[Amended 6-16-2011 by L.L. No. 5-2011]
There shall be a Youth Bureau, headed by a Youth Bureau Director. Among the powers and duties of the Youth Bureau Director, but not by way of limitation, shall be the:
Development of effective policies and programs for the prevention and control of juvenile delinquency and youth crime.
Coordination of the activities of public and private agencies devoted to the prevention of delinquency and youth crime and provision of consultative service thereto.
Assistance in facilitating the development and coordination of youth services within the city, and coordination of the same with concurrent activities by the county.
Submission to the Mayor of such reports, data and other information as he/she may require or as may otherwise be appropriate, from time to time, regarding youth policies, programs and services throughout the city.
Except as may otherwise be provided in the Charter or this chapter, performance of such other and related duties as may be required by the Mayor.
Editor's Note: This local law passed at referendum on 11-8-2011.
There shall be within the Youth Bureau a Youth Bureau Advisory Council. One-third of the City members of the Youth Bureau Advisory Council shall be appointed by the Mayor each year to serve for terms of three years. Among the powers and duties of the Youth Bureau Advisory Council, but not by way of limitation, shall be the:
Rendering of assistance and advice to the Coordinator and the Mayor, from time to time, either at their request or upon its own initiative, regarding youth policies, programs and services throughout the City and the operation of the bureau.
Assistance in the procurement of federal and state funds or funds from other public or private sources in furtherance of the implementation of the Bureau's policies, programs and services.
Serving as liaison between the Mayor, the Coordinator and the public, both in the dissemination of information regarding the Bureau's policies, programs and services and in the interpretation and reporting thereon to the Mayor and the Coordinator, of the public's reactions thereto and acceptance thereof.
Preparation and submission to the Coordinator of an annual report on the policies, programs and services of the Bureau and regarding such other matters as it may deem appropriate, which said report shall be forwarded, within 30 days of submission, to the Mayor, together with whatever comments the Coordinator may wish to endorse thereupon.
Submission to the Coordinator of such other reports, data and information as he/she may request or as it may deem appropriate, from time to time, regarding youth policies, programs and services throughout the city.
Performance of such other and related duties as may be requested by the Mayor or the Coordinator.