Resident Academy is FULL.
April 12, 2023 - May 24, 2023
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The Village of Tequesta Resident's Academy is intended to teach residents about the importance of their local government and will provide the surface level knowledge necessary to understand the inner workings of municipal government.
- To meet and learn from the leaders and employees of the Village of Tequesta
- To gain knowledge that can be used in all aspects of local government
- To create a strong sense of community and friendship with other residents in Tequesta
The Village of Tequesta Resident’s Academy is an eight week long program comprised of an interactive learning academy for the residents of the Village. Each session will run from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., focus on a different part of local government and give an overview of what each department does for the residents of Tequesta. Following the completion of the program, residents will have a better understanding about the systems, operations, structures, and happenings of the Tequesta government.
The resident’s academy is free for all residents who choose to join.
Eligibility for Academy:
To be eligible for the Academy, we ask that the individual is 18 years or older, an incorporated resident of the Village of Tequesta and submit an application. The program is limited to 20 seats and will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
Completion of Academy:
After completion of the resident’s academy, each resident will be given a certification of completion that indicates the resident has gone through the full course. Every individual who goes through the course will have a valuable and beneficial knowledge of local government. Draft schedule below (subject to change).
|Session 1||Introduction||Wednesday, April 12, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.|
|Session 2||Tour of Facilities||Thursday, April 13, 2023 - 8:30 a.m.|
|Extra Session - Not Required||Council Meeting and Reorganization of Council||Thursday, April 13, 2023 - 6:00 pm|
|Session 3||Building Department and Community Development||Wednesday, April 19, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.|
|Session 4||Public Works, Human Resources, and IT||Wednesday, April 26, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.|
|Session 5||Parks and Recreation, Finance and Water Utilities||Wednesday, May 3, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.|
|Session 6||Village Clerk's Office, Environmental Advisory Committee and Business Forum||Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.|
|Session 7||Police and Fire Departments||Wednesday, May 17, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.|
|Session 8||Final Thoughts and Graduation||Wednesday, May 24, 2023 - 6:00 p.m.|