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Youth commission powers & duties

  1. To provide recommendations and advice to the city council, the youth development policy manager, and the Youth, Parks, and Community Enrichment Department on policies, projects, programs, and other matters pertaining to youth. The matters upon which the Commission will provide recommendations and advice may be referred to the Commission by the city council, the youth development policy manager, the director of the Youth, Parks, and Community Enrichment Department, the community, or members of the Commission. To assist the Youth, Parks, and Community Enrichment Department in promoting city services and functions relating to youth. 

  2. To assist youth in understanding the workings of city government and to encourage youth to actively participate in community affairs and city programs.

  3. To conduct an annual workshop to review the city's annual operating budget and capital improvement plan relating to youth programs and projects.

  4. To conduct studies and investigations and coordinate with other youth groups and organizations regarding youth issues and needs.

  5. To review complaints and other matters pertaining to youth issues as requested by the youth development policy manager, the director of the Youth, Parks, and Community Enrichment Department, or the city council.