To provide youth ages 14-18 with active, positive and safe recreational opportunities to increase their quality of life.
The Reno Youth City Council is a group of youth ranging from ages 14-18 who plan events and activities for the youth in Reno and provide input to the Reno City Council regarding youth issues that relate to the City of Reno.
Youth City Council Officers
There are four elected officer positions that hold for one year. Elections are held every February during the monthly meeting.
Youth City Council Subcommittees
Subcommittees are open to all people ages 12-20 regardless of being on the council. Each subcommittee has an appointed chairperson from the council. Current subcommittees include:
Public Relations/School Contact Committee: Brandon Shaw (Co-Chair)
Academics & Health Committee: Brandon Shaw (Co-Chair) and Matthew Clewitt
Seasonal Kick-Off Committee: Brandon Shaw (Co-Chair)
Tobacco Awareness Committee: Matthew Clewitt
All meetings are open to the public and the Youth City Council encourages public involvement. All meetings are at 6:30 p.m. at 1 East 1st Street Reno, NV-First Floor Council Chambers.
We would love to see you help out with the website, and much more. The benefits of getting involved are endless. By getting involved, you can learn all about the council, comprised of people between 14-18 years of age, with ideas on how to make Reno a better place for youth. If you're willing to be a part of a board that will create and implement these ideas, then apply today! You can apply in person at the City Clerk's office on the second floor at 1 East 1st Street or online at www.reno.gov All appointments are made by the Reno City Council and if appointed, individuals must meet certain obligations to remain on the board.