Kyle Area Youth Advisory Council (KAYAC)

City of Kyle Texas Official Website

Welcome to the Kyle Area Youth Advisory Council (KAYAC) web page!

The Kyle Area Youth Advisory Council (KAYAC) is a committee comprised of Kyle area youth citizens ages fourteen (14) to eighteen (18).  KAYAC gives students the opportunity to hear city business items and then advise the Kyle City Council from their unique perspective.

Purpose of Creation

This Youth Council Committee has been created as a sixteen (16) member committee that consists of youth ages 14-18, enrolled in ninth through twelfth grade levels, and either reside in the city limits of Kyle or currently attend a school in the Hays CISD school district. This Youth Council Committee is known as the Kyle Area Youth Advisory Council (KAYAC).

KAYAC shall be advisory in nature and has been created for the purpose of providing a youthful point of view for the Kyle City Council on community affairs and issues. This commission shall provide the opportunity for youth in the City of Kyle a formal role in the city's decision making process by hearing items and advising Kyle City Council from the perspective of area teens.

Learn more about KAYAC by reading our newsletter (in attachments below).‚Äč

Have questions? Want to share an idea? Thinking about getting involved? Contact Sarah Watson, swatson [at] cityofkyle [dot] com.

KAYAC is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 School Year!  Click on the link below to apply.

*For a printable version of the KAYAC Bylaws and Positions Description, please see attachments.

2016-2017 Meeting Dates: (This does not include Special Called meetings or community events)

The 2016-17 school year calendar for KAYAC will be posted in August.

All KAYAC meetings are held at Kyle City Hall beginning at 6:30 p.m. unless otherwise noted. 


Current Membership: (as of June 2016)

Members Position
Luke Jackson Chair
Aiden O'Keeffe Vice Chair 
Lila Ramos Secretary
Meghan Murphy City Council Liaison
Hanna Malott Member
Alex Moore Member
Nathaniel Garcia Member
Dalton Tristan Member
Destinee Cabrera Member
Nate McHale Member
Vacant Member
Vacant Member
Vacant Member
Vacant Member
Vacant Member
Vacant Member



City of Kyle Staff Liaison

Sarah Watson, CPSM

Recreation Programs Coordinator


swatson [at] cityofkyle [dot] com


City Council Representative

Shane Arabie

Council Member, District 3


district3rep [at] cityofkyle [dot] com                                                                                                                


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