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Millennial Commission Seeking First Members

Other Boards and Commissions Have Vacancies

Post Date:03/22/2019 1:35 PM

(Fayetteville, N.C.) – The City’s Millennial Commission is seeking its first members. The board has 13 openings and applications are being accepted until midnight April 17. The duties and functions of the commission are to:

  • Advise the City on economic development and social matters as well as potential actions affecting young adult City residents
  • Help develop specific initiatives focused on attracting and keeping young adult residents in the city
  • Innovate, execute and sustain diverse and inclusive network connections for young adult residents
  • Connect young adults to engagement opportunities with the larger Fayetteville community
  • Assist in the dissemination of current and accurate information about the Fayetteville community
  • Provide and encourage leadership development for young adult residents of the city
  • Create mentorships and serve as role models for Fayetteville youths
  • Actively participate in group discussion - listen, ask questions, share experiences, give feedback and introduce ideas
  • Use digital tools and people power to spread information, create awareness, boost attendance and otherwise increase engagement with the City of Fayetteville
  • Contribute individually and lead, manage or participate in group projects
  • Obtain sponsorships (if needed)

“I encourage all of the young, bright minds in Fayetteville to apply for the Millennial Commission and bring ideas to the table that will help make our community more millennial-friendly,” Mayor Mitch Colvin said. “Millennials are our future generation and we need to focus on how to keep our locally-raised young adults here, as well as attract them from other cities.”

Additionally, citizens can help fill three vacancies on the Human Relations Commission and one opening on the Joint Appearance Commission. Applications for these boards will also be accepted until midnight April 17. All qualified applications will be presented to the Appointment Committee in May. The Fayetteville City Council will approve boards and commissions members at a regular meeting in May.

The City will accept applications via the City website at www.fayettevillenc.gov. Citizens should scroll over “Government” and choose “Boards and Commissions” under the “City Council” section.

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