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From: Tracy Moreland, Clackamas County Public and Government Affairs, 503-655-8520

01-21-16

Clackamas County

Media and Interested Parties

County now accepting applications for the 2016 Citizen Academy

Clackamas County is now accepting applications from citizens interested in participating in the second Clackamas County Citizen Academy. The Academy is a seven-month long training course designed to educate and engage county residents about Clackamas County government and services. There are 25 openings available and the county will select applicants from a range of geographic areas as well as interests in county programs and services.

The first session will be held Wednesday, April 20 from 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., and monthly until October 2016. Each month the Citizen Academy will feature information from different county departments and include presentations, group discussions, and a tour of a county facility. Additional sessions may be added during the summer months, when larger county departments and agencies are discussed.

Topics will include:

The application deadline is Feb. 29 and applications can be submitted online at www.clackamas.us/pga/citizenacademy.html.

For a paper application or more information, contact Community Relations Specialist Tracy Moreland at 503-655-8520 or tracymor@clackamas.us.

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