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Posted on: December 7, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Town Hall 101 will beging in 2021

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Town Hall 101 is now open for registration. This citizen academy engagement course is designed to provide residents of the Town of Highland Park with a better understanding of the workings of your municipal government and how town services are delivered.

Town Hall 101 is a citizen academy engagement course designed to provide residents of the Town of Highland Park with a better understanding of the workings of your municipal government and how town services are delivered. The program gives participants a comprehensive look into Town departments, programs, and services offered in each. Learn how the Town of Highland Park is governed, how the annual budget is developed, and how your tax dollars work for you.  

Presenters

The class will hear from elected officials, guest lecturers, and Town personnel, covering topics of their own areas of expertise. The collection of course speakers will provide a well-rounded overview of each topic.

Class Schedule

Resuming February 2021, the class will meet quarterly with a two-hour session.  Class will meet at 5:00 p.m., in the Town Council Chambers on the second floor of Town Hall, or online through a virtual meeting service. 

Sessions

February 9, 2020      Reading Change and Building a Community
Topics include:

  • School Safety
  • Police
  • Fire
  • EMS
  • Code Services
  • Service Delivery
  • Current Initiatibes

May 4, 2021      Dollars Making Sense
Topics include:

  • Town's budget and how projects are funded
  • Taxes
  • Capital Improvement Program
  • Love Field Noise

August 10, 2021      Community Vitality & Excellence in Service
Topics include:

  • Hear about the history of the Town of Highland Park
  • Town Library
  • Public Works
  • Parks & Recreation

November 9, 2021     Graduation

 Class size is limited, please register online at hptx.org/recreation. You will need to create an account before registering if you have not already done so.

For more information and questions, Lt. Lance Koppa (214) 559-9487 or lkoppa@hpdps.org

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