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Title 2 Administration and Personnel
2.26 China Spring Youth Camp
2.26.010 Definitions
2.26.020 Purpose and authorization
2.26.030 Land for camp
2.26.040 Creation and membership of advisory council
2.26.050 Meetings and quorum of council
2.26.060 Council duties
2.26.100 School facilities at camp
2.26.110 In lieu of commitment to school of industry
2.26.120 Labor on camp buildings and grounds
2.26.140 Financial procedures
2.26.150 Commitment to camp

2.26.010 Definitions
The following terms, whenever used or referred to in this chapter, shall have the following meanings, except in those instances where the contents clearly indicate otherwise:    
    A.  "Camp" means the China Spring Youth Camp and the Aurora Pines Girls Facility.
    B.  "Council" means the camp advisory council. 
    C.  "
Director" means the director of the China Spring Youth Camp, and the Aurora Pines Girls Facility. (Ord. 1044, 2003; Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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2.26.020 Purpose and authorization
Pursuant to NRS 244.296 through 244.299, a juvenile forestry camp is authorized and established in Douglas County to be known as the China Spring Youth Camp, and the Aurora Pines Girls Facility and is established to provide appropriate facilities for the housing of wards of the juvenile court in the county, so that such wards may be kept under direct supervision of the juvenile court and in order to more advantageously apply the salutary effect of home and family environment upon them, and also in order to secure a better classification and segregation of such wards according to their capacities, interests and responsiveness to control and responsibility, and to give better opportunity for reform and encouragement of self-discipline in such wards. (Ord. 1044, 2003; Ord 574 §1, 1992, Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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2.26.030 Land for camp
The camp shall be known as China Spring Youth Camp and Aurora Pines Girls Facility and shall consist of such lands acquired for said purpose in Douglas County, state of Nevada. (Ord. 1044, 2003; Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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2.26.040 Creation and membership of advisory council
   A. The China Spring Youth Camp and Aurora Pines Girls Facility Advisory Council consisting of seventeen members is created.
B. The following persons are members of the Advisory Council:
1. One member at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the First Judicial District. 
2. Four members at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the Second Judicial District.
3. One member at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the Third Judicial District.
4. One member at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the Fourth Judicial District.
5. One member at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the Fifth Judicial District.
6. One member at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the Sixth Judicial District.
7. One member at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the Seventh Judicial District.
8. One member at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the Tenth Judicial District.
9. One member at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the Eleventh Judicial District.
10.  Four members at large will be appointed by a District Court Judge of the Ninth Judicial District, one member must be a member of the Douglas County Board of Commissioners.
11. One member must be a District Court Judge of the Ninth Judicial District.
12. One member at large will be appointed by the Administrator of the Nevada Division of Child and Family Services.
C. Appointments are for the term of two years. 
D. Members of the advisory council will be selected with special reference to their ability and fitness to effectuate the purpose of this chapter.   (Ord. 1471, 2016; Ord. 1459, 2016; Ord. 1392, 2013; Ord. 1202, 2007; Ord. 1084, 2004; Ord.  1044, 2003; Ord. 574 §2, 1992, Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)

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2.26.050 Meetings and quorum of council
    A.  Members of the council shall meet at such times and such places as they deem necessary. The council must meet a minimum of twice a year. 
    B.  The council may prescribe rules and regulations for its own management and government, but it shall have only such powers and duties as may be authorized by law. 
    C.  Nine members of the council, one of whom must be a district court judge of the Ninth Judicial District, constitute a quorum, and a majority of the quorum may exercise all the power and authority conferred on the council. (Ord. 1084, 2004; Ord. 1044, 2003; Ord. 490, 1989; Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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2.26.060 Council duties
The council is to be the advisory body for the Camp and has the following advisory duties: 
    A.  To act in an advisory capacity to the Ninth Judicial District Court and Douglas County Board of County Commissioners in promoting, aiding, and encouraging the development of the China Spring Youth Camp and Aurora Pines Girls Facility. 
