Florence youth are encouraged to apply for the new Florence Youth Commission open to students, 14 to 18 years old. This commission will represent the interests of youth and serve as a direct voice to Town staff and the Mayor and Town Council. Members of the commission will also be versed in the operations of town government and increase their knowledge of civic education as well. Meetings will be held monthly with officers selected at the first meeting. Deadline for applications is Friday, August 31st. Applications are available in the counselor’s office at Florence High School, at the Community Center, 778 N. Main or online at www.florenceaz.gov/parks-and-recreation under Forms. For more information, call (520) 868-7699.