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Application for Youth Advisory Board

Thank you for interest in serving on a board or commission! Please note the following membership requirements for boards and commissions:

  • Upon application for and acceptance for appointment, board and commission members demonstrate their intention and ability to attend meetings. If appointed, frequent nonattendance may result in termination of the appointment.
  • Applicants must be a registered voter (applies to 18 years and older).
  • Applicants must be a resident of the Fort Collins Growth Management Area for one year (See map of Growth Management Area).
  • All appointed boardmembers are required to complete a training course within 6 months of appointment.

The City of Fort Collins will make reasonable accommodations for access to City services, programs and activities and will make special communication arrangements for persons with disabilities. Please call 416-2525 for assistance.

Application deadlines vary. Please check CURRENT VACANCIES listing for deadlines. Late applications will be kept on file for future vacancies. This application is subject to the Colorado Open Records Act and should not be considered confidential.

Please note that some fields on this form have character limit restrictions, which includes spaces. This requirement is necessary to ensure that applications submitted online are identical to those filled out by hand. An "Additional Comments" field is also provided at the end of this application is more space is needed.

Applicant information

Your name: (required)

Mailing Address: (required)

Zip: (required)

Residence: (If different than mailing address)

Residence Zip:

Home phone, including area code: ###-###-#### (required)

Cell Phone, including area code: ###-###-####

Are you under 21 years of age? (required)

E-Mail Address:

Have you resided within the Fort Collins Growth Management Area (GMA) for at least 1 year? (required)

Which Council District do you live in?

Are you a registered voter? (applies to 18 years or older) (required)

If you are a student, which school do you attend? (30 characters max)

Current Grade Level?

If you have a job, where do you work and what do you do? (300 characters max):

Volunteer experience: Please include dates (250 characters max):

Are you presently serving on a City board or commission?

If so, which one?

Can you commit to meeting one day a month for at least 1 year?

Will you be able to provide your own transportation to meetings?

If you are under the age of 21 and still in school, have you discussed your participation on this board with your parent(s) or guardian(s):

Why do you want to become a member of this particular board or commission? (250 characters max):

Have you attended a meeting of the board or commission you are applying to or talked to anyone currently on the board?

If yes, please share your experience: (300 characters max)

Have you ever been convicted of a crime (except for minor traffic offenses that resulted only in a fine)?

If yes, please explain in complete detail. State the nature and approximate date of the conviction, the sentence imposed, whether the sentence has been completed, and any other information you consider to be relevant. (400 characters max)

Youth Advisory Board Issues
Briefly explain what you believe are the three most important issues facing the Youth Advisory Board, and how do you believe this board should address each issue?

Issue 1:(800 characters max) (required)

Issue 2:(800 characters max) (required)

Issue 3:(800 characters max) (required)

Skills, Activities, Interests

List any abilities, skills, licenses, certificates, specialized training, or interests you have which are
applicable to this board or commission: (300 characters max)

Please specify any activities which might create a serious conflict of interest if you should be appointed to
this board or commission: (300 characters max)

Additional Comments (2 pages max):
This field can be used for additional space or to paste a 2-page resume.

How Did You Learn of a Vacancy on This Board or Commission?

By typing your name in the space provided below, I submit my electronic signature and application to the City of Fort Collins and swear or affirm under penalty of perjury pursuant to the laws of the State of Colorado:

-that I meet the eligibility requirements of the position sought and
-that the information provided in this application is true and correct to the best of my knowledge.

Signature: (required)