New Fountain Youth Council moving forward
Last updated 7/29/2020 at 12:24pm
By G. Connor Salter and Karin Hill
Plans for a new Youth Council to engage teens in their community and local government have taken shape, and applications are now being accepted.
In April the Fountain City Council had voted to create a new Youth Council for teens between 14 - 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.
"The city's hope is for our youth to...