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Citizens Academy

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Have you visited a wastewater treatment plant?

Did you know the trash in the landfill helps produce energy?

Have you seen HazMat equipment up close?

Do you understand the ins and outs of the county budget?

If not, Marion County's annual Citizens Academy is for you!

Register here!

About the program...


A comprehensive course that covers the challenges and issues facing Marion County, encourages participation in the government process and familiarizes participants with the operations and services of Marion County government (not including constitutional officers). Presenters serve for the Marion County Board of County Commissioners as experts in their fields.


March-May of each year. Applications are accepted January through Feb. 1.


Marion County residents and business owners are invited to participate. All participants must be at least 18 years old and submit a completed application.


 This exciting program is offered at no cost.

For more information, contact Public Relations at 352-438-2300 or via email.