Applications Are Now Open for 2018 Brownsburg Resident Academy

BROWNSBURG – Brownsburg residents who are interested in learning more about how their local government operates can now apply for the Town’s 2018 Resident Academy. A mix of instruction and hands-on interaction, the six-session program is designed to help residents better understand municipal operations and how services are delivered.

The Resident Academy will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday evenings beginning January 29. Sessions will be held in various Town facilities, allowing for tours and an up-close view of day-to-day responsibilities and operations. Through the sessions with town departments, participants will learn about the budget process and its limitations and how their tax dollars are used to deliver municipal services and programs.

The schedule is as follows:

January 29: Orientation & Administration at Town Hall, Council Room
February 5: Development Services at Town Hall
February 26: Public Safety at the Police Department Training Facility
March 5: Brownsburg Parks at Town Hall, Council Room
April 2: Public Works (Part 1) at Wastewater Plant Bldg. E
April 16 : Public Works (Part 2) at Street Dept. and Water Plant at Arbuckle Acres

The Resident Academy is a free program intended for Town of Brownsburg residents 18 years and older. Applications are accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Class size will be limited to 30. The application period will run until December 22 or until the class is full. Participants will be notified during the week of January 1 if they have a space in the class.



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