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Borough Hall
100 E. High St.
Pottstown, PA 19464
Ph: 610-970-6500
Citizens' Leadership Academy
Citizens' Leadership Academy

The Citizens' Leadership Academy is a no cost, interactive civic education program open to Borough of Pottstown residents, property owners, and business owners interested in becoming better acquainted with the Borough's operations, policies, and procedures. The 11 week Program has been developed to provide a glimpse of the inner workings of Municipal government, to develop civic leadership, and to build a stronger community through well-informed, engaged residents. Each session will feature presentations and discussion with Borough personnel, as well as tours of Borough facilities. Graduation from the program will be held during the Committee of the Whole meeting.

Unfortunately, the Spring 2018 session has been cancelled due to lack of participation. Stay tuned for information on the Fall session!

Class size is limited to 20 registered participants. All participants must adhere to the following criteria:
  • Complete the full application
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Live or own a property or business within the Borough boundaries
  • Commit to attending the entire 11 week program (barring a personal emergency)
  • Submit to a background check conducted by the Pottstown Police Department

Schedule of Sessions - to be announced

Topics will include:
  • Administration
  • Finance
  • Licensing and Inspections
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Public Works
  • Water Treatment
  • Wastewater Treatment
  • Pottstown Municipal Airport
  • Pottstown Area Rapid Transit
  • Pottstown Police Department
  • Montgomery County SWAT Western Region
  • Pottstown Area Industrial Development

Participants will be notified via email of their acceptance into the Program.

For more information, contact Kourtney High at or (610) 970-6512.