The City of Missoula is holding the second annual Local Government Citizens Academy as a hands-on way for citizens to learn about City government. Sessions are open to all Missoula residents free of charge, and applications are now being accepted.
Sessions will be held Tuesday evenings for eight weeks, Jan. 21 through March 10, from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Session locations will vary. Refreshments will be provided.
Topics will include:
• How can I get involved in Neighborhood Councils and Missoula County Public Schools?
• How do the three branches of government work?
• How the Police and Fire Departments work to keep us safe?
• How do Missoula Parks and Recreation and Housing and Community Development serve our community?
• Where does our water come from and where does it go? How do we take care of our streets?
• What are the City’s present and upcoming development projects?
• What does the County do differently than the City? What are our joint ventures?
• What about City taxes?
Applications may be completed online at http://www.ci.missoula.mt.us/FormCenter/Neighborhoods-6/2020-Local-Government-Citizens-Academy-259
Or you may request an application be mailed to you by contacting Heather Harp, Missoula City Council Member, at email@example.com or (406) 550-0786.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION: December 31, 2019