The Happy Valley Youth Council is an advisory board serving as teen advocates in their community.
Youth Councilors collaborate on ideas and information and look to the City Council for mentorship and assistance. The Youth Council encourages community members to join their events and attend their monthly council meetings.
Welcome new 2023 – 2024 Youth Councilors
June 20, 2023, City Council celebrated the installation of seven new youth councilors, who were sworn in by Mayor Tom Ellis.
Dominic Pienovi (not pictured), Luke Stahl, David Sharyan, John Rask, Larissa Bonn, Paige Hunt, and Grace Bach.
The youth council’s calendar runs in concurrence with the school year, from September to June. During these months, meetings are held on the second Wednesday of the month at 4:30 pm in the council chamber at city hall.
The Happy Valley Youth Councilors serve the City on a voluntary basis. Terms end at the conclusion of the Councilor’s high school career. Term lengths vary in accordance to the date elected to the Council.
Happy Valley Youth Council requires teens to be at a freshman through senior academic level and reside in the City of Happy Valley.