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Teens sought for positions on Youth Commission

Post Date:03/13/2017 11:45 AM

For Immediate Release

Contact: Amy Bolton, Public Information Officer       
Office:  623-882-7053

Teens sought for positions on Youth Commission


Application deadline: May 31


Goodyear, Ariz. (March 13, 2017) – Goodyear teens already in high school or who will be entering it this fall are invited to apply for a position with the Youth Commission before May 31.

The Goodyear Youth Commission provides a venue for students to develop leadership skills through involvement in city government and creates a format for students to express their voice on a variety of youth-related issues such as: youth programming; recreation opportunities; and special events.

For more information or to apply, call 623-882-7781, email or visit


About Goodyear
As one of the fastest growing cities in the United States, the city of Goodyear is poised to rapidly add to the current population of 78,189. Set in the West Valley of metropolitan Phoenix, the city encompasses 191 square miles that is only 10% built out. Home to a strong, educated and skilled workforce, Goodyear is well-positioned for growth. Featuring an ideal location, major transportation corridors – Interstate 10 and State Route 303 – reliable infrastructure, abundant land and a low cost of living, Goodyear has already attracted many major employers including Amazon, REI, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Macy’s, Subzero and the Michael Lewis Company. As the spring training home of Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds and the Cleveland Indians, fans from across the country flock to catch the exciting action at Goodyear Ballpark. A thriving healthcare corridor, anchored by Abrazo West Campus and Cancer Treatment Centers of America, serves not only the community but the entire region. Supported by a strong median household income of $69,078 and a median age of 36.7 years, the diverse retail, dining and recreation options offer residents choices to enjoy and support the local community. According to the most recent satisfaction survey, 93% of residents rate Goodyear as a good/excellent place to live.