The Civic Academy is a series of eleven (11) educational sessions designed to teach DeSoto citizens about their government. Participants will learn about DeSoto's history, tour City facilities, get a behind-the-scenes look at each department and the services offered, and experience first-hand the equipment used to provide these services. The Civic Academy also affords the opportunity to meet department heads one-on-one.
Who is eligible to participate?
Any adult DeSoto resident willing to commit the time necessary to complete this informative, interesting, and intense program.
What is the cost?
Participants pay nothing; dinner and supplies will be provided at no charge.
How much time will I need to commit?
The Civic Academy will be held on eleven (11) consecutive Thursday evenings, from 5:45 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
What is the maximum number of participants?
The Civic Academy will be open to the first 25 DeSoto citizens who return their applications to Town Center.