City of Delaware’s ‘Citizens’ Academy’ to start Feb. 11


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Academy members learned about Delaware’s public works department at a past academy session.

Academy members learned about Delaware’s public works department at a past academy session.


Courtesy photo | City of Delaware

Enrollment is underway for the city of Delaware’s seventh “Citizens’ Academy.”

The academy provides an opportunity for residents who want to become more involved in the community and those who are curious about city operations.

The academy is free to attend, but classes are limited to 20 citizens and registrations are taken on a first-come basis, city officials said. If space is unavailable, you will be notified and placed on a waiting list for the next session.

The application deadline is 5 p.m. Feb. 5.

Registration information is at delawareohio.net

“For residents who want to become more involved in our community and those who are just curious about city operations, the academy is a great experience,” Mayor Carolyn Kay Riggle said.

All sessions are from 6 to 8 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Here’s the schedule:

• Session 1, Thursday, Feb. 11 – City Manager/Council (council chambers).

• Session 2, Thursday, Feb. 25 – Planning (council chambers).

• Session 3, Thursday, March 10 — Economic development (council chambers).

• Session 4, Thursday, March 24 – 6 to 8:30 p.m. — Public works and transportation Issues (public works facility).

• Session 5, Saturday, April 2 – 9 to 11:30 a.m. – Fire (Station 301).

• Session 6, Thursday, April 14 – Public utilities (water treatment plant).

• Session 7, Thursday, April 28 – Parks/YMCA (community room at YMCA).

• Session 8, Thursday, May 12 – Police (Justice Center).

• Session 9, Thursday, May 26 – Finance (council chambers).

• Graduation, Monday, June 13 – 6:30 p.m. – (council chambers).

Academy members learned about Delaware’s public works department at a past academy session.
http://aimmedianetwork.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/40/2016/01/web1_IMG_0493.jpgAcademy members learned about Delaware’s public works department at a past academy session. Courtesy photo | City of Delaware

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