City introduces new advisory committee for young residents
Coinciding with International Youth Day (August 12) is the City of Leduc’s exciting announcement of a new advisory committee called the Youth Council. The Youth Council will be formed as a city advisory board to engage youth and plan for our future alongside the future generations. The committee will provide a forum for young people to participate in local government by researching, advising, proposing and planning actions in the community to Leduc City Council.
“As a former teacher, I strongly believe in the value our young residents bring to politics and decision-making,” says Leduc Mayor Bob Young. “We have a number of youth initiatives and who better to hear feedback from than our youth themselves. Serving on any board or committee is a great way to get your voice heard and make a difference in your community, and now our young people can have this same opportunity.”
The city is seeking five to thirteen young residents, ages 16 - 22, to be part of Leduc’s Youth Council. Recruitment efforts will be running Sept. 3 - 23, 2019.
HOW TO APPLY
If interested in applying to one of the positions, please submit a cover letter and resume and three (3) references by 4:30 p.m., Sept. 23, 2019:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In person: Leduc Civic Centre, 1 Alexandra Park
- Mail: Attention City Clerk’s Office, C/O City of Leduc, 1 Alexandra Park, Leduc, Alta. T9E 4C4
- Online: Leduc.ca/youth
Want to learn more? The city is hosting an information session for youth, ages 16 - 22, on September 11 from 7 – 8 p.m. at the LRC Oil Kings Room. Meet the people who will be involved, ask questions, get resources to help with applications and eat free pizza.
For more information, visit Leduc.ca/youth, email email@example.com or call 780-980-7177.
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Megan Hall, Corporate Communications