A nice report for the elected officials of the inter-municipal youth council of Saint-Flour co (Cantal)
At a time when some people are starting to want to go out clubbing, they have made a commitment… to create clubs. Because it is this object that symbolizes the results of the three-year mandate of the seventeen college students elected to the intercommunal youth council, the first including the territories of Caldaguès-Aubrac and Pierrefort.
What you need to know about the Saint-Flour inter-municipal youth council
“Shortly after their installation, their first action was to have suggestion boxes put up in each of the intermunicipal colleges, which played the game very well” recalls Delphine Barrier, Saint-Flour community agent who supervised them.
From these contributions, and from their own ideas, they drew the great project of their mandate: to install reading boxes in the municipalities that wished to host them. “They carried out the project from A to Z, explains Jérôme Payrat, from the OMJS, their other supervisor. They discussed the ideas, studied the feasibility of the project. Looked for a service provider to carry them out, and even had to change them. Because the EMI, which was supposed to take care of it, was unable to do so. After too much renewal of students, they no longer had the skills. They therefore called on the CAT and the SEEM company from Coren. Then they approached the town halls to find out which municipalities would like it. “A project that has been made complicated by the Covid, which has loosened the links to the point that some elected officials have withdrawn.
Like the grown-ups
But who by the way.
In the end, you experienced the problem that we have: how to ensure continuity of service, how to continue working for the territory despite this unprecedented crisis
summarize the president of intercommunality, Céline Charriaud.
But these three years can be contained in these boxes. Because this mandate will also have been an opportunity for young people to lead a real civic journey. Thus, they were able to take advantage of a trip to Paris, a first for some, where they visited the Senate, the National Assembly with their elected officials, and where they even rekindled the flame of the unknown soldier on the blocked Champs-Élysées. for the occasion. But each meeting was also an opportunity to show them how the territory’s public services work, says Jérôme Payrat. We went to visit the Ruynes service center just after it opened, the Besserette wood heating network… ”
“You were able to better understand the institutions, and discover all the stages of democracy, appreciate Céline Charriaud. But also the functioning of intermunicipal co-operation, its links with the municipalities, how the two strategies must work together and not against each other. Hope this made you want to commit later. “
“This is the case”, Mike advances, at the end of this period which he will have judged “very nice and very instructive”. “It allowed us to express our ideas, whereas we don’t usually have the opportunity,” adds Lucile. “And the fact that we were able to complete our project is really great. “
If the latter, the only one still a college student, could seek a new mandate, she will not do so, her studies taking her away from Saint-Flour. Place therefore for new elected officials, for a further period of three years. And first of all, to an electoral campaign, which will soon be launched in the colleges of the sector.