Minutes of the Youth Committee Meeting held on Wednesday 1 November 2000 at 6.00pm in the Sycamores Pavilion Present: HM Smith (chair) L Henderson S Lester GM Richardson J Sandford The clerk SJ Daniels 1 Apologies for absence PB Gillings DJ Lee 503/00 2 Chairman HMS was elected vice-chairman for the year and thus took the chair for the meeting. 504/00 3 Minutes The minutes of the meetings of 27 September and 11 October were approved and signed as a true record. (435/00) Grant - SCDC had awarded the youth committee a grant of £3400. (437/00) Prince's Trust - SL would contact M Croxon. 505/00 4 Building and Equipment Progress Building - The work on the building should be finished within three days. As there was moisture in the building the clerk would hire a dehumidifer for two days. Electricity and water meters would need to be read before opening. Equipment - an armchair, sofa, microwave and television had been received. LH had organised repairs to a table tennis table. JS and SL offered to collect a pool table from Luton at £250 + travelling costs. SL and HMS were hoping to acquire a computer. A fridge/freezer and kettle were still needed. 506/00 5 Bus Project Report A report from the bus project was received and noted. 507/00 6 Youth Councils HMS reported on a day conference about youth councils. It was felt that the committee could allocate some funds to Milton's "youth council" (when formed) to organise activities. 508/00 7 Tenders No tenders had been received though Tony Hough IVC had sent a breakdown of costs for 3 evenings per week drop-in. It was agreed that a letter expressing committee's displeasure at IVC's apparent lack of commitment to the project and disregard of Milton's hard work be sent to head of Community Education Shire Hall with copy to the warden of IVC. JS (with input from HMS) to compose letter. 509/00 8 Play Equipment It was understood that MCC was making a grant of £1000 towards the teenage play equipment on Coles Road Recreation Ground. AGREED by all to make a grant of £5464 towards the play equipment. The meeting ended at 7.55pm.