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The goal of the Coral Springs Government Academy is to provide participants with essential information about City services and operations, engage, inform and prepare residents for a more active role in community service in Coral Springs.
 
The academy will take place Thursday’s on the following dates: October 10, 17, 24 and November 7 and 14 from 6-8:30 p.m. Participants must commit to attending all five sessions. The classes will take place at various City facilities around Coral Springs (dinner is provided).  
 
The program will address the complex task of running a municipality and participants will meet City Commission members, the City Manager and staff. Topics will include Public Safety, Utilities, Parks and Recreation and Community Development.
 
The Government Academy is free and open to Coral Springs residents 16 and older. Current committee members and board appointees are encouraged to attend.
 
Class size is limited up to 25 people, and participants must register in advance.

Dates are set as follows:

ACADEMY SCHEDULE

Session 1: Thursday October 10, 2019    

Introduction: Your City Government at Work                             
Sawgrass Room/City Hall, 9500 W. Sample Road

Session 2: Thursday October 17, 2019 

Water Treatment Plant
Public Works/ Utilities, 3800 NW 85 Avenue

Session 3: Thursday October 24, 2019

Development Services/ Economic Development
Sawgrass Room/City Hall, 9500 W. Sample Road

Session 4: Thursday November 7, 2019

Public Safety – Police/ Fire/ Emergency Management
Community Room/ Public Safety Building, 2801 Coral Springs Drive

Session 5: Thursday November 14, 2019
Special Events/ Parks and Recreation
Mullins Hall/ Mullins Park, 10150 NW 29 Street (Ben Geiger Drive)

To register or for more information, please call Delia Wharton at 954-344-1150 or email dwharton@coralsprings.org.