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ORDINANCE NO. 6415 <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ANAHEIM <br />ADDING SECTION 1.04.960 (TO ESTABLISH A <br />SENIOR CITIZEN COMMISSION) AND SECTION <br />1.04.970 (TO ESTABLISH A YOUTH COMMISSION) <br />TO TITLE 1 (ADMINISTRATION), CHAPTER 1.04 <br />(OFFICERS AND DEPARTMENTS; BOARDS AND <br />COMMISSIONS) OF THE ANAHEIM MUNICIPAL <br />CODE, AND AMENDING SECTION 1.04.391 OF <br />CHAPTER 1.04 OF TITLE 1 OF THE ANAHEIM <br />MUNICIPAL CODE TO REFLECT THE NEW <br />COMMISSIONS <br />WHEREAS, in 1980, a seven -member Anaheim Senior Citizen Commission was <br />established by the City Council as an advisory body to make recommendations to the City <br />Council concerning the needs of senior citizens in the community; and <br />WHEREAS, in 2010 the City Council voted to dissolve the Senior Citizen Commission <br />due in part to the lack of interest reflected by the low number of applications submitted for the <br />Commission, combined with an effort to reduce the overall number of City boards and <br />commissions; and <br />WHEREAS, the duties of the Senior Citizen Commission were transferred to the Parks <br />and Recreation Commission (PRC) through the establishment of a three-member Parks and <br />Recreation Senior Citizen Advisory subcommittee, which subcommittee served at the pleasure <br />of the PRC and continued to advise the PRC on programs and services that benefitted senior <br />citizens until March 21, 2017, when revisions to City Boards and Commissions were adopted; <br />and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council has expressed an interest in re-establishing the Senior <br />Citizen Commission; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council has also expressed an interest in establishing a Youth <br />Commission in Anaheim; and <br />WHEREAS, the City Council recognizes the importance of the youth residing in <br />Anaheim and the need to identify the interests and unmet needs of Anaheim's children and youth <br />though a variety of methods; and <br />WHEREAS, the addition of the Senior Citizen Commission and Anaheim Youth <br />Commission requires changes to certain existing provisions of Chapter 1.04 of the Anaheim <br />Municipal Code. <br />1 <br />