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Resolution No. 19-13 CITY OF TIGARD, OREGON TIGARD CITY COUNCIL RESOLUTION NO. 19- 13 A RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A PROGRAM FOR STUDENT REPRESENTATION ON THE TIGARD CITY COUNCIL AND ESTABLISHING CRITERIA FOR A YOUTH CITY COUNCILOR. WHEREAS,the Tigard City Council appreciates the talents and perspectives found among the city's youth;and WHEREAS, the Mayor and Council recognize the contributions young people can make to city government;and WHEREAS, the Tigard City Council wishes to encourage youth participation in municipal government by creating a position for a Tigard student in their junior or senior year of high school to advise the City Council on community issues from a youth perspective;and WHEREAS,participation in governmental proceedings will help develop responsible and knowledgeable future citizens;and WHEREAS, the student representative will serve as a liaison between the City Council and the young people of the community. NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council that: SECTION 1: The Tigard City Council hereby establishes a program for naming a junior or senior high school student representative to the City Council with the following criteria for this role: a. Youth must reside within the city limits of the City of Tigard. b. Youth must have their parent/guardian's approval to participate in the program. c. Complete the appropriate application and participate in the interview process directed by the Mayor's Appointment Advisory Committee. d. Once appointed, the Youth City Councilor will serve as a non-voting member of the City Council for a term of one year,beginning July 1 and ending June 30 of the following year. e. Only one (1) Youth City Councilor will be appointed to Council at any given time. f. The Youth City Councilor will attend and participate in at least 75 percent of the regularly scheduled Council meetings and community events provided they do not interfere with school commitments. g. The Youth City Councilor will sit with the City Council and may participate in all council proceedings except Executive Sessions; student will not have access to confidential information intended for Executive Session discussion. h. Youth must comply with council rules of procedure and conduct themselves in a professional manner. RESOLUTION NO. 19- 1 3 Page 1 i. The Youth City Councilor serves without pay but may be reimbursed for out-of- pocket expenses incurred in the performance of their duties when such expenses have been authorized in advance. j. The Youth City Councilor may apply for reappointment to the position for a second term provided they meet eligibility requirements. k. A youth councilor may be removed for cause prior to the end of the term with a majority vote of the full City Council. 1. The Mayor or his designee will serve as a mentor to the Youth City Councilor to offer support and guidance to the student member throughout their tenure on the council. m. The Youth City Councilor will have a meal allowance for one evening meal before City Council meetings when requested and a travel& training allowance sufficient to cover registration, travel, hotel and per diem expenses for attending one national conference (ex: National League of Cities Congressional Cities Conference,Washington, DC). SECTION 2: This resolution is effective immediately upon passage. PASSED: This 21/1-8day of � 2019. Ja o . Snider,Mayor City of Tigard ATTEST: Kelly Burgoyne, Deputy City Recorder RESOLUTION NO. 19- 13 Page 2