Student Membership Opportunities on  Committees and Commissions

Mountain Lakes Borough Hall

MOUNTAIN LAKES — The Borough of Mountain Lakes is seeking interested high school students to serve on several of the Borough’s committees and commissions starting in September 2021. This is a unique opportunity for students with an interest in participating in local government and serving their community.
Scope of the Role: Student Members will be appointed for a one year term beginning in September 2021 and will participate in committee meetings, contribute to committee work, and serve as a liaison with the Mountain Lakes schools.
The time commitment will be approximately 4-6 hours per month. Students will serve on one of the following committees:
❖ The Environmental Commission: meets the 3rd Tuesday of every month at 7:30 PM
❖ The Historic Preservation Committee: meets one Tuesday every month at 7:30 PM
❖ The Lakes Management Advisory Committee: meets the 1st Tuesday of the month at 7:30 PM
❖ The Shade Tree Commission: meets the 2nd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM
❖ The Woodlands Advisory Committee: meets the 3rd Wednesday of the month at 7:30 PM

Additional information about each Committee and Commission is included on the Borough website by clicking here on the “Committees” tab.

Qualifications: This opportunity is open to any high school student either attending Mountain Lakes High School or residing in Mountain Lakes. Student applicants should have a strong interest in serving the community and in learning more about the work of their selected committee (e.g. historic preservation, the environment, sustainability), be able to attend committee meetings and complete committee work, and be in good standing with their high school. Application Process: Interested students should complete the attached brief application and submit it via email to the Borough Clerk, by June 30.