Wednesday, November 28, 2018

City of Neosho to hold Citizens Academy

(From the City of Neosho)

Are you passionate, curious, or have an interest in the City of Neosho. If you are at least 18 years of age or older and reside within the city limits of Neosho here is your chance.

The City of Neosho will be hosting an inaugural Citizen Academy starting in January of 2019.

The academy offers citizens insight into how the town functions through sessions held within the different town departments and with town staff and elected officials. Most sessions are held at the department itself, with the staff providing a tour and an overview of department functions, with a question and answer session at the end of each program. The academy sessions will take place once a week, requiring an approximate two hour time commitment each week for eight weeks.

The inaugural winter 2019 Citizen Academy dates and topics are:

Session 1: City Hall and Civics 101, January 28, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm
Session 2: Budgeting/Taxes, February 4, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm
Session 3: Fire Department, February 11, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm
HOLIDAY, February 18, 2018
Session 4: Development Services, February 25 2019 from 6 to 8 pm
Session 5: Parks and Rec, March 4, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm
Session 6: Public Works, March 11, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm
Session 7: Police Department, March 18, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm
Session 8: Graduation, March 25, 2019 from 6 to 8 pm

Our goal is to better inform our citizens in what it takes to provide services to our community. We hope that by informing our citizens, you will become involved in the community through boards, councils or city activities.

Class size is limited to the first 20 registered participants.

For more information and or to pick up an application, please contact the City Clerk at: 417-451-8050

All applications should be returned by December 31, 2018 to City Hall.

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