Monday, March 4, 2013
The Lower Saucon Township Citizens Academy, which will run for six weeks, is set to kick off on Thursday, March 7, 2013 starting at 7pm at Seidersville Hall, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike.
Monday, March 4
The Lower Saucon Township Citizens Academy still has a few spaces available, organizers have announced. The academy is being conducted to educate and involve residents in the functions of township government. The Citizens Academy will run for six weeks, and will kick off on Thursday, March 7 at 7pm at Seidersville Hall at the Lower Saucon Township municipal complex, 3700 Old Philadelphia Pike, Bethlehem PA. For more information, visit the township website. Further reading:
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The following op-ed is by David Willard, a member of Lower Saucon Township Council.
Wednesday, February 13
On Thursday, March 7, Lower Saucon Township will launch its first-ever Citizens’ Academy. What is a Citizens’ Academy? It’s an opportunity for Lower Saucon Township residents to learn more about how their township government actually works. Through a series of six weekly interactive one-hour workshops, attendees will meet members of the Township Council and staff. They’ll learn about Administration, Public Works, Finance/Budget, Land Development and Zoning, Police Services, Parks and Recreation, and more. They’ll also learn about the history of Lower Saucon Township--dating back to 1743--and how various departments and volunteer groups serve almost 11,000 residents. The Citizens’ Academy is intended to be highly educational...and fun. Our …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
Registration is now open for the Lower Saucon Township Citizens Academy, which is being held to educate and involve residents in the functions of township government.
Lower Saucon Township has announced that it will host having a six-week Citizens Academy, for which township residents are being encouraged to register. The academy, which was proposed last year by township councilman David Willard, is being conducted to educate and involve residents in the functions of township government. "The goal of the Citizens Academy is to foster a better relationship between township government and its constituents, while providing the foundation for greater citizen participation on the township’s boards, commissions and authorities," according to an online brochure posted on the township's website (also see attached file). Classes will be held Thursdays from 7 to 8pm in Seidersville Hall, 3700 Old Philadelphia …