Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee

Youth standing against wall

Mayor's Youth Advisory Committee

MYAC provides Leamington youth with a voice and a structured opportunity to have a positive impact on the community through support for issues, causes and organizations they are passionate about. 

Applications for the Committee are now closed. Please check back in August 2022.

 Mandate 
The Municipality of Leamington's Youth Advisory Committee (MYAC) will provide a voice for the youth of Leamington, while advising Council of important recreational and social issues concerning the Municipality's younger population.
 Purpose
  1. Provide youth with a better understanding of municipal politics
  2. Present the opportunity for youth to provide input in regard to Council initiatives
  3. Establish youth related priorities annually for recommendation to council
  4. Engage and retain youth as part of a larger sustainable youth strategy and to foster youth returning to the community after the completion of their post-secondary education.
  5. Create information forums, workshops and surveys for youth to establish their needs, concerns, wants, and to promote general awareness of services/events that are targeted towards youth
  6. Plan and execute community events for both charity and fundraising
  7. Partner with established community organizations to provide a link to existing youth activities and other programs in the community
  8. Promote a positive recognition of youth in the community
  9. Provide an annual report to Council on the statue of projects/activities

10. Provide an opportunity to youth in the community to earn their mandatory volunteer hours

 Vision
It is the vision of the Committee to provide a communication link between the youth of Leamington and Municipal Council and to encourage facilities and programs that will enhance the quality of life, health and well-being of the youth in our community.
Committee Composition

The membership of the Committee shall be comprised as follows:

  • The Mayor;
  • One (1) member of Council;
  • Eight (8) to twelve (12) youth members; and
  • One (1) Community Services officer from the OPP.

Each member must be a resident of the Municipality of Leamington. Attention will be paid to ensure representation of all three high schools and a minimum of one member from the age categories 13/14, 15/16 and 17/18 if applications provide the opportunity. 

The Mayor’s Youth Advisory Committee held a community cleanup along the Monarch Trail on November 12. Special thanks to the volunteers, the OPP and Leamington Fire for helping to keep our community clean.

Contact(s)

© 2020 The Municipality of Leamington 111 Erie Street North, Leamington, Ontario N8H 2Z9

Phone: 519-326-5761
Fax: 519-326-2481
Email: General Information

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