Flagler County Citizens' Academy
Would you like to know more about how the County’s budget is developed, how the County is structured, or the basic functions of Flagler County’s Constitutional Officers and administrative departments? Flagler County is offering a Citizens Academy, providing citizens the opportunity to learn more about their county government.
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What is the Citizens Academy?
The Citizens’ Academy is a series of professionally-led workshop sessions designed to familiarize citizens with Flagler County government and the services it provides. It is an educational experience that will give participants insight into the county’s governmental process through a three-step process aimed at:
What topics will be offered?
- Improving citizens’ understanding of local government.
- Developing citizens’ understanding of their role in government.
- Developing a pool of knowledgeable individuals to serve on advisory boards and commissions.
|Overview of County Commission
Clerk of Court
Supervisor of Elections
Parks and Recreation
|Fire Services/Emergency Services
Planning & Development
Building and Zoning
When and where are the classes offered?
The Summer 2013 Citizens Academy classes will begin on Thursday, July 18. Classes will be held each Thursday evening from 5:30 to 8:30 P.M. at several locations throughout Flagler County, including the Government Services Building, the Kim Hammond Justice Center, the Flagler County Airport, the Emergency Operations Center, Princess Place Preserve, and other facilities.
How to apply?
or contact Andy Johnson
, Flagler County Special Projects Coordinator at (386)313-4040.
Is there a charge for the program?
The class is free to all County residents. Upon completion of course, you will receive a certificate of completion and be recognized at a County Commission meeting.
If you have questions or would like additional information, please contact Andy Johnson
, Flagler County Special Projects Coordinator at (386)313-4040, or by email
Summer 2013 Citizen Academy Schedule (subject to revision)
||July 18, 2013
||Introduction and Overview
||July 25, 2013
||August 1, 2013
||Finance, Tourism, and Communications
||August 8, 2013
||General Services and Land Management
||August 15, 2013
||Community Services, County Health Department, and Agriculture Extension
||August 22, 2013
||Engineering, Public Works, and Development Services
||August 29, 2013
||September 5, 2013
||Airport and Economic Development
||September 12, 2013
||Mock County Commission Meeting
||September 16, 2013
||Board of County Commissioners Meeting.
Past Citizens Academy Graduates:
Prior Citizens Academy Presentation: