CARBONDALE (WSIL) — The City of Carbondale is launching a new six-week Citizens Academy program beginning this Fall.
“This program will allow residents a behind the scenes look at daily operations of the City and hopefully develop a greater understanding of how our city works," said Carbondale City Manager Gary Williams.
Classes will be held on Thursdays from 6 – 8 p.m. at various City properties. Participants will have the opportunity to interact with staff, tour facilities, and learn more about how city government works.
The Citizens Academy schedule is as follows:
9/19: City Hall
9/26: Public Works
10/3: Public Works
10/10: Police Department
10/17: Fire Department
The program is free and open to anyone 18 and older. Class size is limited to 20 people.
To sign up, contact Faith Johnson at (618) 457-3229. The deadline to sign up is Thursday, September 12 by close of business.