Wilsonville Citizens Academy

2016 WLA Grad Pic

Are you looking to take a more active role in your community? Engage in positive change with like minded individuals ? If so, then the Wilsonville Citizens Academy is the place for you!  

2017 Meeting Dates and Locations, all meetings begin at 6:00 pm and end at 9:00 pm. The program is offered at no cost to participants. 

Jan 18th - Goal Setting- City Hall

February 16 - CD, Planning, EcDev, & Finance-City Hall

March 16- Library, Parks and Rec, SMART- Wilsonville Library

April 20- Public Works Tours -Water Treatment Plant 

May 18- Police and TVF&R- TVF&R Station 56, 8445 SW Elligsen Rd

June 19th- Graduation-City Hall

*Field Trips*

February 3-Coffee Creek Prison, meet at Prison at 7:45 am

April 7- State Capitol, SMART bus leaves City Hall at 11:00 am returns at 4:00 pm

Have you ever wondered just how your local government works, or what the role of the Mayor and City Manger really is? The Wilsonville Leadership Academy will answer all of those questions and more!

The Leadership Academy will prepare participants for city leadership positions as well as:
  •  Develop participant leadership skills
  •  Develop participant communication skills
  •  Learn public meetings requirements
  •  Networking with city leaders and other participants
  •  Improve community engagement between city staff and public
  •  Learn about city staff responsibilities and services
Open to residents of the City of Wilsonville. If space is available a limited number of spots will be made available to local business owners or employees who live outside of Wilsonville but who work within the City limits. One spot can be reserved for a Wilsonville High School senior. 

There is no charge for the program, but class size will be limited to 20 participants.