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Northeast Times | August 10, 2022

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Watauga 101 Citizens Academy Registration Now Open

Watauga 101 Citizens Academy Registration Now Open

Applications for residents interested in the Watauga 101 Citizens Academy are now open.  The purpose of the Academy is to provide residents and business owners an opportunity to gain a better understanding of their City’s government and services by providing knowledge and encouraging participation in a diverse setting which is conducive to building community.

The Academy is free of charge for current residents or business owners in Watauga who are 18 years or older, registered to vote, who can commit to attend all sessions and be an engaged participant and who are also not currently a Council Member.

Classes will meet twice per month at predetermined areas throughout the City for approximately three hours.  Classes are scheduled in the evenings starting September 5, 2019 and ending December 9, 2019.

Space is limited.  Participants may only be absent from two sessions, however, the absences must be made up by attending two Council meetings prior to the end of the Academy

For more information and to sign up for the upcoming session, please visit or contact the City Secretary Office at 817.514.5825

2019 Class Schedule

 September 5, 2019 Session 1-Council & City Manager
 September 19, 2019 Session 2- Finance Department
 October 3, 2019 Session 3- Public Works
 October 17, 2019 Session 4- Library
 October 30, 2019 Session 5- Police Department
 November 13, 2019 Session 6- Parks & Recreation
 November 27, 2019 Session 7- City Secretary’s Office/Information Technology/
Human Resources
 December 4, 2019 Session 8- Fire Department
 December 9, 2019 GRADUATION DAY!