City of Harrisburg, PA
Dauphin County
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[HISTORY: Adopted by the City Council of the City of Harrisburg by Ord. No. 8-1978. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Curfew: see Ch. 3-333.
Open Meetings Law: see 65 Pa.C.S.A. § 701 et seq.
Purchase of alcoholic beverages: see Ch. 3-347.
The purpose of the Youth Commission shall be to advise the City government on all matters pertaining to youth in the City and to offer recommendations on issues of concern to our youth.
[Amended 4-28-2015 by Ord. No. 2-2015]
The Youth Commission shall consist of 11 residents of the City who shall be between the ages of 11 and 18 inclusive. Commission members reaching the age of 19 during the course of their term shall complete the term to its conclusion.
Commission members shall be students representing the following schools according to the ratio as indicated below:
Student Representatives
Harrisburg High and SciTech High Schools
Harrisburg charter and private schools
Harrisburg Career Academies
At the beginning of each school year, Youth Commission members shall be selected through an application process administered by the City.
[Amended 9-12-2017 by Ord. No. 10-2017]
Terms of office shall be one year, and members shall serve without compensation.
In the event of a vacancy on the Commission, a school district official shall determine the method of filling the vacancy for the remaining portion of the unexpired term.
[Amended 9-12-2017 by Ord. No. 10-2017]
Following the selection of all 11 members, the Commission shall assemble and organize at the direction of the Mayor and Council for the purpose of electing a Chairperson, Vice Chairperson and a Secretary. The City Clerk shall provide staff services to the Commission.
After the Commission's organization, it shall establish and approve its bylaws and shall thereafter meet once a month at a place, date and time set by the Commission.
The Directors of the Departments of Building and Housing Development, Parks, Recreation and Enrichment, and Public Safety, or appropriate departmental designees, shall be ex officio members of the Youth Commission.
[Amended 6-8-2010 by Ord. No. 6-2010]