The Cottonwood Council refreshed the makeup of the Cottonwood Youth Commission during Tuesday night's council meeting. Students appointed members of the commission included Gabrielle Makuch, Ryan Young, Kirsten Conover, Jasmine Banks, Kayle Gordon, Riley McClellan, Charles Novak, Parker Kleck, Carrington Midkiff, Wyatt Midkiff, Sirilale Saengsawang, Krista Earl, Evan Snyder, Adult Representative Kirsten Hastings and alternates Gunner Tillemans, Ashley McCracken, Jayde Martell, and Sarah Ortiz.
The Commission was created in 2004 is made up of 14 members who attend public, private, or charter schools within Cottonwood, or are home-schooled representatives who live inside or outside the corporate limits of Cottonwood. Finally, one is a non-voting community representative who resides either inside or outside the city limits.
CYAC has now prepped the Cottonwood Recreation Center's roof for Santa's landing. The Commission has gotten the go ahead from Santa to put up the Angel Tree. Santa's Chief Flight Officer confirmed he will be landing in Cottonwood high atop the gables of the Recreation Center Dec. 18-19. Depending on weather in the North Pole we are expecting Santa at 5 p.m. and staying until 7 p.m. each day.