Mayor's Youth Council

Helpful Documents

The resources you find in this section will help you make the most of the Mayor’s Youth Council (MYC) during your tenure in this organization.

Meet Your Council Member
Knowing your council member is an important part of being on the Mayor's Youth Council. Follow this link for more information: www.houstontx.gov/council.

Council Meetings
Please review some of the City of Houston council meetings and/or hearings posted at the link below.  The MYC meetings will be facilitated in a similar format. http://houstontx.city.swagit.com/

MYC By-Laws
We have updated the MYC By-laws in 2016 in an effort to create a more inclusive and comprehensive understanding of the duties of the MYC. The By-laws should be used throughout the term of the MYC and should be referenced when appropriate. Additionally, ALL applicants should read the By-laws in its entirety before applying.

Roberts Rules of Order
Robert's Rules of Order is the standard for facilitating discussions and group decision-making. The MYC encourages fairness and participation by all of its members and has adopted the following rules for all meetings.

Click on the following link to view Robert's Rules of Order: www.robertsrules.org/rulesintro.htm

Teen Voting Guide
"As YOUTH we have a unique voice when it comes to political issues.
Let your voice be heard! Learn how to share your voice! Register to vote!"