City of Miramar Youth Advisory Council

Have you ever wished you could make a difference in your community? 

Do you want to learn more about the inner-workings of your municipal government? 

Do you believe you would be a good representative of your peers?

Apply to become a member of the City of Miramar Youth Advisory Council. 

The program is overseen by the Office of the Mayor and the Chief of Police.


Download the Youth Advisory Council Application Here


To encourage active citizenship and community involvement from tomorrow’s public service leaders


  • Miramar Youth Advisory Council members will be eligible for a Miramar Youth Advisory Council Scholarship
  • Council members will be eligible to receive up a $1,000.00 scholarship in their senior year
  • Council members must participate in the Miramar Youth Advisory Council a minimum of 2 years and be in good standing in their Senior year of High School to be eligible to receive any scholarship monies


  • Leadership activities which will provide hands-on leadership development and training; with special emphasis on highlighting the inner-workings of government 
  • Annual Council Research Project – A research paper written on a relevant topic, chosen by the Mayor and Chief of Police, which explores relevant conceptual, research, and policy issues 
  • National League of Cities Youth Advocacy Board – Council members will partner with the National League of Cities Youth Advocacy Board (Youthscape, etc.) 
  • “Inside Government” facilities tours and presentations – Council members will tour various city departments and facilities, and will receive information about their functions and operations in the city 
  • Service events – Council members will participate in various events, held by the city, which provide assistance and give back to the community (i.e.: holiday tree lighting, ribbon cuttings, Relay for Life etc.) 
  • Mandatory attendance (on a rotating basis) at all City Commission Meetings as a representative of the YAC 
  • Mandatory shadowing of a city department (scheduled is coordinated by the students with city department representatives so as not to conflict with school) 

Download the Youth Advisory Council Application Here


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Youth Advisory Council representing the City of Miramar in Kansas City, Missouri, 2022 during National League of Cities Conference. 

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