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BULLET St. Louis City Revised Code Chapter 3.76 Youth Commission

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Chapter 3.76
Youth Commission

Sections:

3.76.010 Appointment--Terms.
3.76.020 Powers and duties.
3.76.030 Personnel--Expenses.
3.76.040 One-half expenses paid by City.

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3.76.010 Appointment--Terms.

The Mayor is authorized to appoint nine residents of the City to serve with the same number appointed by the St. Louis County Supervisor, who when so appointed, shall become members of and constitute the Metropolitan St. Louis Youth Commission. The chairman of the Commission shall be elected by the members so appointed. The chairman may or may not be a Commission member and may either be a resident of the City or of the county of St. Louis. If the elected chairman is one of the members appointed by the Mayor, the Mayor shall appoint another resident of the City to fill the vacancy thus created. The members of the Commission and its chairman shall serve as such without compensation. Each member of the Commission shall be appointed for, and serve for, a term of three years. Of the nine members first appointed after July 11, 1957 three shall be appointed and shall serve for a term of one year; three shall be appointed and serve for a term of two years; and three shall be appointed and serve for a term of three years, respectively. All members shall continue to serve until their reactive successors shall have been appointed. The chairman of the Committee on Parks, Recreation and Juvenile Delinquency of the Board of Aldermen, shall be an ex officio member of the Commission, but shall not have a vote in the proceedings of the Commission.
(Ord. 48473 1, 1957: prior: Ord. 47958 1, 1956: 1960 C. 22.010.)

3.76.020 Powers and duties.

The powers and duties of the Youth Commission shall be to conduct surveys and make studies of the causes and conditions affecting juvenile delinquency in the metropolitan community, to coordinate and correlate the activities of individuals, agencies and offices presently acting to combat juvenile delinquency and to make advisory recommendations to the Mayor and the St. Louis County Supervisor as proper with regard to programs, legislation or other actions bearing on the problem of juvenile delinquency in the metropolitan community. The Commission shall have the power to make rules and regulations concerning the conduct of its own operations as necessary.
(Ord. 47958 2, 1956: 1960 C. 22.020.)

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3.76.030 Personnel--Expenses.

The Commission is authorized to employ personnel within budgetary limitations as necessary to carry out the purposes of the Commission for terms and on conditions as the Commission may prescribe. The Commission may incur reasonable expenses relating to the operation of the Commission, the expenses to include, but not being limited to, salaries of employees of the Commission, office furniture, equipment and supplies and related miscellaneous expenses.
(Ord. 47958 3, 1956: 1960 C. 22.030.)

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3.76.040 One-half expenses paid by City.

The expenses of the Metropolitan Youth Commission, when certified by the chairman shall be paid out of the appropriate account set aside for the Commission in the annual budget of the City in an amount not to exceed one-half of the obligation.
(Ord. 47958 4, 1956: 1960 C. 22.040.)

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