City of Pocatello news release”
A local eighth grader will be the latest student to take the helm of the City of Pocatello with the â€śMayor for a Dayâ€ť program.
Grace Lutheran School student William Yik was selected by the school after submitting an essay that answered the question, â€śIf you had the opportunity to improve the city, what would you do?â€ť
â€śWilliam has some interesting ideas on promoting our businesses and improving our local attractions,â€ť said Mayor Brian Blad. â€śIâ€™m looking forward to hearing what he has to say, as well as showing him an inside view of City government.â€ť
Mayor for a Day Yik will take office the morning of December 9, 2015 and will accompany Mayor Blad as he performs his duties. Yikâ€™s term will end that afternoon when he returns to school at approximately 1:30 p.m.