Minutes of the Youth Committee Meeting held on Monday 11 June 01 at 8.00pm in the Community Centre Present: HM Smith (chair) L Henderson DJ Lee S Lester GM Richardson J Sandford LC Twinn The clerk 1 Apologies for absence JE Coston RLE Waters PC Shulver 341/01 2 Election of Chairman - HMS was elected chairman. 342/01 3 Election of Chairman of MYCMG - HMS was elected chairman. 343/01 4 Minutes - The minutes of the meeting of 26 March 01 were approved and signed as a true record. Matters arising (192/01) Building - the B&Q scheme proved to be of little benefit. Telephone Line - noted that the rental was £9.99 per month. Prince's Trust - SL had information about the Prince's Trust. 344/01 5 Milton Youth Centre a) Building - i) Carpets - in response to a request from the MCC staff LH had obtained a quotation of £150 for a carpet (fitting extra). LH would investigate the full costs. There was no consensus, however, that a carpet should be bought. It was agreed to explore whether the floor could be sealed. ii) Blinds - there had been two break-ins recently - a microwave and a kettle were stolen. In addition the football club had reported vandalism. JS would investigate a type of protection for the windows. b) Clubs - Paula Toates had left. Patrick Scales had been appointed as Milton's senior youth worker on Scale Y5 £12.57 per hour for 3 hours per session. The drop-in would now run from 7pm to 9.30pm. c) Staffing - HMS was advertising for more staff in the hope that the drop-in could be open for another evening each week. d) Planning for September - AGREED to accept T Hough's proposals for Youth provision as detailed in his letter dated 8 June 01. This would entail a cost of £1050.97 for extra weeks in term time (already budgeted for) and an extra £423.78 towards a worker to develop opportunities for taking part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme. Histon, Impington, Girton and Milton would share the costs of this scheme equally. The clerk to confirm with T Hough. 345/01 6 Long Term Plans AGREED to convene a meeting with the football and cricket clubs with a view to setting up a working party to explore a permanent building and funding. J Batchelor from Linton would be invited as he had been involved in a successful bid for lottery funds. 346/01 7 Summer Holiday Bus Project - AGREED not to take part in the bus activities at a cost of £510. It was felt that it would be better value if Pat Scales could organise Summer activities. LH to speak to PS. 347/01 8 Local Partnerships A letter from C Thomas Community Education Manager Linton Village College was received and noted. J Batchelor, Chairman of Linton Action for Youth, was willing to talk to other groups about Linton's experiences. 348/01 9 Mini-ramp A written request for a mini-ramp was received. SL would talk to the youngsters. 349/01 10 Any other business - CAYC AGM set for Thursday 14 June. The meeting ended at 9.30 pm.