Youth Advisory Commission (YAC)

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Commission established.

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is created and established by the government of the City of Hoboken, a Youth Advisory Commission

The commission shall be established within sixty (60) days after this chapter shall take effect

Purpose.

The purpose of the Youth Advisory Commission (YAC) is to establish a working relationship between the government of the City of Hoboken and the youth of Hoboken.

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Members.

· Appointments shall be made at the first council meeting each September, to coincide with the new academic year:

· The Commission shall consist of twelve (12) youth and one (1) adult member:

· Three (3) youth members will be appointed by the Mayor

· One (1) adult member will be appointed by a majority vote of the Council

· A youth member must be no younger than13 years of age nor older than 19 years of age in the 6th to 12th grade and be a resident of the City of Hoboken;

· Applications for appointment shall be made available through the City Clerk or you can click here

Supervision and Oversight.

· The Commission shall be overseen by a current member of the City Council appointed by the majority of that body as well as one adult member who may not vote except to cast a tie-breaking vote

Chairperson and Vice Chairperson.

· There shall be both a Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson of the Youth Advisory Commission elected by its members;

· The Chairperson and Vice Chairperson shall serve in his or her position for one year and until his or her successor is elected.

Meetings.

· The Youth Advisory Commission shall meet once a month at a designated time and place.

Reports to the City Council.

· The Youth Advisory Commission shall make a report of its progress to the Mayor and Council as needed and not less than twice a year;

· The Youth Advisory Commission shall also report to the Governing Body upon the request of either the Mayor or a resolution of the City Council.

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