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COMPLIMENTARY

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Kingman accepting registrations for Citizens Academy

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September 2022

KINGMAN – The city of Kingman is holding its second Citizens Academy this fall, where city residents can take part in a seven-week program to learn more about city services. The Citizens Academy is set to begin on Wednesday, Sept. 28, and will run through Nov. 9 – with sessions held from 6-9 p.m. The deadline to register is Thursday, Sept. 8, 2022. Kingman residents can apply online at: https://www.cityofkingman.gov/government/citizens-academy.

The Citizens Academy is a free civic education program for those who want to learn more about how the City of Kingman operates, through interactive department presentations, tours, and discussions. Participants will discover how the city builds roads and parks, keeps the community safe, manages day-to-day operations, and plans for future growth.

This program is presented in seven sessions spread over seven weeks, and is open to Kingman residents 18 years of age and older. You may be accepted in the Citizens Academy if you are:

• Interested in your city and community.

• Interested in running for office or volunteering for a city commission.

• Involved in the community or curious about how the city works.

• New to the City of Kingman or have lived here a long time.

• Pay taxes and want to know how that money is being spent

Citizens Academy participants who complete the program will be recognized at the Nov. 15 Kingman City Council meeting located at the main city complex on 310 North Fourth Street.

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