Switchover Briefing 
    Mon, 15 Nov 2010Constitution Briefing Session 
    Wed, 3 Mar 2010Code of Conduct 
    Tue, 2 Mar 2010Communications 
    Tue, 9 Jun 2009Introductory Session One 
    Thu, 19 Sep 2013AXA Investment ManagersPension Scheme of the Year Essex Pension Fund nominated. Evening meal followed by awards ceremony£40
    Tue, 1 Oct 2013Baillie Gifford investment manager employed y Essex Pension Fund3 yearly Training event in Edinburgh. Pension fund paid for flights Baillie Gifford paid for one night's accommodation and food including two evening meals£360 approx.
    Tue, 27 May 2014Essex County Cricket ClubLuncheon on third day of Chelmsford City Cricket Festival£25

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