Youth Council

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YOCO Applications

Applications can be mailed to City Manager’s Office, 100 N. U.S. Highway 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34950.  You may also send the application by email to: or

  • 4:00 PM
  • Last Thursday of each month
  • River Walk Center, 600 N. Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950

Agendas, Minutes, and Meeting Officials

Agendas are available prior to the meetings and minutes are available following approval.
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Fort Pierce Youth Council (“YOCO”) is an advisory board of high school students dedicated to assisting the Mayor and City Commission in solving problems and accomplishing goals on behalf of youth in the community. YOCO gives youth a voice and a chance to identify and solve community issues from a youth perspective. YOCO members are resources for elected officials to receive advice on issues youth face, especially those decisions that directly affect young people.

Membership Structure

The City of Fort Pierce Youth Council meets on the last Thursday of each month at 4:00 p.m. in Pierce Hall at the River Walk Center. The board consists of members who are high school students in the city of Fort Pierce.

Please contact the City Manager’s Office for more information by calling 772-467-3032.

Fort Pierce Named the 2023 Municipal Youth Council Community Service Contest Winners

Press Release from the Florida League of Cities


Iyonee Allen photoHello, my name is Iyonee Allen. Currently, I serve as Keystone President at the Percy Peek Teen Center. I attend Fort Pierce Central  High School as a junior and I’ve spent the past three years in the chorus program. I enjoy cheering and love helping out my community.

Deonna Davis photo My name is Deonna Davis and I hold the position of the Second Vice-Chairman of the Fort Pierce Youth  Council. I attend Lincoln Park Academy as a junior as well as I take part in the Lincoln Park Academy’s Choral Program, I also serve as the current President of the Chorale. I attend the Boys and Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County and take part in the Keystone program where I hold the position as Vice President. I am also the Percy Peek Teen Center 2022-2023 Youth of the Year. I enjoy everything that I do because I am passionate, outspoken, smart, and thoughtful. I have goals to attain, and it only takes me to make the right decisions and to be in the right programs to reach my goals.

TYANNA GORETyanna Gore photo

Hello, my name is Tyanna Gore. I currently hold the office as the Secretary for Keystone at the Boys and Girls Clubs. I am a freshman at Fort Pierce Westwood High School where I am enrolled in pharmacy classes in preparation for a career as a forensic anthropologist. During my free time, I volunteer in my community and watch movies.

Mia Morrison photoHi! I’m Mia Morrison, a senior at Lincoln Park Academy and Indian River State College. I’m passionate about mental health and civic engagement. In my free time, I love to sing and dance, and be outdoors in nature. I’m going to Embry Riddle Aeronautical University to study Aerospace Engineering and hopefully work at NASA one day. I love helping others and overall having fun.