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