up online for the 2016 Norfolk 101: Citizens Academy! Space is
a person has lived in Norfolk all their life or recently moved here
Norfolk 101:Citizens Academy gives them a unique chance to see how
city government works.
a close up look at the city’s snow plows, take a peek inside a city
jail or hear the latest from the Mayor. Norfolk 101 offers residents
of Norfolk an opportunity to learn things about the city they might
not have known before.
program is set up so that a citizen can see many aspects of city
operations and talk to the people who make those operations happen.
It’s a great chance to learn more about Norfolk and the people who
make city government run,”
said Norfolk Mayor Sue Fuchtman.
This is the fourth time the City is offering Norfolk 101: Citizens
Academy. The first session was held in March 2014 with subsequent
sessions offered in the fall. Participants meet with City managers
who will give overviews of their divisions including tours offered
at many city facility locations.
Here is a
schedule (subject to change).
A limit of eighteen people can participate in the program that will
be held every Tuesday evening for seven weeks from 6:00 pm to 9:00
pm with a meeting with City Council members the eighth week.
Participants must be 18 years of age or older and a resident of
Norfolk, Nebraska. Forms and schedules are available at the City
Administration Building at 309 North 5th Street or
can be printed off
here and must be submitted before September 1, 2016.
They can also be completed online. Completed paper applications
can be mailed to Norfolk 101, City of Norfolk, 309 N. 5th Street,
Norfolk NE 68701. There is no fee to participate in the program.
The first 18 who have signed up for the program will be notified the
week of September 6, 2016. Any questions? Call Diane Becker, City of
Norfolk Communications Director, at 402-844-2034.