The Committee is tasked with providing input to the City Council and City Administration regarding programs, services, projects and issues. Topics addressed by past Youth Advisory Committees include:
Youth Activities & Youth Opinions
Drug abuse and underage drinking prevention
Environmental / Climate Awareness
The Youth Advisory Committee offers students the chance to:
Be decision-makers for youth issues, needs, and opportunities.
Build leadership skills.
Earn community service hours.
Learn about local government.
Learn about local philanthropy.
Give back to the community.
The Youth Advisory Committee (YAC) consists of 20 youth representatives.
Portage City Hall - 7900 S. Westnedge Avenue
One Monday per month (September through June)
2022 - 2023 Meeting Schedule
The Youth Advisory Committee is very active in the community and organizes several city-wide events. The YAC also volunteers at the Portage Community Center and learns about the role of local government.