A park and recreation commission shall continue as heretofore established in and for the City, to be known and designated as the "San Mateo park and recreation commission." It shall consist of five members appointed by the Council, and two non-voting youth advisory members who must be at least 13 years old, and no more than 17 years old at the time of appointment ("Youth Commissioners"). Youth Commissioners must present written documentation of parental or guardian consent to be considered for appointment. Youth commissioners shall serve only in an advisory capacity and shall not count towards a quorum of the commission.
Each member of the commission shall serve at the pleasure of the Council for a term of four years and until the appointment and qualification of a successor. Each Youth Commissioner shall serve at the pleasure of the Council for a term of one year and until the appointment and qualification of a successor. Youth Commissioners may be reappointed for one additional one-year term.