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Inside Barnstable Town Government Winter Classes

November 17 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Town of Barnstable
Office of Community Services
367 Main Street, Hyannis, MA 02601
Lynne M. Poyant, Director
Office: 508-862-4956
Fax: 508-862-4782


November 17, 2014
MEDIA ADVISORY
INSIDE BARNSTABLE TOWN GOVERNMENT WINTER CLASSES
HYANNIS, MA - The twenty-second session of Inside Barnstable Town
Government, A Citizens Leadership Academy will begin Tuesday, February 3,
2015. The academy is an 11-week commitment with the goal of educating the
citizens of Barnstable about the operations of town government, while also
obtaining valuable feedback and participation from those citizens participating in
the Academy. The program is designed to advance understanding of and
participation in civic affairs as well as to increase awareness of the challenges
facing municipal government.


The classes will be on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-9:00 pm and will be held in
various locations throughout the Town. The Academy also includes a bus tour of
the seven villages. The classes will be conducted by Town staff and provide
interactive learning experiences, group discussions, and site tours. The
program is free of charge and open to anyone who resides or works in the
Town of Barnstable. Class size is limited. Please register early to avoid the
waiting list.


Applications are available at the Town Manager’s Office, 367 Main Street,
Hyannis or online at www.town.barnstable.ma.us. To receive an application by
mail or fax, please call 508-862-4610. For specific information, you may call
Academy facilitator at Susan French (508-362-2864).


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