Youth Council

The Hinesville Youth Council is focused on gaining knowledge of municipal government, developing leadership and public speaking skills, as well as promoting a means by which youth can share their perspective. Members include students from First Presbyterian Christian Academy, Bradwell Institute and Liberty County High Schools.

While most Youth Council meetings are closed, working sessions; there are several opportunities for youth* to address the Council during open session. Please note that the Youth Council will not hear school related issues. Any concerns or recommendations for initiatives should be presented to the LCSS or FPCA directly. In keeping with social distancing guidelines, open Youth Council Meetings may be held virtually until further notice.  

 *Only youth age 18 or under, residing within the City of Hinesville, and currently attending a private school within the City of Hinesville or attending a public school of the Liberty County School System may address the Youth Council.  All other persons should direct questions or comments to the City of Hinesville City Council.  

Mission Statement

The Hinesville Youth Council is dedicated to supporting and representing the youth in our local community by working bilaterally with City government, learning about leadership, responsibility, and the importance of service.

Vision Statement

The Hinesville Youth Council envisions a future of increased youth involvement in the local community and in local government policy. It is our vision to turn Hinesville into a sprawling green metropolis that will have an active and empowered youth population united to improve our community.

    Meeting Times
   Session 3 Open Meeting Dates
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Wednesday, December 15, 2021
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Wednesday, February 2, 2022
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Session 3 applications will open August 12, 2021.  Have questions about the program?  Contact Lia Jones, City Clerk, at (912) 876-3564 for more information. Youth Council Application.

SUBMISSION: Completed applications may be submitted by hand delivery, mail, or email and must be received by 4:00 pm September 17, 2021.


Hand Delivery: City of Hinesville City Clerk’s Office, Leave package for Lia Jones with receptionist.                                                 

Mailing Address:                                                                                                                                                                                     City of Hinesville                                                                                                                                                                                 City Clerk’s Office                                                                                                                                                                               Attn: Lia Jones/Youth Council                                                                                                                                                              115 East MLK Jr. Drive                                                                                                                                                                       Hinesville, GA 31313