District of Elkford welcomes teens to Council

To increase awareness of local government, the District has had youth representatives on Council for 10 years.

The District of Elkford mayor and council welcomed Senior Council Youth Representative Taylor Wurmlinger and Junior Council Youth Representative Nicole Klein to begin their new term on Council on November 25.

Wurmlinger is in Grade 11 and is the younger sister of Shelby who was the Senior Youth Representative last year.

Klein is in grade 10 and returning for her second year as the Junior Youth Representative. Both youth reps are students at Elkford Secondary School.

The Districts’ policy surrounding youth involvement on council is to increase awareness of local government activities among Elkford youth and to increase Council’s awareness of youth issues in Elkford. This is the tenth year youth have been involved with Council.