The Pocatello/Chubbuck Mayorsâ€™ Youth Advisory Council has 26 vacancies open for immediate appointment.
This 36-member council is a volunteer advisory board made up of local students in grades 9Â through 12 with no more than 40 percent of the members from any one high school. The Youth CouncilÂ is designed as a way:
- a) for youth to express their views;
- b) to encourage civic pride, literacy and literacy;
- c) for youth to advise the Pocatello and Chubbuck Mayors and City Councils on issues ofÂ importance to youth in our area; and
- d) to receive training opportunities and learning experiences regarding matters of governance.
Meetings are held the second and fourth Mondays of each month at 3:15 p.m. in the Pocatello CityÂ Council Chambers, 911 North 7th Avenue.
Members of the Youth Council serve from their appointment date until their date of graduationÂ from high school. Any student interested in becoming a member can obtain an application at theÂ Pocatello Mayorâ€™s Office at 911 North 7th Avenue, Chubbuck Mayorâ€™s Office at 5160 YellowstoneÂ Avenue or at http://pocatello.us/committees/mayors-youth-advisory/.
Applications for membership must be received by August 18, 2015.