Stroud District Councillors’ Report

December 2017

Summary of SDC Wotton Ward Councillors’ Council meetings and local business.

Housing Committee meeting 12 Dec (Cllr Braun)

Environment Committee meeting 14 December (Cllr Tucker)

Community Services and Licensing Committee meeting 7 December (Cllr Butcher)

Stroud Subscription Rooms

An extra meeting of the Strategy & Resources Committee (Strategy, overview and governance) was held on 5 December to discuss the recommendations of a task and finish group on the future of the Sub Rooms. Following huge strong local and political support for the sub rooms to remain in public ownership (#SaveOurSubs), the Committee decided not to accept any of the bids considered by the previous group and to convene a new group, whose meetings will be held in public, to ensure that there is transparency in future discussions. Objectives of the new group are:

The new group will report back to the Strategy and Resources Committee on 12 April 2018. For more details see final motion in minutes.