Tigard Youth Councilor reappointed
Tigard Youth Councilor Aishiki Nag has been reappointed to serve another one-year term on the Tigard City Council.
The Tigard City Council voted on her reappointment last month.
While youth councilors normally serve only one term, a two-month search yielded only one application for the position, according to city officials.
Nag, an incoming senior at Tigard High School, interviewed for the reappointment with Mayor Jason Snider, Council President Heidi Lueb and former Youth Councilor Emilio Calderon.
"Over the past year I was able to get over the initial learning curve of the program and I think I am able to give better input in meetings," Nag wrote in a news release. "I want to continue working on my main goals, such as working with the internal team to come up with the finished Climate Resiliency Plan, continue leading Climate Champions and continue working with Library Director Halsted Bernard on creating a free-fridge program in downtown Tigard to reduce food waste and help the houseless community in Tigard."
For the future, Nag plans to continue her voter registration campaigns, coordinating with the Tigard Youth Advisory Council and the Teen Library Council and would also like to create a youth team to promote downtown businesses. In addition, she wants to reach out to vulnerable communities in the city.
Begun in 2019, Tigard youth council position allows students to participate in Tigard City Council meetings as well as allowing them to cast non-binding votes on city issues and other council business.
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