Parker Civic Academy

The Town of Parker’s 11-week Civic Academy returns this fall! Participants will learn what it takes to build, grow and maintain a community. From Town infrastructure to innovative ways of maximizing tax dollars, attendees get a first-hand look at how their local government operates. The academy will be held on Wednesday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. at various Town facilities. Classes for the 2019 Civic Academy will begin in September and run through late November.

Topics that will be covered in this year’s academy include:

  • Knowing Your Community (presented by the Office of the Town Administrator)
  • Town Tour and Question & Answer Session with Town Council
  • Building a Community (presented by the Community Development Department and Economic Development Department) 
  • Caring for a Community and Equipment Demonstration (presented by the Engineering and Public Works Department)    
  • Protecting a Community (presented by the Police Department)   
  • Partners with Parker (presented by Parker Water and Sanitation District, Douglas County and Douglas County Libraries)    
  • Living the Hometown Feel (presented by the Parks, Recreation and Open Space Department)
  • Involving Your Community (presented by Communications Department and Municipal Court)
  • Financing a Community (presented by the Finance Department and Partnering for Parker's Progress [P3])
  • Creativity in a Community (presented by the Cultural Department)

The application process for the 2019 Parker Civic Academy will be available beginning July 1. If you have any questions about this program, please contact Cheri Sullivan by email or at 303.805.3293. 

2017 Civic Academy Class

Important Resources

* 2018 Agenda (PDF)

* 2018 Application (PDF)

* Online Application - Closed