Youth Council

The purpose of the Youth Council @ Sugar Hill (“YCSH”) shall be to provide an opportunity for the youth of Sugar Hill to acquire a greater knowledge of, and appreciation for, the American political system through active participation in local government.  The YCSH shall assist the Mayor and City Council in solving the problems and accomplishing the goals of Sugar Hill by facilitating open dialogue and discussion with representatives of the youth.

Meet the 2017-2018 Sugar Hill Youth Council

Spencer-Grace Williams Ethan Shawl
Spencer Williams-Youth Mayor Kaan Cubukcu-Youth Mayor Pro Tem Ethan Shaw-Secretary
Nida Merchant Maya Chande Camryn Flores
Nida Merchant-Youth Ambassador Chair Maya Chande Camryn Flores  
Laura Ann Acker Camden Doker
Laura Ann Acker Camden Doker

 

The YCSH shall serve the citizens of Sugar Hill by:

A. Informing the Sugar Hill municipal government of the needs and wishes of the youth.
B. Planning and implementing social, educational, cultural and recreational activities for youth.
C. Working with the Mayor, City Council, City Department Heads, schools, chambers of commerce, civic clubs and service organizations to provide service and leadership opportunities for the youth of the City.
D. Instilling a feeling of positive self-worth and esteem, teaching respect for the rights and property of others, promoting community pride, and facilitating positive influences on our future community leaders.

Membership:      

The YCSH shall consist of a total of between six and eight (6-8) members. A selection committee of the City Council shall nominate no fewer than six or more than eight members.  Members shall be appointed by a majority vote of the City Council.  The members nominated by the selection committee shall be residents of the City of Sugar Hill and shall be between the ages of 14 and 18 years old as of the date of their appointment, and there can also be up to two non-resident members who must attend a local area school (or home school) and shall be between the ages of 14 and 18 years old as of the date of their appointment.  Any vacancies occurring during the term of office of any member shall be filled by appointment of Youth Council advisor as set forth above without regard to number in each category.

Meetings & Activities

The Sugar Hill Youth Council meets on the 1st, 3rd Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m.  All meetings will be held in the Council Chamber at Sugar Hill City Hall, located at 5039 West Broad Street, Sugar Hill, GA.  Work sessions will be held on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the History Museum, located at 5039 West Broad Street, Sugar Hill, GA.

Youth Council Agenda and Meeting Minutes


Youth Council Charter

Youth Council of Sugar Hill Charter


Contact Us:

Teacher Sponsors:     Kyle Jones from Lanier, kjones@lanierhs.org
City Contacts:               Varessa Butts, City of Sugar Hill, vbutts@cityofsugarhill.com