City Announces First Student Municipal Representatives to Serve on Green's Boards and Commissions

City Announces First Student Municipal Representatives to Serve on Green's Boards and Commissions
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City of Green Announces the First Student Municipal Representatives
to Serve on Green’s Boards and Commissions

Green, OH – Mayor Gerard Neugebauer is pleased to announce the first class of Student Rep ClassStudent Municipal Representatives to serve on six of Green’s boards, commissions and task forces.  

Eleven Green teens will serve on six boards, commissions and task forces as part of this new program designed to encourage volunteerism and civic responsibility, while providing valuable real-life experiences.  

The following students have been named to the following boards or commissions:

Planning and Zoning Commission: Green High School (GHS)Junior Pranshanth Ragunathan and Walsh Jesuit High School Sophomore Emily Alessia;

Design Review Board: GHS Sophomore Darby Hurr;

Historic Preservation Commission:  GHS Seniors Dominic McClung and Austin Elkins;

Parks and Recreation Board: GHS Sophomore Emma Smith, Bryan White;

Living Green Task Force: GHS Junior Amanda Salmons;

Drug Task Force: GHS Sophomore Julia Tsarnas, GHS Seniors William Babbitt and Denton Cohen;

The students will be presented and “sworn-in” to their positions during the September 26 City Council meeting.  

“We are excited to have these students represent their schools and their city this year as Student Municipal Representatives,” said Valerie Wolford, communications manager overseeing the students’ involvement.  “These students get a front row seat to witness the working of municipal government.  We see their involvement as an opportunity for them to learn more about City government, while offering our boards, commissions and task forces a younger perspective.”   

The Student Municipal Representatives will serve September 2017 – May 2018 as non-voting members of the various boards.   The program is open to Green residents entering grades 10 – 12.  Applications will be accepted in the spring of 2018 for the 2018-2019 school year.   For more information about the program, visit www.cityofgreen.org/studentrepresentatives

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit www.cityofgreen.org or follow us @Cityofgreen on Twitter or like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofgreenohio

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