Applications still being accepted for ’12-’13 Rochester Hills Government Youth Council

The City of Rochester Hills is now accepting applications through Friday, May 11, 2012, for consideration for membership on the 2012-2013 Rochester Hills Government Youth Council (RHGYC).

The Rochester Hills City Council established the RHGYC to promote youth involvement in local government through active participation and the mutual exchange of ideas and experience.  There are thirteen positions on the Youth Council, which include two representatives from each City Council district and five at-large members.  Youth members serve for one-year terms with the opportunity for reappointment.  Terms run concurrent with the school year:  September 1 through August 31.

To be eligible for consideration for the Rochester Hills Government Youth Council, you must reside in the city of Rochester Hills, and be a freshman, sophomore, junior or senior in high school.

Applications are available on the City’s website on the Youth Representatives page.  Visit, and navigate to the Youth Representatives page in the City Council area of the website for a downloadable brochure and application.  For more detailed information on Youth Council, please contact Leanne Scott, Adult Advisor, at 248-841-2460.

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