JANUARY 8, 2014
7:00 P.M. – SPECIAL YOUTH COMMISSION MEETING
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
PUBLIC COMMENTS At this time the public is permitted to address the Youth Commission on items that are on the Agenda, or items not on the agenda. Persons addressing Youth Commission are required to limit their remarks to five (5) minutes unless an extension of time is granted by the chair subject to approval of the Youth Commission. Please file your name with the Chair. Forms are provided at the podium. Speakers desiring answers to questions should direct it to the Youth Commission and, if relevant, the Youth Commission may direct it to the appropriate staff member.
B. INFORMATIONAL REPORTS FROM COMMISSION MEMBERS, SUBCOMMITTEES, LIAISONS AND STAFF This portion of the agenda is to provide an opportunity for Commissioners to report on attendance at events, subcommittee meetings, and entities on which the Commissioners have been appointed as a liaison and for staff to provide brief updates and/or information to the Youth Commission.
C. CONSENT CALENDAR All matters listed on the consent calendar are considered routine in nature and will be enacted by one motion. If discussion is required, that particular item will be removed from the consent calendar and will be considered separately.
C.1 Approve regular meeting minutes of December 4, 2013. (Gabe Olveda)
C.2 Accept Fiscal Status for 2013/2014 budget year. (Jordyn Foley)
D. OLD BUSINESS
E. NEW BUSINESS
E.1 ACTION: Review details regarding the Youth Commission attending the YAC Attack Conference on Saturday, March 1, 2014 in Mountain View and approve a budget not to exceed $250.00 for event registration. (Jack Strauss)
E.2 DISCUSSION: Review availability of commissioners during Spring Break to visit the State Capitol and Assemblymember Jim Frazier. (Ron Rubio)
E.3 ACTION: Discussion regarding the Commission’s interest in visiting local middle schools to increase middle school student involvement with the Youth Commission and if interested, establish a committee to coordinate. (Jordyn Foley)
E.4 ACTION: Discuss and approve the scholarship award amount for the 2014 Youth Commission Scholarship Program which has previously been awarded to a maximum of four high school seniors who have met scholarship requirements. (Madisun Marquez)
E.5 ACTION: Approve a new meeting date for the March 5, 2014 Youth Commission meeting due to a facility conflict in the City Council Chambers. (Meghan Troy)
F. REQUEST FOR FUTURE AGENDA ITEMS
I. COMMISSIONER REQUESTED ITEM(S) Commissioners may have a brief discussion of the requested item and upon concurrence by the majority of the membership of the Youth Commission present that staff time and City resources be spent on an item, it shall be scheduled for a future meeting. The Youth Commission will take no other action on the listed items. Commission concurrence that staff time or City resources be spent on an item does not signify approval of a particular item, just that the Commission wishes to have it studied further and the Commission may, at a future time, decide not to pursue the item further.
II. NEW REQUEST(S) Commissioners wishing to have an agenda item placed on a future agenda shall make a request under this section of the agenda. These items will be included on the agenda for the next Youth Commission meeting.
A complete packet of information is available for public review at the Brentwood Community Center.
City of Brentwood Youth Commission
35 Oak Street
Brentwood, CA 94513
Fax (925) 516-5445