Saturday, March 2, 2024

Applications are now open for Southlake Kids Interested In Leadership (S.K.I.L.).

Applications are now open for Southlake Kids Interested In Leadership (S.K.I.L.).

The program was established in 2015 to enhance engagement with the City’s youth through educational and leadership opportunities. S.K.I.L was created in partnership between the City of Southlake, the Carroll Independent School District, and the Southlake Chamber of Commerce to provide a youth leadership program that forms a student and adult alliance for better government and a better Southlake.

In this program, students will get the opportunity to learn more about the day-to-day operations of local government, receive hands-on financial experience with TD Ameritrade, as well as enjoy a trip to the Texas State Capital in Austin, to learn more about the role of state government and processes in the legislature.

A total of 25 students will be selected by Carroll Senior High School. Starting new this year, the opportunity will be extended to 5 additional students residing in Southlake who are high school juniors and are enrolled in a private or home school.

For information on how to apply and eligibility requirements, please follow this link:

Get Involved – Carillon Parc Public Spaces Steering Committee

The Southlake City Council is now accepting applications for community members interested in applying for the Carillon Parc Public Spaces Steering Committee.

Committee Background
At the start of 2022, the Southlake City Council charged the Library Task Force with researching and strategizing options for a new Library. After many meetings and reports from the Task Force, City Council directed staff to move forward with exploring the Carillon Parc development as the future home for the Southlake Public Library and a space for the performing arts.

The Carillon Parc Public Spaces Steering Committee will assist the Council as they consider placing the space at Carillon. Comprised of Council Members, Board and Commission members, and Southlake residents, the Steering Committee, will advise on project funding and financial plans, conceptual plans, and other matters as requested by City Council.

Next Steps
The Council will make committee appointments at their September 6, 2022 meeting for Board and Commission members and their October 4, 2022 meeting for community members. The committee’s work will begin this fall and continue into 2023.

The application to be considered for the Carillon Parc Public Spaces Committee will run from September 1 until September 18. For additional information about the Carillon Parc Spaces Steering Committee or apply directly.


Become a Student Volunteer with SYAC

Are you a freshman or sophomore living in Southlake or attending CISD? Would you enjoy learning more about the City of Southlake, attending City events, and earning volunteer hours? Then you should fill out a SYAC application today!

SYAC members will meet monthly, on the second Wednesday of each month at 4:15 p.m. at Southlake Town Hall.

SYAC is accepting applications through October 1, 2017. View and print the application.

What is SYAC? The Southlake Youth Action Commission is a group aimed at teaching students more about their local government. Commission members will meet with each City department and learn about its role within the City as well as attend City events and participate in volunteer opportunities.

If you’re a student and you’d like to learn more about what government looks like at the local level, SYAC is a great opportunity. Apply to join today!

Learn more about SYAC by visiting Questions about the application process, contact Cassie Tucker at (817) 748-8036.

Carroll Accepting Committee Applications

Citizens interested in participating on a 2013-2014 Board Advisory Committee for the Carroll Independent School District have the opportunity to submit an application before the September 18 deadline.

The Carroll School Board invites interested parents and taxpayers to volunteer their time and expertise on the School Health Advisory Council (SHAC), the District Advisory Committee, or Campus Site-Based Decision-Making Committees.

Completed applications must be returned to the Superintendent’s Office, 2400 N. Carroll Avenue in Southlake by 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, September 18. Submitting an application does not necessarily guarantee participation.  Members of the SHAC must be accepted and voted into their positions by the Carroll School Board. The membership of some committees, like the District Advisory Committee and Campus Site-Based Committees, must comply with state law.

Several of the committees are chaired by members of the Carroll School Board. In addition to these committees, the Board also operates an Audit Committee, a Budget & Finance Committee, and a citizen’s Bond Advisory Committee, made up of citizens who were a part of the Long-Range Facility Planning Committee. Membership for the Audit and Budget & Finance Committees is determined every other year.

For more information about each committee or to apply, visit the District Committees web page at

Click here for the District Committee Application.