The Alachua City Commission is accepting applications for three (3) vacancies on its Youth Advisory Council. Appointments will be for two-year terms. Interested applicants must be enrolled in a public school, private school or home education program within the City of Alachua in grades nine through twelve. Applicants must also be willing to attend meetings on at least a quarterly basis and have a keen interest in youth.
The duties of the YAC include recommending to the City Commission policies, procedures and philosophies on issues and initiatives to positively impact the lives of youth. Additionally, the YAC will facilitate community meetings with youth to discuss issues and suggestions for improvement, assist in planning and implementing various events to benefit youth in the community and promote and recognize abilities, accomplishments and contributions of youth.
To apply, you may obtain an application and information by clicking here or contact the City of Alachua at (386) 418-6100 to obtain a copy. Applications must be received by the City on or before May 30, 2013 for consideration. You may send your application Attention: City Manager’s Office, P.O. Box 9, Alachua, FL 32616.