Youth Commission Minutes
Monday, September 11, 2000
City of Brentwood Council Chamber
734 Third Street
Brentwood, CA 94513
ROLL CALL and OPENING: Meeting
commenced at 7:12 p.m. Commissioners in attendance were Coree Brown, Stacie
Del Chiaro, Cynthia Fredenberg, Laura Wenograd, Ashley Brown, Jessica
Ordaz, Lacey Barry, Daisy Hurtado and advisor Dave Lang. Parks and Recreation
Staff in attendance Poldina Scherff.
Absent commissioner Casey Billingsley and adult advisor Maria Segura.
1. Approval of minutes of regular meeting on August 7, 2000. Coree approved
minutes Lacy 2nd. 8-0 motion carried.
1. The commission nominated its new officers for the Youth Commission,
they are as follows:
Stacie Del Chiaro – Chairperson, Lacey Barry – Vice Chairperson, Coree
Brown – Secretary, Laura Wenograd – Treasure and Casey Billinglsey – Chairperson
at large. We still have one youth commissioner position and one adult
advisor position vacant.
2. Stacie reported that the Chamber Business Expo was fun for the commissioners
and wished that we had more children come out to participate in the activities.
3. Staff reminded Youth Commission of the Fright Fest Road Trip and requested
permission to obtain more tickets if we sold the first bus. Laura made
a motion to give permission to staff to purchase 47 more tickets if we
sold the first bus and we had ample amount of time to sell another. Ashley
2nd the motion. Motion carried 8-0.
4. Dave reported that they have not planned the Livermore Town meeting
to date and would inform the commission as soon as he obtained more information.
5. Staff asked the Youth Commission if they would like to continue with
obtaining outside professional help to assist the commission with their
goals and objectives. The commission brainstormed the following topics
of interest: organizational skills, questionnaire development, marketing
the youth commission and attracting people to attend youth commission
meetings. The commission insisted that the workshop be limited to 4 hours
with lunch and snacks provided. Coree made a motion for staff to seek
a facilitator on the subject of organizational skills and questionnaire
development. The workshop should be limited to four hours and possible
have the workshop in November. Staff is to report back at the next meeting.
Cynthia 2nd the motion. Motion carried 8-0.
6. Staff inquired if the Youth Commission was interested in doing a ski
trip. Staff also suggested that we provide a bus for 5th - 6th grades
and a bus for 7th – 12th grades. Stacie made a motion to have staff research
group ski trips for the months of February or March at Boreal and Bear
Valley. Coree 2nd the motion. 8-0 motion carried.
7. Staff asked the Youth Commission about getting involved with the Holiday
Parade. The commission was interested in participating. Stacie made a
motion to form a sub-committee to plan for the holiday parade, and gave
staff permission to spend up to $300 on necessary supplies. Lacey 2nd
the motion. Motion carried 8-0. Stacie and Coree are chairing the sub-committee.
8. Staff asked the Youth Commission about getting involved with the Homecoming
Parade. The commission was interested in participating. Ashley made a
motion to hand out candy with the Youth Commission logo and to form a
sub-committee to plan for the parade, and gave staff permission to spend
up to $300 on necessary supplies. Stacie 2nd the motion Motion carried
8-0. Jessica and Cynthia are chairing the sub-committee.
1. Stacie made a motion for a Special Meeting on September 23, 2000 at
3:30 p.m. at Dave Lang’s residence for an appreciation gathering of the
Youth Commissioners and that all expenses be paid by the Youth Commission.
Laura 2nd the motion. Motion carried 8-0.
2. Stacie made a motion to have the regularly scheduled meeting changed
to Monday, October 16, 2000 at 6:30 p.m. at Mountain Mike’s Pizza and
that the commission pay for dinner. Ashley 2nd the motion. Motion carried
INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COMMISSION/COMMITTEE MEMBERS:
REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS:
Homecoming Parade Update, Youth Commission Training Update, Fright Fest
Update, Ski Trip Update, Christmas Parade Update, Calendar of Events for
next year, Meeting dates for 2001.
N O T I C E
IT IS THE POLICY OF THE CITY OF BRENTWOOD TO OFFER ITS PUBLIC PROGRAMS,
SERVICES, MEETINGS AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES IN A MANNER WHICH IS READILY
ACCESSIBLE TO EVERYONE, INCLUDING PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES. THIS IS IN
COMPLIANCE WITH THE AMERICAN’S WITH DISABILITIES ACT (28 CFR 35.102-35.104
ADA TITLE). IF YOU NEED ASSISTANCE TO ENSURE YOUR FULL PARTICIPATION I
ANY PUBLIC PROGRAM, SERVICE, MEETING OR EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY, PLEASE
CONTACT THE CITY’S CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL, LOUIS R. KIDWELL (925) 634-6905.
INFORMATION REGARDING THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (42 U.S.C. SECTION
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ADJOURNMENT: Stacie motioned to adjourn at 8:27 p.m. and Coree second
the motion. 8-0 motion carried.