Memorandum 14-036 Citizens Academy

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Memorandum 14-036

TO:                      Honorable Mayor Wythe and Homer City Council

THROUGH:      Walt Wrede, City Manager

FROM:                Katie Koester, Community and Economic Development Coordinator

DATE:                 February 19, 2014

SUBJECT:         First City of Homer Citizens Academy Underway

The purpose of this memo is to update Council on the City of Homer Citizens Academy.

The first day of the Academy falls just after packet deadline, Thursday February 20. Twelve people are registered, 10 of them City of Homer residents. Three of the attendees will not make the minimum requirement to certificate (5 out of 6 classes), but because there is space they are welcome to participate in the classes they can make.

The agenda for February 20th includes:

5:30 – Overview and Welcome

5:45 – Office of the City Manager

6:15 – City Attorney

6:45 – Break/Dinner

7:00 – Office of the City Clerk

8:00 – End of Day. Submit Evaluation


The next class will be this Thursday, February 27th and will be a grand tour of the Homer Port and Harbor.

The Academy will continue every Thursday evening 5:30-8:00pm from until March 27th with a certification ceremony at City Council on April 14. More detailed information about the Academy, including agenda and frequently asked questions, can be found on the City website.