Would you like to learn how your town government operates and explore opportunities for further engagement? If so, the Parker Civic Academy is for you!
What will you do?
Through a series of presentations, tours, hands-on demonstrations and other activities, you will be part of a behind-the-scenes look at the Town of Parker’s government, departments, services and engagement opportunities.
What will you gain?
An understanding of your role in local government
Networking opportunities with Town staff, elected officials and partner agencies
An increased awareness of Town departments, including the services provided, operations and how decisions are made
Insight into advocating for your community through involvement and engagement
Knowledge of opportunities to become more involved in the Town of Parker
What is the time commitment?
There are 11 sessions, meeting on Wednesday nights typically from 6 to 8 p.m. at various Town facilities. Classes run from early September through mid-November. Please refer to this year’s agenda for exact dates.
At the end of the academy, participants, family and friends are invited to attend a reception followed by a recognition at a Town Council Meeting in mid-November. Please refer to this year’s agenda for the exact date.
What does it cost?
There is no cost to attend.
How do you apply?
Must be a Town of Parker resident or businesses owner
Must be 18 years of age or older
Willing to commit to attending one session per week for 12 weeks
Participants are expected to display professional courtesy and respectful conduct to promote a positive experience for all
Class size is limited
Enrollment is full for the 2019 Civic Academy. The application process for the 2020 Civic Academy will open in July 2020.
Who do you contact for more information?
Please contact Dannette Robberson at 303.805.3117 or via email with any questions.