Cobb 101 Citizens Government Academy taking applications


Cobb 101 Citizens Government Academy taking applications

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Cobb 101 Citizens Government Academy has a registration deadline of Feb. 28 for the free, 10-week program. Here, Cobb Commission Chairman Mike Boyce presented his State of the County address in January at a Cobb Chamber of Commerce meeting. Courtesy of Cobb County

Registration continues until Feb. 28 for the new Cobb 101 Citizens Government Academy.

Open to Cobb residents and business owners, this free, 10-week course will be held from April to June.

Each week a different topic will be covered through interactive presentations, site visits and class meetings with government officials.

Participants should gain a better understanding of the:

  • Relationships among residents, the county manager, Board of Commissioners and governmental departments.
  • Process of deciding why and how government projects are implemented and services are provided.
  • Ways various projects support goals and objectives of the county manager and Board of Commissioners.
  • Budgeting process.
  • Roles and functions of county departments.


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