Citizens Academy

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Program Overview

Immersive, hands-on learning opportunity exploring how the City of Xenia really works!


  • Session 1: City Governance Structure - An Introduction to Municipal Government in Xenia
  • Session 2: Budget and Finance - An Overview of Local Government Finance, Budgeting, and Stewardship
  • Session 3: Economic Development, Planning & Zoning – A Review of Economic Development & Planning Services 
  • Session 4: Field Trip to Public Service- An Introduction to Public Service & Utilities
  • Session 5: Field Trip to Police Division & Dispatch - An Up-Close Look at Police and 911/ Dispatch 
  • Session 6: Field Trip to Fire Division - A Hands-On Experience with EMS, Fire & Emergency Preparedness

Participants are strongly encouraged to attend all 6 sessions, as sessions build upon each other.

***Applications will be accepted until classes are filled***

Ways to apply: 

We welcome all kinds of applicants to join us during the Xenia Citizens’ Academy. Priority is given to residents of the City of Xenia.