Pasco Citizens’ Academy accepting Spring Program applications through 2/7

Applications are now being accepted for the sixth Pasco County Citizens’ Academy.  The Academy is a highly educational and entertaining program designed to share information about the services Pasco County provides to its residents.  The next Academy is set to start March 2, 2017 and the class will graduate in May.  Applications will be accepted through February 10th.

“This is a unique opportunity to learn more about local government and the successes and challenges our community faces on a routine basis,” said Program Manager Paula Baracaldo.  “We encourage our citizens to apply, participate and share with us how we can better serve our residents.”

The Pasco County Citizens’ Academy is an interactive program that includes 12 sessions between March and May.  Classes are held Thursdays, tentatively, from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.  Citizens will learn many aspects of how County Government and the County’s Constitutional Offices operate including: Overview of County Government, Emergency Management, Fire Rescue, Supervisor of Elections, Property Appraiser, Libraries, Sheriff, School Board, Parks and Recreation, Tax Collector, Planning and Development, Code Compliance, Community Services, and Public Works.

For more information about the Citizens’ Academy, including the application and a full list of class topics, click here: http://www.pascocountyfl.net/citizensacademy.