Registration began on January 13 for the Hennepin County Citizens Academy. This seven-session course is free and open to the public and is designed to give residents an overview of the county’s role and how we do our work. Participants must be at least 18.
Citizens Academy participants learn about county services, interact face-to-face with county leaders and elected officials, and get behind-the-scenes tours of facilities – including a public safety facility, library, and the public works facility.
Topics will include:
Sessions will be held at locations throughout the county and run weekly on Wednesdays from6:30 to 9 p.m., March 25 to May 13. There is no session on April 1.For more information or to register for the academy, go to www.hennepin.us/citizensacademy. Registration ends Feb. 23 or when the session fills.