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Midland Every day Information

In case you’ve ever puzzled how your tax are put to make use of, or what it takes to run a metropolis, then Midland’s Residents Academy is for you!

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The Metropolis of Midland is at the moment accepting functions for its award-winning annual Residents Academy, a free 10-week course designed to provide residents an up-close and private take a look at how native authorities features and helps form our neighborhood.

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Throughout the academy, individuals attend weekly two-hour periods that discover completely different practical areas of metropolis authorities and find out about how their roles influence every day life for residents of Midland. For a lot of periods, individuals will even obtain a “behind-the-scenes” tour of the situation they go to, together with the Legislation Enforcement Heart, Midland County Jail, the Midland Water Plant, and extra.


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Representatives from different neighborhood organizations, together with the Midland Enterprise Alliance, Midland County Authorities, and the Midland County Historic Society, additionally be a part of the category to share details about how they influence the Midland neighborhood.

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Classes for the 2020 academy will happen from 6:30 to eight:30 p.m. on Wednesday evenings, from Jan. eight to March 11 and will likely be held at varied municipal services. Midland residency just isn’t required to take part; nevertheless, house is proscribed, so if there are extra candidates than accessible areas, first choice will likely be given to residents inside the metropolis.

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Functions for the 2020 Residents Academy will likely be accepted by at 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 13 and could be discovered on-line at www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/citizensacademy or on the Grace A. Dow Memorial Library reference desk or the Metropolis Corridor info desk. Individuals chosen for the 2020 academy will likely be notified by Dec. 31.

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For questions or additional details about the academy, go to www.cityofmidlandmi.gov/citizensacademy or contact neighborhood affairs at 989-837-3307.