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Junior City Council

What is the purpose of the Junior City Council?

The Auburn City Council created the Junior City Council in order to get advice and ideas from students on things like parks, recreation, entertainment, traffic, police, festivals, trails, environmental stewardship and other social issues. Students will learn leadership skills, improve their chances for scholarships, learn how City government operates and see how they can influence government activities in order to make a positive difference in the community.

Who can be on the Junior City Council?

The members of the Council must be from middle schools and high schools within the city limits.

One (1) member can be from other schools located outside of the City as long they are an Auburn resident.

Current Junior City Council members:

Waylon Menzia - Chair
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Savannah Lueck
Khysner Ayo
Khysner Ayo
Jonathan Mulenga - Vice Chair
Janine Park
Janine Park
Emily Helms
Emily Helms
Briseyda Sandate
Briseyda Sandate

How much time will it take a student?

It is estimated that students will need to spend about 2 hours per week during the school year attending meetings, participating in City functions and studying for meetings.

What is the application process?

Please fill out our online application. Students need to submit two letters of recommendation, one from the principal, and another from a teacher or counselor.

For more information, call 253-931-4009 or email Dana Hinman.