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Citizens Academy

Registration Open for City of Sanford

Citizens Academy Class 15

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Join the City of Sanford Citizens Academy. The Citizens Academy will be held each Wednesday evening from February 5 through April 8, 2020, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm, with a graduation ceremony at the City Commission meeting on Monday, April 13 at 7pm.


The 10-week Citizens Academy provides an opportunity to learn about city government through first-hand experience and gain exposure to the wide range of local government functions, services and activities. Participants will learn about a variety of topics: how decisions are made, how city funds are allocated and how city departments operate. You will learn about current city projects and future plans for Sanford's development and proposed projects. You will tour city facilities and become an overall more informed citizen.


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The application deadline is Thursday, January 23, 2020.  Class is limited to 35 applicants on a first come, first serve basis. The only requirement to apply is the applicant must be at least 18 years old.

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