Mayor’s Youth Council accepting applications

The City of Natchitoches Mayor’s Youth Council is accepting applications. The Mayor’s Youth Council promotes civic engagement and inspires the next generation by fostering participation in city government and volunteerism. It is a semester-long program for students in the Natchitoches area that allows them to advocate for causes relevant to area youth. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month at 5:30 pm in the City Council Chambers.

Students must be in 11th -12th grade attending a public or private school in the City of Natchitoches, and maintain a 2.5 GPA. Students may pick up an application from their school or online at and return it to the Mayor’s Office at 700 Second Street or mail it to P.O. Box 37, Natchitoches, LA 71458. Applications will be accepted until the close of business on Wednesday, Dec. 6.

For questions call 318-352-2772.