Youth City Council

The Highland Youth City Council is a great opportunity for youth to serve their community.hycc swearing in

The Highland Youth City Council (HYCC) provides opportunities for leadership, community events, community service, and governmental learning. Applicants must live in Highland City and be in grades 9-12. HYCC membership is not limited, but is asked to make a time commitment. HYCC members will serve a term of 12 months from January - December with the exception of those in their senior year of high school who will serve 6 months from January - June. Members are put into committees for their service. They must commit to being involved in one or more of the following committees: Events, Service, Government, and Communications.

HYCC has a Leadership Group that consists of 8 members: Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Recorder, Secretary, Service Chair, Events Chair, Government Chair, and Communications Specialist.

Some of the activities the Youth Council participates in include: Leadership Retreats, Legislative Day, Easter Egg Hunt, Arbor Day Tree Planting, Highland City Open House, Highland Fling, Service Projects, Senior Citizens Appreciation Dinner, Halloween events, Tree Lighting event and the Highland City Christmas celebrations.

Applications for 2024 Youth Council open Thursday, October 19, 2023. You can find the application online with this form. 

Please email the completed application form to Robin Wise (Civic Event Coordinator) at or submit a paper copy to the front desk of the Highland City building.

Leadership applications are due November 9th, general council applications are due on November 9th.   After the yearly deadline, applications will continue to be accepted for a waiting list. When vacancies arise, they will be filled from the waiting list.

For questions please contact Robin Wise (Civic Event Coordinator) at