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 4:30-6:00 PM at City Hall in the Commission Chambers. Prospective members are welcome to attend any meeting before applying.


  • 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.


  • 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

December 02, 2023
The holidays in 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 safe celebrations, and a holiday playlist, features several ways to celebrate with loved ones.
November 22, 2023
Mayor Woody Brown will be joining in the festive tradition of bell ringing for a noble cause on Wed, Dec 6, from 10am to 7pm. Mayor Brown will be in Downtown Largo at the Publix located at 857 West Bay Drive.
November 16, 2023
The City of Largo is launching the second year of a city-wide survey for residents and business owners/managers. Starting November 16, 2023, a random sample of residents and all business owners will receive a postcard with a unique link/QR code to complete the survey online. The survey will open to the public in early December.
November 14, 2023
Prepare your jigs, dust off your lucky shoes, and join us in the most exciting event of the year – Largo's Shamrock ‘N Run at the enchanting Ulmer Park in the heart of Downtown Largo! On Sat, Mar 16, 2024, get ready to dance through a field of green runners because this event is bound to be a sham-azing experience!
November 13, 2023
Join the excitement as the Largo Recreation, Parks, & Art Department invites you to dive into a week-long adventure of FREE fitness classes and programs that will leave you energized and wanting more.
November 08, 2023

Celebrate the holidays in a truly inclusive and magical way at Ulmer Park's upcoming "Sensitive Santa" event! This special occasion is designed to provide families with a safe and accommodating environment to enjoy the festive season, taking place on Fri, Dec 8 and Fri, Dec 15, from 6-7:30pm.

November 03, 2023
Senator Nick DiCeglie and Representative Berny Jacques will present the City of Largo with a check for $300,000 for the Largo Central Park Restroom Facility Project on November 28, 2023, at 11:30am at Shelter 8 in Largo Central Park.
November 01, 2023
The City of Largo's Southwest Preschool is thrilled to announce open enrollment for eager young learners! 
October 25, 2023
Largo Fire Rescue’s Extrication Team showcased their unparalleled expertise and dedication, clinching top honors at the prestigious 2023 TERC North American Vehicle Rescue Challenge held in Long Island, NY, October 19-21, 2023.
October 16, 2023
Hailed by Variety Magazine as “one of contemporary jazz’s most talented and inventive musicians,”
September 01, 2023
Looking for a senior gym discount? We have the ultimate discount for Largo seniors. Starting October 1, 2023, the Largo Recreation, Parks, and Arts Department will offer all recreation fitness classes at Highland, Southwest, and the Community Center for free to individuals with eligible healthcare providers.
September 01, 2023
Planning for the Southwest Pool renovations continues as Team Members work to balance the facility's needs with the current budget. The project is currently in the design phase and renovations are planned to include resurfacing, repairs to the dive tower, and more. It is currently anticipated construction will begin in early 2024 
August 21, 2023
Central Park Performing Arts Center Announces 2023-24 Season! The Central Park Performing Arts Center is proud to announce its new season of performances, featuring a diverse lineup that will offer an exciting array of performances, including theatre, dance, the Children's Educational Series, family entertainment, jazz, classical, pop, rock music, and comedy. 
May 17, 2023
Our family-friendly Children's and Family performances are the perfect way to introduce your young ones to the magic of live theatre.
November 04, 2022
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.

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