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File #: Int 2355-2021    Version: * Name: Composition of the youth board.
Type: Introduction Status: Committee
Committee: Committee on Youth Services
On agenda: 6/30/2021
Enactment date: Law number:
Title: A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the composition of the youth board
Sponsors: Daniel Dromm
Council Member Sponsors: 1
Summary: This bill would require that all members of the youth board have demonstrated relevant experience in the area of youth welfare. Additionally, at least one member of the board should be between the ages of 16-24, in order to ensure actual youth representation.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 2355, 2. Int. No. 2355, 3. June 30, 2021 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 4. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 6-30-21, 5. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - June 30, 2021

Int. No. 2355

 

By Council Member Dromm

 

A Local Law to amend the New York city charter, in relation to the composition of the youth board

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Subdivision b of section 734 of the New York city charter is amended to read as follows:

a.   There shall be in the department a youth board, which shall serve as a forum for representatives of disciplines directly concerned with the welfare of youth.

b.   The youth board shall be representative of the community, and shall include persons representing the areas of social service, health care, education, business, industry and labor. All members shall have demonstrated experience with organizations or activities directly concerned with the welfare of youth. At least one member of the youth board shall be at least 16 years of age and not older than 24 years of age.

c.   The youth board shall consist of up to [twenty-eight] 28 members, appointed by the mayor, [fourteen] 14 of whom shall be appointed upon recommendation of the city council.

d.   The mayor shall designate one of the members of the youth board to be chair.

e.   The members of the youth board shall serve without compensation.

f.   The youth board shall meet at least quarterly.

§ 2. This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

 

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