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Posted on: July 6, 2020

[ARCHIVED] City of Aspen Citizen Academy Now Accepting Applications

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City of Aspen Citizen Academy Now Accepting Applications

Contact: Nathaniel Ross, Management Analyst, 970-970-5298 or nathaniel.ross@cityofaspen.com

Aspen, CO – July 6, 2020 – The City of Aspen’s annual Citizen Academy program is now accepting applications for the class of 2020.  The Citizen Academy program offers Aspen and Roaring Fork Valley residents an opportunity to learn how their government works.  Participants are offered a look inside the City of Aspen organization and gain greater insight into how their government is structured, how decisions are made, how budgeting works, and how each department functions.  A series of five sessions with optional field trips allow participants to explore City facilities, infrastructure, and projects and learn more about prioritization, goals, and daily operations.

The class curriculum is flexible to meet the public health orders of Pitkin County and sessions will meet in-person or online or a combination of both.

The first class is on September 17 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The Academy runs through November 12 with classes scheduled every other week.   Aspen residents will be offered participation first, but you do not have to be a City resident to participate.  To apply and learn more go to: https://www.cityofaspen.com/337/Citizens-Academy. Deadline to apply is Friday, July 31.
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