COUNTY EVENTS CALENDAR

County Government Academy Curriculum

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Tentative schedule

Session 1 (Feb. 20, 2018): Who’s responsible for this? An overview of the intergovernmental system (state, federal, municipalities and schools) and the role of county government. Presenter: Kara Millonzi, School of Government.
Session 2 (March 6, 2018): Public safety. Tour of the Orange County 9-1-1 Communications Center and the Emergency Operations Center (Meadowlands Drive) with presentation from emergency management staff combined with tour of Passmore (103 Meadowlands Drive). Presenters: Orange County staff.

Session 3 (March 20, 2018): Bottom Line! Budget simulation, facilitated by faculty from the School of Government at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Presenter: Lydian Altman, SOG. Location: Room 215, Durham Technical Community College, Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough.
Session 4 (April 3, 2018): Public health/DSS/DEAPR/Orange County Arts Commission. Presentations from Orange County public health, Department of Social Services, Department of Environment, Agriculture, Parks and Recreation and the Orange County Arts Commission. Location: Room 215, Durham Technical Community College, Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough.

Session 5 (April 17, 2018): Solid Waste. Tour of Solid Waste facility (1207 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill 27516) with presentations. Presenter: Muriel Williman.

Session 6 (May 1, 2018): Partnership to End Homelessness/Board of Elections/Register of Deeds/Planning. Presenter: Orange County staff. Location: Room 215, Durham Technical Community College, Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough.
Session 7 (May 15, 2018): Animal Services. Tours of Animal Services (1601 Eubanks Road) facility with presentations. Presenters: Orange County staff.

Session 8 (June 5, 2018): Volunteer opportunities; Course review and feedback; Graduation ceremony (recognition at BOCC meeting). Presenters: Thom Freeman and Todd McGee. Location: Room 250, Whitted Building, Hillsborough.


Note: Each meeting begins at 6 p.m.