Citizens Academy

Citizens Academy Being Held on July 26, 2018   

The next Fayetteville Citizens Academy class is being held on Thursday, July 26 in the City Hall Cape Fear Conference Room, located at 433 Hay St. Class begins at 9 a.m. and features the Development Services and Parks & Recreation departments.

Applicants must be City of Fayetteville residents and the class size is limited to 25 residents. This session will conclude at or before 4 p.m. To apply, log onto, fill out the application and email it to Nathan Walls at The application window closes Friday, July 20 and applicants will be notified of their acceptance by close of business on Monday, July 23.

Residents will interact with department directors and staff of each department and engage in hands-on learning activities that familiarizes them with the functions of the departments.

“The Citizens Academy gives residents an opportunity to see City of Fayetteville employees at work, up close and personal,” said Corporate Communications Director Kevin V. Arata. “Residents can see exactly how City employees provide our residents with a high level of service every day.”

Lunch will be provided and residents are asked to dress appropriately for the weather in business casual attire.

As a reminder, this Citizens Academy class is a one-day session that allows for more residents to attend the quarterly sessions. This new format differs from the previous seven-week nightly Citizens Academy held in years past where residents attended all sessions.

How To Apply 

To apply, click here, call 910-433-1710 or 910-728-5943; or email


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