The City University program allows citizens to experience the workings of their city government first hand. The curriculum is designed to encourage a well-informed public and potentially increase their involvement in city committees, boards and
Eleven meetings, and then a graduation dinner, are held over
selected Thursday evening’s beginning on January 11, 2018. Programs on Cityservices are provided by the following departments: Airport, City Attorney’s
Office, City Manager’s Office, City Secretary’s Office, Finance, Fire/EMS,Human Resources, Information Technology, Library, Municipal Court, Parks and
Recreation, Planning and Community Development, Police, and Public Works.
“City University is an interactive learning experience,”said Jared Werner, Human Resources Director. “The hands-on experiences, case studies, site tours, group discussions,and demonstrations provide a unique understanding of municipal operations and
promote transparency and open government.”
Some graduates of previous City University programs havegone on to serve in the following city organizations:
• AirportAdvisory Board
• Parks& Recreation Advisory Board
• Bond Advisory
• BuildingStandards Commission
Board of Adjustment
• Transportation& Traffic Advisory Board
• WatershedAdvisory Committee
Development Advisory Committee
• GolfCourse Advisory Board
City University applications are available at
www.nbtexas.org/cityuniversity and are submitted online. If a paper applicationis needed, they can be picked up at City Hall, 550 Landa Street, from 8:00 a.m.
until 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday or by contacting Becca Miears at830-221-4397 or firstname.lastname@example.org to obtain an application by mail or email.
All previously submitted paper applications for the 2018 session are stillbeing considered and will not need to be re-submitted online.
Applications for the 2018 session of the free City
University program will be accepted online through 5:00 p.m. on December 1st.Applicants must be residents of the City, or its extraterritorial jurisdiction
(ETJ), and be at least 17 years of age. Space in the program is limited.