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Minutes of Teen Center Sub-Committee, 07/22/2015

AGENDA: Teen Center Sub-Committee

RECEIVED 07/29/2015 1:10pm

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Filed subject to approval.

Present: Dolan, Alward, Board, Julia Pemberton (8:00). Absent: Mitchell.

Joseph Dolan called the July 22 meeting to order at 7:35.

Motion: move to accept minutes of the May 27 meeting as amended to read that Linda Mitchell agreed to serve as Secretary for that meeting only. Alward, Board. Approved. Unanimous.

Discuss Committee member make up and possible additions.

Mark Zaia submitted to Selectman for approval. Kate Schwartz to be submitted. Other names discussed.

Review Committee timing to report and set regular meeting schedule.

Report findings in January 2016. Agreed to establish regular meeting schedule on the second Wednesday of the month for the remainder of the 2015 calendar year.

Establish action plan for next steps.

Discussed possible information gathering approaches including: survey, other teen centers, community forum, and student forum, to determine interest, community support and how other centers have been established. Discussed possible organizational structure and departmental placement of a teen center.

Agreed to prepare questions for a survey and questions for directors at teen other centers by the next scheduled meeting (Aug 12).

Discussed September as deadline for addition of new members.


Motion: move to adjourn the meeting. Board, Alward. Approve. Unanimous

Meeting adjourned at 8:27 pm

Submitted by Joseph Dolan.