City of Richmond Hill “Mayor for a Day” 2024

Do you have ideas to make Richmond Hill an even better place to live?

Are you interested in being Mayor for a day?
Mayor David West invites students in grades 5-7 who live in Richmond Hill to join him and experience a Day in the Life of the Mayor of the City of Richmond Hill.
The winner of the Mayor for a Day contest will get a behind-the-scenes look at how municipal government functions. They will have the opportunity to attend meetings, tour Richmond Hill City Hall, meet City staff, take photos in the Council Chambers and, of course, spend the day with Mayor David West learning what it’s really like to be Mayor!  One highlight of the day will be the opportunity to meet with the Mayor and City Staff to discuss your essay recommendations.

Who can participate: Open to all students in Grade 5, 6, and 7 who are residents of Richmond Hill and attending school in Richmond Hill.

Where: Attend City Hall on June 17, 2024

Deadline: Midnight, May 20, 2024

Applications accepted: until May 20, 2024

To apply, tell us:

o    What do you love most about Richmond Hill?

o    List two ideas on how we could improve our city, who would benefit, and why?

o    Any other comments you may have.

  • Typed or handwritten submissions are acceptable.
  • Video submissions are acceptable (2 minutes or less, and under 500mb) Formats accepted:MP4, MOV, AVI, and MKV.
  • Must be received by midnight May 20, 2024 to be eligible

Mailing Address:
Office of the Mayor
City of Richmond Hill
225 East Beaver Creek Road, 1st Floor
Richmond Hill, ON. L4B 3P4