Youth Leadership Council

Largo youth leadership council at city commission meeting 2018Are you a teen who wants to make a difference in your community? The City of Largo Youth Leadership Council (LYLC)  provides 8th-grade and high school students with an opportunity to participate in leadership and community service to help make a difference in Largo. Council members also have the opportunity to earn community service hours and be a part of upcoming city-wide projects such as neighborhood beautification, parent-teen relationship building, and environmental awareness.

For more information about the Largo Youth Leadership Council, please contact the committee liaison at [email protected]. Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of the month from 4:00-5:30 PM at City Hall in the Commission Chambers. Prospective members are welcome to attend any meeting before applying.

WHO CAN JOIN?

  • Current students in 8th grade or high school (grades 9-12).
  • Must be a City of Largo resident, attend a school in Largo, or work within the City.
  • Have a 2.0 GPA or higher.
  • Have a desire to learn about City government.

HOW TO JOIN?

  • To apply, please complete the application form below. 
  • Qualified applications will be reviewed.
  • Committee will appoint the selected candidates.

Apply for the Largo Youth Leadership Council

November 29, 2022
Kick off your holidays with the City of Largo and our annual Holiday Tree Lighting and Holiday Strolling Market events on Saturday, December 3 starting at 6pm at Largo Central Park. Stroll through our light display and watch various performers, and stick around to catch the tree lighting at 6pm. Santa will make a visit for free photos with Santa from 7-8:30pm. Food and beverage vendors will be on-site.
November 24, 2022
This family-friendly annual tradition presented by the City of Largo starting November 24 through January 1 from 6-11pm nightly features a spectacular holiday light display, stunning carousel, and seven-story Ferris wheel that offers a breathtaking bird's-eye view of the 70-acre Largo Central Park and more than two million dazzling LED lights. Food and beverage vendors will also be on-site selling delicious treats and eats.
November 21, 2022
The holidays in the City of Largo are a magical time, and we want to ensure you and your family have a safe and fun season. From things to do in Largo, tips on hosting celebrations safely, and a holiday playlist, Largo.com/HollyJolly features several ways to celebrate with loved ones.
November 16, 2022
As of December 2, there are four boards with openings for community members to apply for.
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Largo City Commission, City Leadership, and the Horizon Project Team joined the project architect, ASD│SKY and Biltmore Construction in Downtown Largo for an official groundbreaking ceremony of Horizon West Bay in Fall 2022. Mayor Woody Brown and City Manager Henry Schubert welcomed guests and talked about Horizon as a true investment in a Downtown vision.
May 18, 2022
At the Tuesday, May 17 Largo City Commission Meeting, City Commission approved an agreement with OB Golf Investment Group LLP to purchase a 26.7-acre property across the street from Taylor Park for $600,000.
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As part of the current roadway restoration on 20th Street, beginning Tuesday, May 17, the City's contractor will begin construction on the northbound lane of 20th Street between West Bay Drive and Melhenbacher Road. The northbound lane will be closed and northbound traffic will not be permitted between West Bay Drive and Melhenbacher.
November 18, 2021
The City of Largo is planning updates to Woodrow Park and the surrounding area. Check this site for project updates.

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