Manitou Springs launches first-ever Citizens Academy

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People walk past Manitou Springs City Hall, 606 Manitou Ave.

In case you missed this in the Feb. 8-15 issue of Sixty35, here’s how you can see behind the scenes of Manitou’s city government.

The city is offering its inaugural Citizens Academy, a free opportunity for community members to learn from city staff and/or elected officials, with in-depth looks at governmental functions, facility tours, interactive activities and time with department directors.

The three-hour sessions start Monday, April 10, and conclude with a two-hour graduation on Monday, June 5. They take place 5:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays, except the aquatics center tour on Wednesday, May 31.

The sessions total 26 hours, and participants must attend all of them.

Applications will be accepted through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, March 1, and 20 spots are available. Applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis, but Manitou residents will receive priority.

The city will follow up about your application by Wednesday, March 8, via the email address you provided. Apply here.

For more information and to view the schedule, go here.

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