APPLICATIONS FOR THE YOUTH COUNCIL
The City invites interested residents wishing
to serve on the Youth Council to submit an application. Residents interested in
serving may obtain an application from the City Clerk’s Office located in La Cañada
Flintridge City Hall, 1327 Foothill Boulevard, La Cañada Flintridge. For
additional inquiries, please call (818) 790-8880. The deadline for filing
applications is Friday, March 31, 2017
by 5:00 p.m.
Application for Youth Council
The purpose of the Youth
Council is to provide a forum specifically for the discussion of youth
issues and to expose youth to the nature and scope of city government.
Duties of all Youth Council members include proposing, developing and
recommending programs intended to provide recreational opportunities, skills development,
independence and self-acknowledgement and to promote acceptance of
youth in all aspects of community through cooperation with and assisting
community agencies and city departments in order to foster mutual understanding
and respect for youth. Youth
Council members also recommend to the City Council changes in procedure, policies and legislation
for the purposes of improving youth involvement in the community.
Membership: The Youth Council consist of nine members, five
are appointed by the City Council from a pool of resident applicants and four are appointed by one of the
four local high schools (which
may not be residents of the City). Members
are between the ages of 14-19. Members of the Youth Council
shall not serve on one of the City’s other seven (7) Commissions/Committees
simultaneously (with the exception of the Joint Use Committee). Other than City Council members, persons elected to any office may serve as a City Commissioner except as provided by Government Code section 1099 and/or any other applicable law.
Compensation: Youth Council Members do not receive any
The Youth Council meets on the 1st Friday of each month at 3:30 PM in the Council Chambers at City Hall.
Youth Council Agendas Youth Council Minutes
Youth Council staff liaison, Christina Nguyen at (818) 790-8880; firstname.lastname@example.org
Christopher Ignacio Hidalgo
|Youth Council Advisor
Mayor Pro Tem Michael T. Davitt