[HISTORY: Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Shandaken 12-13-78 by resolution. Amendments noted where applicable.]
A commission is hereby established which shall be known and designated as the "Town of Shandaken Youth Commission."
Such Commission shall consist of at least six but not more than 10 members, all residents of the Town of Shandaken, and 1/2 of the members of said Commission shall be at least 21 years of age and the other members shall be at least 14 years of age but not more than 20 years of age.
The members of the Commission will be appointed by the Town Board of the Town of Shandaken for a period of two years and shall be eligible for reappointment to one additional two-year term.
Members of the Commission shall serve without pay.
Vacancies in such Commission occurring other than by expiration of term shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as original appointments.
Members of the Youth Commission shall elect from their own number a Chairman to conduct the Commission's meetings, a Vice Chairman to act in the stead of the Chairman in his absence and a Secretary and shall appoint one member under 21 as a representative to the Ulster County Youth Congress and one member as a representative to the Comprehensive Planning Committee, a committee of the Ulster County Youth Bureau.
The Youth Commission shall meet monthly to research and study the needs and problems of youth in the Town of Shandaken, develop plans and programs to be run by the town, implement programs in conjunction with the Ulster County Youth Bureau, evaluate such programs to determine the effectiveness thereof, coordinate the effective and efficient disbursement of aid received by the town and prepare an annual report for submission to the Ulster County Youth Bureau.
The Youth Commission is to report directly to the Board all its findings and recommendations and, in conjunction with the Board, request assistance from the various youth agencies in Ulster County and New York State to establish and implement youth programs.