The Youth Commission consists of seven members appointed by the Board of Selectmen for three-year terms. The Commission shall investigate and conduct programs for the youth of the Town, and shall have the responsibility for the care, superintendence and management of such programs. The Town Administrator shall be responsible for carrying out the policies of the Commission and may make policy recommendations to the Commission. The Commission also evaluates community needs and advocates in developing and supporting resources for Northborough families.
The Commission shall be seen as a vehicle to carry out programs which may be designed or established to meet the opportunities, challenges and problems of the youth and their families of Northborough and in conjunction with any similar or related programs of any agency of the commonwealth or any agency of the federal government. Members of the clergy in Northborough shall be honorary members of the Youth Commission and shall be entitled to all the privileges of the members except the right to vote. Associate members shall be elected by a majority vote of the members of the Youth Commission from those persons in the Town indicating their desire to be so associated. Associate members shall be entitled to all the privileges of members except the right to vote.