The Mayor’s Youth Council Organization “MYC” exists to provide a voice for the young adults of our community allowing the opportunity to address issues and concerns that affect them directly and offer solutions to local government officials through participation and community involvement.
Application for membership for the City of Rising Sun Mayor’s Youth Council is open to all young adults who complete this application, reside in Rising Sun and Ohio County, and are between the ages of 13 – 18.
The Mayor’s Youth Council will represent their community in a responsible fashion and shall serve as an advisory council to the City of Rising Sun regarding community issues affecting youth and shall serve as a liaison between the young adults of the community and the city. The Mayor’s Youth Council will enable youth to work toward goals that empower all of the community’s youth and to undertake service projects that enhance the community.
Members of the Mayor’s Youth Council will be selected by a panel. Selection will not be made based on academic achievement, leadership or organization skills; however, all elements will be taken into consideration. The determining factors of the Mayor’s Youth Council will be based on the following components:
• Interest in participation on the Mayor’s Youth Council.
• Willingness to be part of a team that discusses town issues affecting youth.
• Commitment to attend monthly meetings.
Click here for the Bylaws of the Mayor's Youth Council.
Click here to download an application for the Mayor's Youth Council.