THE CITY OF HAZLETON’S JUNIOR COUNCIL

ADVISORY MEMBER PROGRAM

The Junior Council Advisory Member Program is an outstanding opportunity to get the youth of the City of Hazleton to participate in the governing process of his or her own community. Hazleton City Council believes that the outreach of both the community to the youth and the youth to the community is the start of building our city toward a better future.

GUIDELINES:

  • APPLICANTS MUST BE RESIDENTS OF THE HAZLETON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT
  • Applicants must be in 10th, 11th or 12th grade
  • The selected candidates must take the Oath of Office
  • The selected candidates must serve one full term (currently October 2017 to June 2018) to coincide with the current school year
  • The selected candidates must attend regularly scheduled, twice monthly Council meetings (attendance at special meetings is not required)
  • The selected candidates are encouraged to participate in discussions, and give opinions concerning the issues brought before Council
  • The selected candidates must observe all Council meeting rules, which will be provided prior to the first meeting
  • The selected candidates must dress appropriately

JUNIOR COUNCIL MEMBERS CANNOT:

  • Vote on any Ordinances, Resolutions, Motions, etc.
  • Attend executive sessions of Council

Any student who would like to participate in the program should complete an application and return it to Eileen Matenkoski, City Clerk by Friday, September 22, 2017 at 3:30 p.m. City Council will then select candidates from the applications received, and pass a Resolution at the next regularly scheduled Council meeting appointing the selected applicants as the new members of Junior Council.

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