PASCO COUNTY, Fla. – Pasco County is offering you a first-hand, immersive look at how local government works. Applications are now being accepted for the 11th Pasco County Citizens’ Academy – a highly educational and entertaining program designed to share information about Pasco County services.
The Citizens’ Academy begins in January and includes ten sessions, culminating in an April graduation. Applications are being accepted through December 18, 2020, and virtual attendance is now an option due to the coronavirus pandemic.
“This is truly a hands-on, interactive opportunity to learn how local government works and to share ideas about how to better serve our communities,” said Citizens’ Academy Program Manager Johanna Rodriguez. “We’ve added flexible options, including virtual attendance, to be mindful of the health and wellness of our class participants and team members alike.”
Apply today by completing an online application: bit.ly/CitizensAcademyApp
Participants will learn many aspects of how County Government and the County’s Constitutional Offices operate including: the Legislative/Administrative Branch, County Attorney’s Office, Fire Rescue, Sheriff’s Office, Office of the Clerk and Comptroller, Supervisor of Elections, Property Appraiser, Tax Collector, School Board, Internal Services Branch, Public Services Branch, Development Services Branch and Public Infrastructure Branch.
For more information about the Citizens’ Academy, including a video testimonial and a full list of class topics, please visit: MyPasco.net/citizensacademy.