On September 7, 2016, the City of Napa will kick-off its fifth Citizens Academy. The Citizens Academy is a free, nine-week program designed to help City of Napa residents learn about their city government. The sessions will be held on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., with dinner at 5:30 p.m. and the session beginning at 6:00 p.m. The last session on Wednesday, November 2, 2016 will be held from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This session will include a citywide bus tour, followed by a graduation ceremony and reception.

Participants will:
• Meet City Council members, department heads and staff
• Learn how decisions are made, how city funds are allocated and how departments operate
• Enjoy comprehensive overviews of departments, programs and services
• Discover the current status and future plans for Napa's development and expand their knowledge and become more informed on current issues and proposed projects within the City
• Participate in lively discussions, role-playing and other fun interactive activities
• Tour city facilities
• Become an informed, involved citizen

Register now
The City is now accepting applications for the Fall 2016 session. The academy is free to City of Napa residents 18 years and older. Apply now as class size is limited and spaces are expected to fill up quickly. Visit www.cityofnapa.org or e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information and registration. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, August 19th. Applicants who do not get scheduled for this session will be placed on an enrollment list for future sessions.