The Bismarck Citizen Academy is a 12-week program designed to broaden knowledge of city operations and enhance understanding of how city government brings these services to its residents and community. The program will provide participants with an in-depth, hands-on, behind-the-scenes experience, focusing on knowledge, engagement, transparency and communication:
14 City departments will be showcased.
Participants will learn how to become more involved in local government advisory boards, commissions and other opportunities for civic engagement.
Opportunities will be provided to connect with community leaders including the Mayor, City Commissioners, Department Directors and staff with a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences in local government operations.