Mayor's Youth Commission

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ABOUT THE MAYOR'S YOUTH COMMISSION

Formed in 1996, the Missouri City Mayor’s Youth Commission was designed for youth representing their city, community, and schools to work toward the common purpose of developing their individual leadership skills to strengthen their communities through volunteer service and increased communication with municipal leaders. 

OUR MISSION

The Missouri City Mayor’s Youth Commission is a coalition of students dedicated to representing the youth through civic leadership in efforts to serve and improve the community.

MEETINGS

Meetings for the 2018-2019 school year will be on the 2nd Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 pm, between October and May*. Meetings are held in the City Hall Council Chamber, at 1522 Texas Parkway, Missouri City, TX 77489.

*The End-of-Year Banquet typically takes the place of May's meeting. Members will be notified in advance of banquet date, time and location details, and any other meeting changes.

WHY JOIN MYC?

  • Have a positive impact on your community.
  • Hear from municipal leaders and learn how municipal government works.
  • Gain and enhance essential leadership skills.
  • Have the opportunity to visit the State Capitol in March every other year and meet elected representatives.

OFFICE POSITIONS

All offices are for a one year term with no limit to the number of terms. The following positions are available:

  • President
    • Responsible for leading the Commission and presiding over meetings (following Robert's Rule of Order); works with members and MYC coordinators/liaisons to recommend, develop, plan and implement service projects and other commission activities.
  • Vice-President
    • Responsible for assisting the President in leading the Commission; presides over meetings or records minutes in place of the President or Secretary in case of absence.
  • Secretary
    • Responsible for maintaining meeting agendas and recording the minutes for each meeting; assists the President in ensuring the meeting is followed according to Robert's Rule of Order.
  • Historian
    • Responsible for photographing and documenting commission’s events, projects and activities throughout the year.


MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY

  • Must be a resident of Missouri City, either within the corporate City limits of Missouri City, or within the communities of the City's extra-territorial jurisdiction (ETJ).
  • Must currently be between 6th and 12th grade.
  • Must make a commitment to attending all MYC meetings; members should not have more than 2 excused absences.
  • Must make a commitment to serving the minimum required amount of community service.
  • Must complete the application process for consideration.

CODE OF CONDUCT

Members of the Missouri City Mayor's Youth Commission pledge to be a role model for the youth of Missouri City. In becoming members of MYC, individuals promise to:

  • Commit to community service and helping others.
  • Respect and listen to their peers and those in authority.
  • Be caring, honest and hardworking citizens.

The application deadline for the 2018-19 school year has now passed. Please check back in Summer 2019 for updates!

2018-2019 Member Handbook 

2018-2019 Program Schedule


  1. Patricia Yurcak

    Administrative Assistant
    Phone: 281.403.8638