COUNTY EVENTS CALENDAR

County Government Academy Curriculum

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Tentative schedule

Session 1 (Sept. 4, 2018): Who’s responsible for this? An overview of the intergovernmental system (state, federal, municipalities and schools) and the role of county government. Presenter: TBDLocation: Room 215, Durham Technical Community College, Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough.

Session 2 (Sept. 18, 2018): Solid Waste. Tour of Solid Waste facility (1207 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill 27516) with presentations. Presenter: Muriel Williman.

Session 3 (Oct. 2, 2018): Elections, Arts Commission, Public Health, Register of Deeds. Presenters: Orange County Staff. Location: Room 215, Durham Technical Community College, Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough.

Session 4 (Oct. 16, 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 Senior Center (103 Meadowlands Drive). Presenters: Orange County staff.

Session 5 (Oct. 30, 2018): Animal Services. Tours of Animal Services (1601 Eubanks Road, Chapel Hill 27516) facility with presentations. Presenters: Orange County staff.

Session 6 (Nov. 13, 2018): Economic Development, Social Services, Partnership to End Homelessness, Housing. Presenter: Orange County staffLocation: Room 215, Durham Technical Community College, Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough.

Session 7 (Nov. 27, 2018): County Budget Activity. Presenters: Orange County staff. LocationRoom 215, Durham Technical Community College, Orange County Campus, 525 College Park Road, Hillsborough.

Session 8 (Dec. 13, 2018): Volunteer opportunities; Course review and feedback; Graduation ceremony (recognition at BOCC meeting). Presenters: Thom Freeman and Todd McGee. Location: Commissioners Meeting Room, Southern Human Services Building, Chapel Hill.


Note: Each meeting begins at 6 p.m.