    B.  To review, establish and implement policies during the operation of the Camp. 
    C.  Shall assist in the preparation of budget to be prepared and submitted to the State of Nevada bi-annually. 
    D.  To keep minutes of the transactions of each meeting, regular or special, which are public records and filed with the senior district court judge of the Ninth Judicial District. (Ord. 1044, 2003; Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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2.26.100 School facilities at camp
    A.  The director shall make arrangements for implementing title 34 of NRS, with respect to the Camp. 
    B.  The director shall cause a department of instruction to be organized for the wards of the Camp with programs of study corresponding as far as practicable with programs of study given in the elementary and high schools of the state. 
    C.  The ultimate purpose of all such instruction, training, employment and industries shall be to qualify wards for profitable and honorable employment and to enable them to lead useful lives after their release. (Ord. 1044, 2003; Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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2.26.110 In lieu of commitment to school of industry
Wards of the juvenile court who would otherwise be committed by the juvenile court to the Nevada School of Industry at Elko or Caliente, Nevada, may be committed by the juvenile court to the Camp in lieu of commitment to the Nevada School of Industry. (Ord. 1044, 2003; Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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2.26.120 Labor on camp buildings and grounds
Wards committed to juvenile forestry camps may be required to labor on the buildings and grounds thereof or to perform any other work or engage in any studies or activities prescribed by the board of county commissioners or juvenile court of the county. (Ord. 1044, 2003; Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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2.26.140 Financial procedures
    A.  Funds to carry out the provisions of this chapter will be provided pursuant to NRS 62.840, and shall be paid out on claims as other claims against the county are paid. 
    B.  Participating funds may be received from other governmental agencies, but all funds are to be under strict budget control. 
    C.  The director is authorized to accept gifts or bequests of funds or property to the camp. 
    D.  Monetary gifts or bequests may be received in the manner provided in this subsection. Monetary gifts or bequests may be deposited in a special fund to be known as the China Spring Youth Camp Gift Fund. The fund shall be established with one or more banks in Douglas County of reputable standing. This fund shall be a continuing fund without reversion and the money in the fund shall be used for camp purposes only and expended in accordance with the terms of the gift or bequest. The money may be withdrawn from the fund only upon the signatures of at least two members of the council. All receipts and expenditures of money into and out of the fund shall be accounted for in a manner approved by the county auditor's office and there shall be filed quarterly with the auditor's office such financial reports as that office may require. 
    E.  The director is authorized to buy and sell hay, grain, produce, livestock and such other farm supplies and equipment as may be necessary from time to time. Money obtained from the sale of such items shall be deposited in the China Spring Youth Camp Gift Fund. The fund shall be a continuing fund without reversion, and shall be expended for supplies and equipment needed by the camp in accordance with the provisions of the county budget act. The money in the fund shall be paid out on claims as other claims against the county are paid. All claims shall be approved by the director before they are paid. The director shall keep, or cause to be kept, a record of all transactions pertaining to the fund. 
    F.  The director is authorized to accept funds and valuables of inmates for safekeeping pending their discharge, and is directed to deposit such funds in one or more banks in Douglas County of reputable standing. The director shall keep, or cause to be kept, a fair and full account of such funds and valuables, and shall submit reports to the advisory council relative to such funds and valuables as may be required from time to time.
    G.  The director is directed to deposit the fund in one or more banks of reputable standing in Douglas County and to maintain a small sum as petty cash at the commissary. (Ord. 1044, 2003; Ord. 574 § 3, 1992, Ord. 433 §1, 1985: Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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2.26.150 Commitment to camp
    A.  The courts, or appropriate state agencies empowered to make commitments, may lawfully commit those minor persons between the ages of twelve and eighteen years whom they have found to be delinquents in need of supervision, or abused or neglected to the camp. Before any person is conveyed to the camp, the director must ascertain whether adequate facilities are available to provide for the necessary care of the person. The director will fix the time at which the person may be delivered to the camp. The director must accept the person unless there are not adequate facilities available to provide the necessary care, or there are not adequate funds available for the support of the camp or, in the opinion of the director, the person is not suitable for admission to the camp. 
    B.  The court or other committing agency may order, when committing a minor to the care, custody and control of the camp, the expense of his support and maintenance to be paid in whole or in part by his parents, guardian or other person liable for his support and maintenance. The moneys so ordered paid must be paid to the director, who will immediately deposit the sum in the county treasury to be credited to the appropriate fund. (Ord. 1202, 2007; Ord. 415 §1(part), 1983)
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