Youth Advisory Council

Mansfield Mag Youth Council-2016-17
2016-17 Members (L-R): Sydney Michener, Tiffany Pavey, Andrew Flanagan, Claudia Vilchez, Katie Randolph (Secretary), Lexi Neifert (Vice-Chair), Carson Ham (Chair), Haley Smith, and Leanne Blind. Not Pictured: Luke Michener (Historian), Kendall Barnes, and Leland Murphy.

Interested in municipal government? 


Apply for YAC! Applications for the 2017-18 school year are due by* Sunday, June 11, 2017. Want to know more? Download the packet or join us for our next meeting on Wednesday, May 3, at 5:00 p.m., in City Hall! Interviews with City Council will be Monday, June 19, 2017.


*Please note the updated deadline. Interviews with Council have been moved to their June meeting (instead of May), and the application due date has been updated accordingly.



Member Qualifications

  • Between the ages of 15 and 19 and currently enrolled in school; and
  • Reside within the corporate boundaries of the City of Kennedale; or
  • Reside within the boundaries of the Kennedale Independent School District; or
  • Attend a state-recognized school or homeschool within the corporate boundaries of the City of Kennedale
What else should I know?
All members of the YAC serve 1-years terms from June 1 to May 31 of each year, and can apply to be reappointed each year until they graduate from school. As with all city boards and commissions, YAC members are appointed by the City Council. YAC officers (Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Historian) are appointed by the YAC itself.
Mission Statement
"The City of Kennedale is a community where youth are valued and involved in planning for the future; the Kennedale Youth Advisory Council is a select group of young leaders who, through research, peer discussion, and community interaction, provide a youth perspective to City Council on a wide variety of community and youth-related issues."
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