[HISTORY: Adopted by the Council of the City of Schenectady 2-25-2019 by Ord. No. 2019-01. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Former Ch. 106, Water Pollution Control, Department of, adopted 9-13-1982 by L.L. No. 4-1982, was repealed 12-27-1988 by L.L. No. 6-1988. See now the Charter, Art. II, Department of Water and Wastewater.
The Youth Advisory Board is hereby established to advise the City Council on matters related to youth.
The Youth Advisory Board shall have the power to plan and organize youth summits and neighborhood meetings throughout the City; develop and recommend the adoption of policies, programs and services that empower, support and inform the youth of the City; advise the City Council on issues that relate to youth; and build partnerships with individuals, groups and organizations that impact both youth and families.
The City Council shall appoint up to 17 members. Twelve of the members are youth members between the ages of 13 and 20 and attend a school that services Schenectady City residents or live within the City. Three members are adult members, over the age of 20, preferably each residing in a different neighborhood of the City. Two members are City Council members, whom are appointed by the City Council President. The Mayor shall appoint one member to sit as a nonvoting member of the Youth Advisory Board.
Except for vacancies in unexpired terms, members shall serve no more than two two-year terms (Mayor's nonvoting member is exempt from this provision). Youth members who reach the age of 20 while in office shall be deemed to have resigned their positions as of the date of their birthday.
The Youth Advisory Board shall meet as necessary to perform its duties. Notice of any meeting of the Youth Advisory Board, and the agenda for such meeting, shall be posted on the City's website and including in the official City newspaper.
A majority of voting members shall constitute a quorum.