Business roundup: Salisbury to host Citizen’s Academy – Salisbury Post

SALISBURY — Following the cancellation of the 2020 class due to COVID-19 restrictions, the City of Salisbury is inviting residents to apply for the fall 2021 Citizen’s Academy, a 10-week academy highlighting city operations.

Participants will experience a hands-on, inside view of city operations and get a better understanding of how and why Salisbury provides its services. Classes will meet at different city facilities weekly for gatherings with local government staff. Some of the experiences will include learning how the city budget is created with the finance department, using the Jaws of Life at the fire department and playing recreational activities offered with Parks and Recreation. Dinner is served at each class.

The 2021 Citizen’s Academy will meet each Thursday from 5:30 until 8:30 p.m., beginning Sept. 2 and ending with graduation on Nov. 4. The class is free and open to the public, but is limited to 20 participants who must…

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