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File #: 13-437    Version: Name: ORD Library-Historical Commission Youth Member
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Meeting Date: 10/7/2013 Final action: 10/21/2013
Enactment date: 10/21/2013 Enactment #: Ordinance 2013-008
Title: ADOPT: Ordinance No. 2013-008, an Ordinance Amending Chapter 3, Title 1 of the San Leandro Municipal Code by Amending Sections 1-3-125 and 1-3-800, and Adding Section 1-3-801, to Add a Youth Member to the Library-Historical Commission (adds a youth member as a full voting member to the Library-Historical Commission)
Sponsors: Theresa Mallon
Related files: 13-481, 13-482
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ADOPT: Ordinance No. 2013-008, an Ordinance Amending Chapter 3, Title 1 of the San Leandro Municipal Code by Amending Sections 1-3-125 and 1-3-800, and Adding Section 1-3-801, to Add a Youth Member to the Library-Historical Commission (adds a youth member as a full voting member to the Library-Historical Commission)

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WHEREAS, the membership of the City's boards and commissions, with the exception of the Youth Advisory Commission, is comprised solely of adults; and

WHEREAS, San Leandro's public libraries serve a large youth population, and offer many programs and services targeted to teenagers; and

WHEREAS, the City Council wishes to include the youth perspective on issues and actions considered by the Library-Historical Commission, by adding a youth member to the Commission; and

WHEREAS, expanding the Library-Historical Commission to eight members, by the addition of one youth member nominated at-large by the City's Library Director, would allow for continued representation from each Council District, while adding a youthful voice and perspective to the discussions and deliberations of the Commission.

NOW, THEREFORE, the City Council of the City of San Leandro does ordain as follows:

SECTION 1. PURPOSE. The purpose of these amendments is to add a youth member to the San Leandro Library-Historical Commission, who would be under age 18 at the time of appointment, and who would be nominated by the Library Director and appointed by the City Council.

SECTION 2. AMENDMENT OF CODE. Title 1, Section 1-3-125 MEMBERS-EMPLOYEES EXCLUDED of the City of San Leandro Municipal Code is hereby amended to read as follows, with additions in underline and deletions in strikethrough text:

No salaried officer or employee of the City shall be eligible to hold office as a Board or Commission member, except members of the Youth Advisory Commission, the youth mem...

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