City Council approves new Youth Council for Fountain
Last updated 4/22/2020 at 12:15pm
By Karin Hill
The Fountain City Council, during its first fully virtual online meeting April 14, voted to create a new Youth Council for teens between 14 and 18 years old.
Detra Duncan, one of the council’s newest members, proposed the idea and worked with City Manager Scott Trainor to develop a plan. She said the council would allow youth to get involved in city government, make friends, boost their resume and develop personal growth.
“I think this is a great start to get them started,” she said.
Trainor said the council would be comprised of students from any local schools who meet...