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

January 18, 2023
The City of Largo has been named a 2022 Tree City USA® by the Arbor Day Foundation for its continued commitment to effective urban forest management. This marks the thirty-third year Largo has earned this national honor from the Arbor Day Foundation.
January 03, 2023
The City of Largo, along with municipalities across the United States, received American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to support local recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen overall community health and resilience.
January 03, 2023
December 21, 2022
The City of Largo is proud to announce the 2023 dates for ShredFest, the free document shredding and recycling event. Please join us on January 14, April 15, and October 14 at the Starkey Road Recycling Center (1551 Starkey Rd) from 9am-12pm or until the trucks are full.
December 19, 2022
If you’re longing for some Big Top fun, join us for this captivating 175-year-old European circus, run by the Zoppé family for eight generations.
November 16, 2022
As of December 2, there are four boards with openings for community members to apply for.
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.
May 12, 2022
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.

Population Size

4th

Largest City in Tampa Bay

Acres of Park Land

4.5K

Largo Businesses