Youth Commission-Per the Town of Nahant General By-Laws Article V1 Section 6
A. The Selectmen shall appoint a Youth Commission of five (5) members for the purpose of carrying out programs, which may be designated or established to meet the opportunities, challenges and problems of the youth of the Town of Nahant. One (1) member shall serve for one (1) year, two (2) members for two (2) years and two (2) members for three (3) years. Thereafter, each member shall serve for three (3) years without pay. The commission membership shall, if feasible, include a member of the clergy, an attorney-at-law and a representative of the young people.
B. Immediately after their appointment, they shall meet and organize by electing one of their members chairman, and from their own membership, appoint such other officers, as they may deem necessary. The Commission shall meet regularly.
C. The Commission shall function in conjunction with any similar or related programs of any agency of the Town, the Commonwealth or any agency of the federal government. The Commission shall have the power to adopt reasonable rules and regulations for the proper conduct of any activities within its jurisdiction.
D. The Youth Commission shall have the power to appoint and/or designate, from time to time, individuals, other than members of the Commission, to carry out the Commission’s purposes.
E. Annually, the Youth Commission may submit a budget to the Town for approval by the Town Meeting. The Commission may receive gifts of property, both real and personal, in the name of the Town, subject to the approval of the Board of Selectmen.