Are you...

Curious about how city government works or have great ideas for Cape Girardeau,  
Are least 18 years of age or older, and
Reside or work within Cape Girardeau City limits?

Consider participating in our Citizen Academy! Academy sessions take place twice yearly, currently starting in March and August, requiring an approximate two-hour time commitment each week for ten weeks. 

The Spring 2019 Citizen Academy dates and topics are:

Ø  March 7 – Orientation/Budget

Ø  March 14 – Development Dept. & Neighborhoods

Ø  March 21 – Economy, Jobs & Tourism

Ø  March 28 – Airport

Ø  April 4 – Public Works Dept.

Ø  April 11 – Streets & Wastewater Tour

Ø  April 18 – Police Dept.

Ø  April 25 – Fire Dept.

Ø  May 2 – Parks & Recreation Dept.  

Ø  May 9 – Mock Council Meeting & Graduation

Fall 2019 dates are coming soon - stay tuned!

We hope participants will be better informed of how their city works and will be eager to ascend to leadership roles in their neighborhoods and on our boards and Council. 

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