The twenty-eighth session of Inside Barnstable Town Government, A Citizens Leadership Academy will begin Tuesday, January 24, 2023. The academy is a 12-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. Inside Barnstable Town Government began in 2003. To date, over 800 Barnstable residents and employees have participated in the program.
The classes will be on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-9:00 PM and will be held in various locations throughout the Town. 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 HERE.To receive an application by mail or fax, please call 508-862-4610.
Susan French & Arthur Caiado
For specific information, call Academy Facilitators Sue French at 508-362-2864 or Deb Brunelle at 508-648-5936
Ceremonies are scheduled at the Hyannis Village Green from 9:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m., and Barnstable Town Hall from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Both events will be held on Nov. 11. This is the fifth edition of the annual Veterans Day ceremony at Barnstable Town Hall.