[Municipal Court Chapter § 8.02]
The board serves in an advisory role and makes recommendations to the City Council and staff on the operation of the Teen Court Program and assists in the development of community resources for the purposes of advancing the Teen Court Program. The board submits all reports and/or recommendations related to the Teen Court Program requiring City Council action to the presiding judge (or his/her designee); develops and provides community support and community resources and develops financial resources for the Teen Court Program in addition to the funding provided through the city budget process; makes recommendations to the Teen Court coordinator regarding the recruitment, selection and training of adult and teen volunteers; and volunteers for Teen Court sessions.

  • Members: Fourteen – nine adult members who have previously demonstrated an interest in working with youth; and five youth representatives who are high school juniors or seniors in good standing and who live in the City of Arlington. The adult members nominate the youth representatives.
  • Terms: Two consecutive two-year terms, subject to the term limitation policy; youth representatives serve for a one-year term.
  • Meetings: Quarterly