The City of Wyoming is accepting applications for participation in the 2014 Citizens Academy – a unique opportunity for residents to learn about the City of Wyoming government including how it works and how it impacts neighborhoods. Residents will gain knowledge that will help promote leadership in the community while City administrators gather feedback to consider when making decisions that impact Wyoming residents.
This four-week course will take place on Tuesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. from March 18 through April 8. Classes will be held in various locations across the city including City Hall, the Department of Public Safety Building and the City Public Works Facility. Each class will focus on specific areas of City operation. Participants will learn from and make connections with City of Wyoming subject-matter experts including Mayor Jack Poll, City Manager Curtis Holt, Director of Public Safety James Carmody and others.
Topics will include:
• Tuesday, March 18 – City Administration
• Tuesday, March 25 – Public Safety
• Tuesday, April 1 – Public Works and Utilities
• Tuesday, April 8 – Community Services
• Monday, April 21 – Recognition Ceremony
“Graduates” of the Citizens Academy will receive a certificate of completion and be recognized at the April 21 City Council Meeting.
Interested residents should contact Jennifer Ballard to RSVP by phone at 530-7272 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, address, phone number and email address. For further information, call the City of Wyoming at 530-7272, or visit the City website at www.wyomingmi.gov. You can find us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/CityofWyoming, and on Twitter @WyomingCityHall.