Rockwall Council Accepting Applications for Rockwall Youth Advisory Council

The City of Rockwall is accepting applications for students who wish to be considered for the 2018-2019 Rockwall Youth Advisory Council (YAC).

The City Council will fill four vacancies on the YAC for the upcoming school year. Applicants should be freshmen through seniors who reside within the city limits of the City of Rockwall.

The purpose of the Rockwall YAC is to provide participation by local youth in municipal government and to teach students more about how local government works. The Rockwall Youth Advisory Council provides opportunities for positive community impact through organized participation in various city-sponsored activities and events. YAC students may also become involved in initiatives that benefit local youth.

For more information about the program and to submit an application online, visit

At least one letter of recommendation is required, and applications are due no later than Monday, August 27 by 8:00 a.m.

Letters of recommendation may be e-mailed to

Interviews will be scheduled for the afternoon of Thurs., August 30 with appointment selections being made by the Rockwall City Council at its Tuesday, September 4 meeting.

If you apply, please be sure to make yourself available after school on Thurs., August 30 for a brief (10 min.) interview.

Questions may be directed to Kristy Cole, City Secretary, either by e-mail or by calling (972) 772-6406.

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