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.
Class size is limited to 20 registered participants. All participants must adhere to the following criteria:
6:00 pm to approximately 8:00 pm
|9/10||Program Overview & Elected Officials||Kourtney High and Council President Dan Weand|
|9/17||Finance and Licensing & Inspections||Marley Boone and Charles Weller|
|9/24||Public Works||Kourtney High and Terry Jones|
|10/1||Parks and Recreation||Andie Graham|
|10/8||Water Treatment Plant||Brent Wagner|
|10/15||Wastewater Treatment Plant||Karen Owens|
|10/22||Fire Department||Chief Frank Hand|
|10/29||Transit and the Airport||Kourtney High and Jennifer Ridgway|
|11/12||PAID and Borough Projects||Peggy Lee Clark and Kourtney High|
|11/19||Police and Montgomery County SWAT Western Division||PPD Community Response Unit and Special Operations|
Participants will be notified via email of their acceptance into the Program.
For more information, email Kourtney High or call (610) 970-6512.