Citizens Government Academy

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Applications Available for Citizens Government Academy

Learn more about City of Franklin government procedures and decisions that directly affect you by becoming a member of the next Citizens Government Academy.Tour of the WWTP

The City of Franklin is accepting applications to the Academy, which provides insight into local government. The next session will begin in Fall 2019.  Classes are held on Thursdays beginning at 6:00 PM, and run for eight (8) consecutive weeks. A Saturday tour of City facilities is also included.

Participants will learn about the wide variety of services provided by the City and about key areas such as planning, finance, public works, and public safety. Participants will also have the opportunity to tour key facilities, talk with City officials, and gain a new perspective on the inner-workings of their local government.

Applications are available onlineApplications are due by July 19, 2019. 

The Citizens Government Academy is free and available to all residents of the City of Franklin over 18 years of age. Class size is limited. If interested, please call 615-550-6606 or e-mail

Fall 2017 Graduation Photo

2017 Graduating Class
  L to R: Linda DeWolf; Caren Wolfe; Victoria Manroe; Rachel Huff; Mark Pierett; Del Richards; Karen Richards; City Administrator Eric Stuckey .  Not pictured: Tara Jacobson; James Lambert; and Steve Tucker.

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