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Youth Activities Board Fact Sheet
Title: Youth Activities Board
Type of Board/Commission/Committee: Advisory
Affiliated Department: Parks and Recreation
To reference the general rules of procedure and informational booklet for all boards, please see the documents available on the General Board Information page.
Description: The Youth Activities Board (YAB) Prepares requests for proposals annually for youth activities of an athletic, cultural, artistic or academic nature; adopts procedures for evaluating proposals for providing youth activities, subject to certain limitations and makes recommendations to the Assembly in April of each year for allocation of funds among the proposals selected by the board, and with assistance from the municipal manager, evaluates the use of the funds by each organization and reports annually to the Assembly on the expenditure of those funds. The criteria to be followed by the board when considering the allocation of funds is included in Resolution No. 2410.
Membership: The board consists of nine members as follows: a Parks and Recreation Advisory Committee member, nominated by the committee; a Juneau Arts & Humanities Council member, nominated by the council, a Juneau Sports Association member, nominated by the association; six public members, one of which must be 18 years or younger at time of appointment. The recreation superintendent or alternate designee of the municipal manager provides staff to this board.
Term Limits: 3 year terms.
Annual Appointment Period (Annual Reports Due): August
Meetings: The Youth Activities Board meeting schedule is based on the grant review cycle, for upcoming meetings check the CBJ Meeting calendar at http://www.juneau.org/calendar/index.php or the Parks & Recreation homepage http://www.juneau.org/parkrec/ under "Meeting Notices".
Staff Contact: Myiia Whistler - 586-5226 - Myiia_Whistler@ci.juneau.ak.us