Minutes of the Youth Committee Meeting held on Tuesday 27 May 2003 at 7.30pm at Milton Community Centre Present: HM Smith (chair) EH Baker RH Chapman L Henderson LC Twinn 227/03 1 Election of Chairman - HMW was elected chairman. 2 Apologies for absence K D'Arcy 228/03 3 Minutes - the minutes of the meeting of 22 April 2003 were approved subject to two minor amendments. Rules would be need to be re-worked. The table football was popular although it had not encouraged more youngsters to attend. 229/03 4 Summer Scheme A youth workers' meeting had taken place on 23 May and a report was circulated. As a result the committee recommended that Council allow KD up to £500 towards Summer sessions (but not towards trips) leaving £300 from the budget for other activities. [As PC Shulver had to leave the meeting he explained that he would investigate reports of vandalism. He had been notified of only three incidents recently]. 230/03 5 Ideas to encourage broader participation Between 10 and 15 youngsters attended MYC regularly. There was a perceived difference in the aims and objectives of youth work in Milton between IVC and MPC Youth Committee. [IVC were targeting those "at risk"]. IVC should take into account Milton's views. It was AGREED to ask Margaret Ward to conduct an audit and advise KD about the best way forward. Action: LH and HMS KD hoped to start a Wednesday evening session 6.30pm to 8.30pm for years 7 + 8. 231/03 6 Any other business Newsletter - EHB was preparing a newsletter with the aim of increasing a positive image of the youth club - to be delivered to the whole village - cost about £80. It was hoped to receive donations towards the costs. Noted that there are about 500 youngsters living in the village. Healthy Eating - it was agreed to try to sell "less sugary" food at the club. The meeting ended at 9.55pm.