Citizen's Academy

Apply


Interested in learning more about County government? Consider applying for our Citizen's Academy! Applications for our Fall 2018 Citizen's Academy were due July 13th. 

Interested in applying in the future?


Be alerted when applications for our next Citizen's Academy open. Email us at ceo@co.nevada.ca.us to be put on our Citizen's Academy Outreach mailing list.
Citizens Academy logo in black and white
Sheriff MRAP
Transit at Airport
Graduation 2017
Airport Presentations
County Finance
Airport
Sheriff MRAP 2

Topics Covered


Session 1: 

Introduction to County Government

Session 2:

County Finance

Session 3:

Emergency Services & Information and General Services

Session 4:

Community Development Agency

Session 5:

Sheriff Services

Session 6:

Library & Geographic Information Systems

Session 7:

Behavioral Health & Public Health

Session 8:

Health and Human Services

Session 9:

Public Safety Collaboration

Session 10:

Board of Supervisors & Graduation

Brochure


For more information on the current year's session, take a look at the 2018 Citizen's Academy Brochure (PDF).

Purpose


Nevada County offers a Citizen’s Academy, which aims to acquaint the community with the various functions and services of County government. Citizen’s Academy is a ten week class, covering topics from Information Technology to Public Safety, that provides its participants with insight on local Government operations and the diverse services that help support a healthy, safe and vibrant community.


Class Details


The class takes place on consecutive Monday evenings (excluding holidays) in the fall. There is no cost to participate, and a simple meal is provided at each session.

Sign-up for our Citizen's Academy Outreach mailing list to receive information on upcoming Citizen's Academies by emailing the County Executive Office or call 530-265-7040.

Previous Sessions


You can find information and content from the Fall 2016 Citizen's Academy below: