Mayor Seeks Citizens Academy Applicants

Mayor Ashley Swearengin is seeking applicants for the next Fresno Citizens Academy program. The free, eight-week program is designed to provide the public with a first-hand look at city government functions and to promote civic participation.

Fresno Citizens Academy sessions are held on consecutive Tuesday nights from 6pm – 8pm starting January 12, 2010. Sessions include overviews of city departments including Police and Fire, Public Utilities, Public Works, Parks, Planning, and Transportation. Sessions are held at Fresno City Hall and other city facilities.

Applications are available online at For more information about the Fresno Citizens Academy program, call 621-CITY(2489)