Youth Council Application

2018-19 Youth Council applications are due no later than August 24th at 5 PM.  Applicants must be willing and available to attend an interview session on Wednesday, August 29th at 5:00 PM at City Hall.

After submitting application, please print the Youth Council Sugar Hill Teacher Rec, have your teacher fill it out, and bring it with you to your interview.

**Our organization strongly values proactivity and willingness to engage challenges.  Early application submissions are encouraged and will be taken into consideration.

Youth civic engagement is the future of our city, state, and nation. The City of Sugar Hill extends its best wishes for your good luck and success in the application process.

Applicants should:

  • Be available for meetings on Wednesdays from 5:30PM-7:00 PM
    (Membership may be revoked for more than two missed sessions per semester)
  • Be a current high school student
  • Be ready and willing to commit 15-20 hours a month
  • Be willing to engage Mayor and Council as well as their student bodies and attend City Council Sessions on the second Monday of each month at 7:30 PM.
  • Be willing to commit to joining at least one additional city-affiliated community group
  • Be ready to learn and shape municipal policy
  • Be present at various City of Sugar Hill events throughout the year
  • Priority will be given to residents who live within the City of Sugar Hill limits

For any questions, contact:

Teacher Sponsors:

Tyler Henry from Lanier,  tyler_henry@gwinnett.k12.ga.us

City Contacts:

Youth Council Advisor Mike Sullivan, mike.sullivan.96@gmail.com

Varessa Butts, City of Sugar Hill, vbutts@cityofsugarhill.com

Thank you for your application and drive to make Sugar Hill the best city it can be.

Youth Council 2018-2019 Application

  • The Sugar Hill Youth Council is designed to provide real world understanding of city government for high school students. Members will be exposed to city operations and have the opportunity to learn about how local government functions. Youth Council members will have opportunities to get hands-on experience through organizing and executing government activities and city-sponsored events.
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