City of Cocoa to host Citizens Academy starting October 11, class limited to top 20 applicants
Applications must be submitted before September 1
BREVARD COUNTY â¢ CACAO, FLORIDA – The City of Cocoa will once again host its Citizens’ Academy from October 11, 2021. The program, designed to better engage residents and business owners with their local government, consists of 10 course and is open to all Cocoa residents and business or real estate owners interested in learning more about the functions and services provided by their local government.
Applications must be submitted no later than September 1, 2021.
Class size is limited to the first twenty applicants. The aim of the program is to educate and involve cocoa residents and business owners so that they become active stakeholders in their community.
âCitizen academies are a great way to educate residents, build positive relationships and improve communication between municipal government officials and citizens, as well as inspire future city leaders,â Florida League of Cities.
The 10-week program begins with a welcome and introduction to city government, city council, city manager, public records, communications and recreation services.
Other overviews of the service will include utilities, including a tour of the Dyal water treatment facility, fire and police services, community services, public works, finance, water management. emergencies and community engagement. Participants will conclude the program with a special graduation ceremony on April 12, 2022, at the Cocoa City Council meeting.
For more information, please visit the CitÃ© du Cacao Citizen Academy page or go to town hall for a request.
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