Sedona News – The city welcomes applications for the 2023 Citizens Academy, where participants will not only receive a holistic understanding of how local government functions but also learn about how the city is tackling community topics like workforce housing, transit, traffic and more.
With presentations from City Council and each of the city departments, the academy is a free, nine-session program held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Mondays, Sept. 11, 2023 to Nov. 6, 2023 in the Vultee Conference Room at City Hall, located at 106 Roadrunner Dr. In addition to the nine sessions, there will also be an optional tour of the Sedona Wastewater Treatment Plant on Oct. 24, 2023. Participants will receive a certificate of completion at the Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2023 City Council meeting.
“This is a great opportunity to get involved, gain firsthand knowledge and understanding of city processes, and learn about important projects from the past, present and future,” said city of Sedona Special Initiatives Coordinator Kegn Moorcroft.
Citizens who complete the academy are encouraged to participate in the Citizen Engagement Program and apply for vacancies on city boards, commissions and work groups.
To apply, go to www.sedonaaz.gov/
For more information, contact Moorcroft at 928-203-5179 or KMoorcroft@SedonaAZ.gov.
In addition to the Citizens Academy, the city is offering its annual Police Department Community Police Academy, a free eight-week program designed to experience firsthand engagement with the Sedona Police Department and have a better understanding of the department’s role within the community. Sign up and learn more at www.sedonaaz.gov/your-