Purpose: The County Manager’s Office seeks to: (1) enhance citizen knowledge of county operations and services (2) encourage a unified community identity and, (3) increase participation in Johnson County boards, advisory councils, and commissions.
Description: Johnson County residents recognize it is a great place to work, live and raise a family. The Johnson County Citizens Academy (CAP) allows community-minded individuals to discover what makes our high quality of life possible through behind the scene tours, hands-on activities, and conversations with county staff. Come visit with commissioners, explore the county budget, learn about civic engagement/volunteer opportunities and tour our various facilities! Upon completion, graduates will receive a certificate and get connected to the growing network of academy alumni.
Dates: The Academy will take place on Tuesday evenings from August 28th – October 30th 2018. Graduation from the Academy will be held Tuesday, November 13th 2018.
Who May Apply: Applications are open to all Johnson County Residents.
How to Apply: The Citizens Academy online application remains available for completion on an on-going basis. Please click the APPLY for the Citizens Academy link to submit the online application.
Selection: All applications submitted before the deadline will be evaluated through the selection process.
Application Status: Please feel free to contact the County Manager's office to inquire about your application status and submit multiple applications if any information has changed.
Program Growth: At this time, the academy only supports 40 participants in each class. We endeavor to serve each citizen who is interested in participating. We appreciate your patience as the program develops.Please feel free to view our flickr page for a look into the Citizens Academy experience.