Citizens' Leadership Academy
In response to COVID-19, the spring session of the Citizens’ Leadership Academy has been postponed. Stay tuned for further information.
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 10 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.
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 10 week program (barring a personal emergency)
- Submit to a background check conducted by the Pottstown Police Department
Schedule of Sessions - tentative
6:00 pm to approximately 8:00 pm
|4/7||Program Overview & Elected Officials||Kourtney High and Council President Dan Weand|
|4/14||Finance and Licensing & Inspections||Marley Boone and Charles Weller|
|4/21||Public Works||Kourtney High and Terry Jones|
|4/28||Parks and Recreation||Andie Graham|
|5/5||Fire Department||Chief Frank Hand|
|5/12||Water Treatment Plant||Brent Wagner|
|5/19||Wastewater Treatment Plant||Karen Owens|
|6/2||Transit and the Airport||Kourtney High and Jennifer Ridgway|
|6/9||PAID and Borough Projects||Peggy Lee Clark and Kourtney High|
|6/16||Police and Montgomery County SWAT Western Division||PPD Special Operations and MSWAT|
Participants will be notified via email of their acceptance into the Program.
For more information, email Kourtney High or call (610) 970-6512.