The City of St. Catharines Mayor's Youth Advisory committee will provide a voice for the youth of St. Catharines, while advising council of important recreational and social issues concerning the City's younger population. The committee may also coordinate events for the youth of St. Catharines throughout the school year.
It is the vision of the committee to provide a communication link between the youth of St. Catharines and the City Council and to encourage facilities and programs that will enhance the quality of life for youth in our community while promoting sustainable youth development and involvement.
The Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee will:
Membership is open to citizens who reside in the City of St. Catharines and who are between the ages of 14 and 25 years of age.
The committee will approve by motion those matters that it wishes to advise City Council. A resolution will be adopted on a motion, carried by a simple majority vote. A quorum will be required. A quorum consists of a minimum of 50 per cent plus one of the voting members of the council.
Members shall observe all corporate policies of the City of St. Catharines with respect to the Code of Conduct and Harassment policies and make every effort to attend all meetings
The Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee meets during the school year September to July. Meetings occur approximately every 2 weeks on Wednesday evenings at the Russell Avenue Community Centre.
For more information please contact (905) 688-5601 ext. 1556 or email firstname.lastname@example.org