Kyle Area Youth Advisory Council (KAYAC)

City of Kyle Texas Official Website

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 fourteen (14)to eighteen (18), enrolled in ninth (9th) through twelfth (12th) 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 shall be 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 City Council on the youth perspective.

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

2015 Meeting Dates: (This does not include Special Called meetings or community events)

Currently, all meetings will be held at City Hall starting at 6:30pm unless otherwise noted. 

Wednesday, September 2nd Wednesday, November 4th @ Public Works*
Wednesday, September 16th Wednesday, November 18th @ Public Works*
Wednesday, October 14th Tuesday, December 1st
Wednesday, October 28th Wednesday, December 9th


Current Membership: (as of September 2015)

Members Position
Jonathan Lopez Chair
Andy Garza Vice Chair - Liaison to City Council
Melysa Alvarez Secretary
Robert Brown Member
Hanna Malott Member
Alex Moore Member
Ryan Leal Member
Aidan O'Keefe Member
Lila Ramos Member
Nathaniel Garcia Member
Alexus Denen 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