York County Government is now accepting applications for York County 101 Citizens Academy! This program is designed to give residents an opportunity to learn more about county government and the services provided through daily operations.
Each session will introduce a variety of topics to give participants an overview of York County’s departmental functions, operational procedures and provide a venue to promote open lines of communication. The departments participating in this program are as follows: Assessor, Auditor, Clerk of Court, Coroner, County Attorney, County Council/County Manager, Ebenezer Park, Fire Safety, Human Resources, Information Technology, Magistrate, Planning, Probate Court, Public Defender, Public Safety Communications, Public Works, Purchasing, Risk Management, Sheriff/Detention, Solicitor, Treasurer/Finance, Veteran’s Affairs, and Voter Registration & Elections.
The academy is free. It will be offered over a nine month period from February to October, and will typically be held on the third Thursday of each month from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Registration is required and is limited to 25 participants on a first come-first serve basis.
The York County 101 Citizens Academy application is available on the County website at https://www.yorkcountygov.com/departments/manager/CitizensAcademy. Information and applications are also available at the York County Manager’s Office, located in the Government Center, 6 South Congress Street in York, Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. For questions and/or additional information, please contact the County Manager’s Office at 803-684-8511.