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Meeting Minutes Title

Youth Commission Minutes
Monday, September 11, 2000
7:00 P.M.

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.

AGENDA REVIEW: 

(None)

PROCLAMATION(S): 
(None)

PRESENTATION(S): 

(None)

CITIZEN COMENTS: 

(None)

CONSENT CALENDAR:

1. Approval of minutes of regular meeting on August 7, 2000. Coree approved minutes Lacy 2nd. 8-0 motion carried.

PUBLIC HEARING(S)

(None)

OLD BUSINESS:

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.

NEW BUSINESS: 

(None)

STAFF REPORT(S):

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 8-0.

INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COMMISSION/COMMITTEE MEMBERS:

(None)

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 12101 ET SEQ.) IS ALSO AVAILABLE THROUG THE CHIEF BUILDING OFFICIAL. NOTIFICATION 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF ANY NEED FOR ASSISTANCE WILL ENABLE THE CITY TO MAKE REASONABLE ARRANGEMENTS TO ENSURE ACCESSIBILITY.

ADJOURNMENT: Stacie motioned to adjourn at 8:27 p.m. and Coree second the motion. 8-0 motion carried.

Respectively Submitted, 
/S/

Poldina Scherff
Recording Secretary

City Administration
City of Brentwood Youth Commission
35 Oak Street
Brentwood, CA 94513
(925) 516-5444
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