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First ever Youth Common Council is sworn into office
UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - The first ever members of a new Youth Common Council were inducted Thursday night in Utica City Hall.
Mayor Robert Palmieri swore the six teenagers in and presented them with certificates officiating their spots in the council as tons of the students friends and family watched in delight. The Mayor said the Youth Council will be in conjunction with the Common Council and that he will do all he can to implement the students ideas for betterment of the city.
Delvin Moody, the President of the Youth Council said this all started with a small idea, "Strategic planning and thinking, brain power and really examining what's the right way to go about building the city Youth Council and who are the right young people to build Utica and make it the best that it can be."
Moody says his first idea is to implement a youth day in the city.