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Council mulls student representatives

The City of Shelton is considering either adding a student representative to the seven-member city council or creating a student commission that would advise on matters such as parks and recreation.

Members of the Shelton City Council discussed the proposal at its work session April 26.

City Manager Jeff Niten said city councils in Sequim and Quincy each have a “youth liaison.” In Sequim, the president of the Associated Student Body fills the role, while in Quincy, the mayor appoints the student and the council confirms the choice, he said.

The student representatives do not vote, and are not...


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