Description:The commission is charged with the responsibility of providing citizen oversight, inquiry, and advocacy into safety and of the administration of the juvenile justice system. The presiding Judge of the Superior Court with the concurrence of the Juvenile Court Judge appoints no less than seven and no more than 15 members to the commission. The commission coordinates on a county-wide basis the work of those organizations engaged in activities designed to prevent juvenile delinquency. The commission is also mandated to inspect all jails and lockups used for confinement of any minor for more than 24 hours during the preceding year, and to inquire into the administration of the Juvenile Court law and inspect all juvenile facilities whose use is authorized under the Welfare and Institutions Code under the chapter devoted to children and youth. Public meetings are held the last Tuesday of each month, 5 pm, at the Youth Services Center Administration Building, 222 Paul Scannell Drive, San Mateo.
Public Transit:SAMTRANS stops within 1 block.
222 Paul Scannell Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402 37.5119815 -122.3366814 Government
- Disabled Parking
Audience:Juveniles, particulary those under the jurisdiction of the Juvenile Court
Eligibility:Must be a resident of San Mateo County to become a commissioner with no affilations to the San Mateo County Probation Department of a contract agency
How to Apply:Attend a commission meeting, contact the Nominating Chair, and complete an application. An interview is required. Commission recommendations are forwarded to the Presiding Juvenile Court Judge for approval and the Board of Supervisors for concurrence.
- San Mateo County