OAK RIDGE, Tenn. (June 7, 2022) – The City of Oak Ridge is extending the application deadline for the 2022 Mid-Year Elections of the Youth Advisory Board (YAB), Environmental Quality Advisory Board (EQAB), and the Traffic Safety Advisory Board (TSAB). The new deadline is Monday, June 13, at 5:00pm.


YAB is taking applications to fill 16 positions, each serving a 1-year term commencing August 1, 2022. Applicants must be a resident of Oak Ridge and be a rising 8th through 12th grade student by the start of the term.


EQAB and TSAB are both accepting applications for high school representatives. The position on EQAB is to serve a 2-year term, and the position on TSAB is to serve a 1-year term. To qualify for the EQAB and TSAB high school representatives, an applicant must be a high school-age student and must be a resident of Oak Ridge.


Applications will be accepted either online or in person in the City Clerk’s office until Monday, June 13, 2022, at 5:00 p.m. 


Representatives to the Youth Advisory Board will be chosen by a screening panel and confirmed by City Council at the July 11, 2022, City Council meeting, along with student representatives to the Environmental Quality Advisory Board and Traffic Safety Advisory Board. 


Please visit www.oakridgetn.gov/online/cityclerk/bcelections for additional information.