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Bakersfield City Council now recruiting for Youth Commission

Posted at 10:40 PM, May 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-01 01:41:06-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — If you're a Bakersfield resident, currently in high school with a 3.0 grade point average or higher-- the city council is looking for you!

The city is recruiting for young people to serve on the Bakersfield Youth Commission due to Commissioner Tate Turner's upcoming term expiration and other vacancies.

The Youth Commission works to identify the concerns and needs of local youth, including matters related to recreational opportunities, park amenities, student safety, and volunteer opportunities with the city.

According to the city, Commissioner Tate Turner's term expires in July as well as Wards one and three.

If interested, you can grab an application at the City Clerk's Office, City Hall, 1600 Truxtun Avenue, or online.

Applications will be accepted until an adequate number have been received to fill the positions.

For further information and assistance regarding these appointments, please contact the City Clerk's Office at (661) 326-3767.