2.20.010    Position created. Revised 11/19

2.20.020    Appointment.

2.20.030    Duties and responsibilities. Revised 11/19

2.20.040    Term of office.

2.20.010 Position created. Revised 11/19

There is hereby designated and created the position of student representative as a nonvoting, advisory ex-officio representative on the City Council of the City of Quincy. The student representative shall be a student at Quincy High School and serve as a liaison between the City and the high school on matters related to youth in the community. (Ord 19-536 §1; Ord 13-319 §1)

2.20.020 Appointment.

Students wishing to serve shall make application through the high school principal. The high school shall provide the nominations for student representatives and appointment shall be by the Mayor subject to the approval of the City Council. The Quincy School District will be responsible for retention of all documents pertaining to the application and selection process. (Ord 18-507 §1; Ord 13-319 §1)

2.20.030 Duties and responsibilities. Revised 11/19

A. The student representative shall be seated with the City Council and encouraged to participate in discussions on issues before the Council.

B. The agenda for City Council meetings shall provide a regular opportunity under the heading of reports of officers and departments for comments from the student representative concerning activities and events at the high school or items of interest to the youth of the community.

C. The student representative will receive an agenda packet for each regular and special Council meeting, except meetings solely devoted to an executive session. The student representative will receive a copy of all notices of public hearings deemed by the City Administrator to be directly related to interests or activities of youth and students in the community. Should these disclose issues that directly impact and involve students or youth in the community, the student representative will be encouraged to participate at the meeting or hearing to the same extent and same fashion as members of the public.

D. The alternate student representative shall serve in the absence of the primary student representative. The alternate student representative will receive the same documents and information as the primary student representative for all meetings. The alternate student representative will be encouraged to attend Council meetings as a member of the public when the primary student representative is in attendance. The alternative student representative shall serve in the student position on the Recreation and Arts Commission per Section 2.42.020.

E. The student representative shall be governed by and comply with all the provisions of the City Council Rules of Procedure.

F. The student representative shall not attend executive sessions or closed sessions of the City Council unless invited to attend by the City Council.

G. The student representative shall not be able to cast a vote on any motions before the City Council. (Ord 19-536 §2; Ord 14-336 §1; Ord 13-319 §1)

2.20.040 Term of office.

The student representative shall serve a two-year term, the first calendar year as the alternate representative and the second calendar year as the primary representative, commencing on June 1st. (Ord 18-507 §2; Ord 13-319 §1)