DOWNEY - Downey teens are invited to apply for a seat on the Downey Youth Commission, an advisory to the City Council on youth-related issues.Established in 2011, the commission is for high school students who are interested in learning about local government and would like to be more active in the community. Members are expected to participate in monthly meetings throughout the school year to learn about different city projects, plan activities, discuss youth topics and participate in community events. To be eligible, teens must live in Downey and be enrolled in high school. Applications are online at downeyca.org and at the City Clerk's office on the third floor of city hall. Applications are due by 4 p.m. on Aug. 9. For more details, call (562) 904-7238.
********** Published: July 18, 2013 - Volume 12 - Issue 14