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Applications being accepted for City of Ocala’s upcoming Citizens Academy program

Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 City of Ocala Citizens Academy program.

Citizens Academy is a free 10-week program that touches upon virtually every facet of city government. Sessions will be held Thursdays, April 2 through June 4, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at various city locations. Food and other refreshments will be provided at each session.

Participants will have the chance to visit and interact with nearly every city department, including the Ocala International Airport, Ocala Fire Rescue, Ocala Police Department, Public Works Department, Ocala Electric Utility and more. Participants will hear from elected officials and top city administrators, including Interim City Manager Sandra Wilson.

Each session will include live demonstrations, a question-and-answer portion and educational discussions to give participants a better understanding of current city projects and economic development opportunities.

All participants must be at least 18 years of age and a current resident or business owner in Ocala/Marion County. Participants also must be able to attend a minimum of eight sessions in order to successfully complete the program.

The deadline to register is Friday, March 13. Space is limited and is reserved on a first come, first served basis. To register, please visit www.ocalafl.org/citizensacademy. Call (352) 401-3978 for more information.

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