Minutes of the Youth Committee Meeting held on Monday 27 January 2003 at 7.30pm at Milton Community Centre Present: HM Smith (chair) EH Baker L Henderson LC Twinn 1 Apologies for absence DJ Lee K Finney PC Shulver 59/03 2 Minutes - the minutes of the meeting of 18 December 02 were approved and signed as a true record. 60/03 Notice Board - £24 was spent to replace the Perspex with a stronger (293/02) material (polycarbonate) as the board was vandalised 48 hours after notices were put up. The board should now be completely vandal proof. HMS and KD have the key. HMS to investigate the possibility of displaying notices from other village groups. Action: HMS 61/03 3 Finances There could possibly be an extra youth club evening as the budget allows for this. Noted that Kate D'Arcy was advertising for a new youth worker for three evenings. A meeting with the new detached youth worker to be confirmed. Action: KD Table Football LH reported on a selection of models and vendors and it was agreed that Robert Sayle was the committee's vendor of preference. Agreed to spend up to £475 inc VAT to buy a table football, LH to decide between models on close inspection. Action: LH (38/03) Skate Park HMS to investigate the lights with the planners. LH to investigate possible use of the cherry picker from Tescos. It was agreed to allocate £569.70 to cover bills for the skate park in the hope that it could be recovered from fundraising efforts. It was agreed to spend up to £100 on the creation of a path between the skate park and the basketball court. A new coat of paint is being put on the half pipe for free. 62/03 4 Evaluation Youth Work Margaret Ward is arranging contact with KD who will inform youth workers as necessary. MW will go unannounced to evenings and then meet with the Youth Committee to report on her evaluation of the provision of youth services in Milton. 63/03 5 Strategy Document The meeting agreed with the aims of the document. A working party was formed. 64/03 6 Any Other Business An IT strategy document was discussed. It was agreed to provide a user agreement for the Youth Club computer. EHB to draft. Action: EHB The meeting ended at 9.30pm.