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Sign up for Salisbury Citizens Academy extended

City of Salisbury City of Salisbury
SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) -

The deadline for applications for the City of Salisbury Citizen’s Academy, a 10-week academy in which residents learn firsthand about city operations, has been extended to Friday, Aug. 11 at 5 p.m.

The Salisbury Citizen’s Academy, now in it’s fourth year, will take place on Thursday evenings from 5:30 to 8 p.m. beginning Thursday, Sept. 7 through Thursday, Nov. 9.

Participants will receive hands-on, inside views of various city departments each week, discovering greater understanding of how and why Salisbury provides its municipal services. 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 games and activities offered with parks and recreation.

Applications are available online at www.salisburync.gov, by contacting the Deputy City Clerk’s Office at (704) 638-5233, or via email at kbake@salisburync.govmhear@salisburync.gov.

Participants must be at least 16 years of age and class size is limited to 20 participants. Priority will be given to residents of Salisbury.

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