The next public meeting of the Watsonville Youth City Council, chaired by Mayor, Dulce Sixtos, will be on Monday, February 11 at 5:00 pm in the Watsonville City Hall Council Chambers.
The Watsonville Youth City Council has been working hard on three important issues, uniting youth with police, city staff and education leaders. Please join the council for updates on these topics and bring your ideas, solutions and concerns:
1. Education - Save Our Schools, the "Homework Helper" project for high school students to earn community service hours and raise test scores by working with elementary school students.
2. City Budget - The Youth City Council is investigating issues related to development, jobs and environmental concerns affecting the future of Watsonville. They have endorsed a proposal by the Interact Clubs from Watsonville, Pajaro Valley and Ceiba High Schools to raise the acheivement of 2nd and 3rd graders in Watsonville.
3. Public Safety - The Council is taking a deeper look at the results of their youth safety survey and working with the Watsonville Police Department on ways youth and police can work together to make Watsonville a safer place to live.
The official agenda will be sent out soon.
Please spread the word about the meeting and mark your calendars.
Future meetings are yet to be scheduled.
Dulce Sixtos, Mayor, Ceiba High School - Committees: Education (chair), Budget, Safety
Alvaro Zamora, Vice-Mayor/District 2 Pajaro Valley High School - Committees: Budget (chair), Safety
Nahara Villalobos, City Attorney and City Clerk Watsonville High School - Committees: Education, Safety
Jesus Estrada, City Manager - Pajaro Valley High School - Committees: Budget, Safety
Jiayao Huang, Parks and Recreation Pajaro Valley High School - Committees: Education, Safety
Ulises Cisneros, Chief of Police Ceiba High School - Committees: Education, Safety
Edgar Lopez, Fire Chief Watsonville High School Committees: Education, Safety
Juanita Alvarez, District 1 Ceiba High School - Committees: Education, Budget, Safety
Selena Corona, District 3 Watsonville High School - Committees; Education
Jeffrey Garcia, District 4 Ceiba High School - Committees: Education, Budget, Safety
Jonathan Fry, District 5 Pajaro Valley High School - Committees:- Education, Budget, Safety
Alyssa Martinez, District 7 Pacific Coast Charter - Committees: Education, Budget, Safety
Eduardo Montesino, Councilmember of Watsonville and Co-founder e: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lori Butterworth, Co-Founder and Organizer e:email@example.com
Questions - Please call Lori Butterworth at 831-239-2015