Brian P. Howard, Acting Town Manager
41 South Main St.
Randolph, MA 02368
For Immediate Release
Monday, June 10, 2019
Contact: Benjamin Paulin
Signup Now Available for Randolph 101: Citizens’ Academy
Academy Presented by Acting Town Manager Brian Howard
RANDOLPH — Acting Town Manager Brian P. Howard is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted to sign up for the new Randolph 101: Citizens’ Academy.
The Citizens’ Academy is a way for residents to learn about a variety of services available to them, provided by the town’s different departments. It also serves as a way for town officials and department heads to connect directly with Randolph citizens, with the goal of educating residents about how the town operates and possibly enticing them to participate in local government.
The Citizens’ Academy is currently scheduled to take place between Sept. 4 and Nov. 13, with 10 weekly sessions taking place on Wednesdays from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
“Whether you are a new resident looking to become familiar with town personnel and services or you are a longtime resident looking to gain a fresh perspective on how the town operates, we encourage you to apply and take part,” Town Manager Howard said.
In addition to creating a more
Each week, a new topic and/or town department will be covered including:
- Town Government
- Police Department
- Fire Department
- Community Development
- Building Department
- Health Department
- Department of Public Works
- Intergenerational Community Center/Veterans
- Town Clerk’s Office
- Financial Overview and Budget Process
Most classes will take place at Randolph Town Hall, 41 South Main St., or at other departments in town, such as the Randolph Police Department or town library.
The class is open to 20 participants and applicants must be age 18 or older to participate.
The application deadline is July 15 and participants will be selected and notified by mid-to-late July.
For questions about the Randolph 101: Citizens’ Academy or for further information, please call the Randolph Town Manager’s Office at 781-961-0911.