[HISTORY: Adopted by the Mayor and Council of the Township of North Brunswick 4-1-2002 by Ord. No. 02-18. Amendments noted where applicable.]
Department of Human Services Committees — See Ch. 22.
A North Brunswick Township Youth Council is hereby established under the joint direction of the Department of Human Services and the Department of Parks and Recreation.
Editor's Note: Those departments were combined as the Department of Parks, Recreation and Community Services.
The Youth Council shall consist of 11 members: six members to be appointed by the Mayor, and five members to be appointed by the Township Council. All of the members shall be residents of the Township of North Brunswick; the members shall serve without compensation except as hereinafter provided. In addition, the Township Council shall designate one of its members to serve as an advisor to the Council. The initial term of members shall be for one, two or three years to be designated in the initial appointment. The terms thereafter shall be for three years. The initial appointments shall be made in such a manner so that the terms of 1/3 of the members shall expire each year. A vacancy on the Youth Council occurring otherwise than expiration of a term shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as an original appointment. The Youth Council shall choose one person from its membership to serve as Chair.
The Youth Council Committee is established for the purpose of promoting programs and services for the young people of the Township of North Brunswick.
The Youth Council shall keep records of its meetings and activities and report to the governing body as the Youth Council deems advisable and/or as the governing body shall request. The meetings of the Youth Council shall be open to the public and conducted in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act.
Editor's Note: See N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq.
The Youth Council may incur such expenses as it may from time to time require, providing the same shall be within the limits of funds appropriated to it by the governing body or otherwise available to it, and there shall be established in the municipal budget a line item for this Youth Council.