The academy is an 11-week commitment with the goal of educating the citizens of Barnstable about the operations of town government, while also obtaining valuable feedback and participation from those citizens participating in the Academy. The program is designed to advance understanding of and participation in civic affairs as well as to increase awareness of the challenges facing municipal government. Inside Barnstable Town Government began in 2003. To date, over 700 Barnstable residents and employees have participated in the program. The classes will be on Tuesday evenings from 6:30-9:00 PM and will be held in various locations throughout the Town. The Academy also includes a bus tour of the seven villages of the Town of Barnstable. The classes will be conducted by Town staff and provide interactive learning experiences, group discussions, and site tours. The program is free of charge and open to anyone who resides or works in the Town of Barnstable. There are currently no sessions scheduled at this time
Applications are available at the Town Manager's Office, 367 Main Street, Hyannis or online here To receive an application by mail or fax, please call 508-862-4610. For specific information, you may call either of the Academy facilitators: Susan French (508-362-2864) | Deb Brunelle (508) 648-5936
Please complete APPLICATION
Return application to:
Mark Ells, Town Manager
Town Manager's Office, 367 Main St.
Hyannis, MA 02601