January Mayor's Youth Advisory Council Meeting

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Jan 06, 2022
05:30 PM - 07:00 PM

One Civic Plaza NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102



Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council (MYAC)

Thursday January 6th, 2021


  1. Call to Order

Post-COVID Public Board Processes: Board meeting will be held in person and via Zoom video conference. Viewing and Listening: Members of the public will have the ability to attend in person, and to view, speak and/or listen to the meeting through Zoom which can be accessed from most smartphones, tablets, or computers. See instructions below.

In-Person Attendance

Mayor’s 11th Floor Conference Room; City Hall

1 Civic Plaza NW

Albuquerque, NM 87102


Attendees are encouraged to park in the structure below Civic Plaza, which is accessible from Marquette or Tijeras. Parking can be validated for attendees to park conveniently at no cost. Please bring your parking ticket to the 11th floor front-desk staff for validation.

Join Zoom Meeting Online

Join Zoom Meeting by Phone

+1 669 900 6833 US

Meeting ID: 817 1976 7567

*Please note the updated Zoom URL and meeting ID number*

  1. Roll Call

Attendance will be noted by the board coordinator throughout the meeting and will be available in meeting minutes when posted. Attendees and Board members are encouraged to enter their name, if attending via the Zoom link. Board members attending by phone will be asked to clarify their identity for record-keeping purposes. There is no provision in the Open Meetings Act for remote board attendance, so video should only be used when in-person attendance is not possible.

  1. Approval of Minutes


  1. Public Comment
  • Written Comments

The Board will accept public comments on the meeting’s specific agenda items in written form via email through 5:00pm on the day of the meeting. Comments should be sent via email to: [email protected] These comments will be incorporated in the meeting minutes for board review.

  • In-Person Comments

In-person public comments can be made by members of the public during the public comment period. During the public comments block, residents will be greeted and asked if they would like to contribute public comments. The board coordinator will add a record of attendees and comments made in the meeting minutes. The board requests that comments be limited to about 2 minutes.

  • Disclaimer

The MYAC board is open to the public. That said, the MYAC public board is a space and an entity designed to facilitate and enable youth input. Public comments or attendance that is not constructive to this purpose and end will be limited at the discretion of the coordinator or at the request of any member of the MYAC. Youth attendees from the public are strongly encouraged to participate. Adult attendees from the general public are strongly discouraged unless they have a direct relationship to the members on the council or have a direct connection to the business before the council.

  1. Regular Business
  • Membership
  • Outreach?
  1. Ongoing Business
  • Projects:
    • Homelessness
      • Updates, decisions, additions
      • Moving work forward
    • Public Facilities/Utilities
      • Updates, decisions, additions
      • Moving work forward
    • Mental Health
      • Updates, decisions, additions
      • Moving work forward
  1. New Business/Member Updates
  • X Studio requesting help/input to design its space.
    • X Studio is a teen workforce development center.
    • Requesting input on the “look and feel” of the lounge.
      • Comfort, styling, and input on what layout supports youth mental health needs.
    • Action by board:
      • Do you want to do this?
      • If so, how should we do this:
        • Focus of the whole board
        • Assign to one of the committees
        • Would MYAC be best for bringing diverse voices to the table from the community (outreach focus)?
      • Identify next steps.
  1. Next Meeting

The next scheduled Regular Meeting of the Board will be on Thursday, February 3rd at 5:30pm. The meeting will be held over in person and over Zoom in accordance with current public health guidelines. The meeting location and parking instructions will remain the same. As we are revisiting date/time Zoom URL, call-in information, and meeting ID number may change and will be posted with the next Agenda. Updated Zoom information will be provided to the board directly.

  1. Adjournment


January Mayor's Youth Advisory Council Meeting

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Nicholas Vottero