Public Works Citizen's Academy

Public Works Citizens Academy 2

The Public Works Citizen Academy is a 6-week program designed to give citizens a working knowledge of how the City of Elmhurst Public Works department provides vital functions to the community.  This includes an in-depth overview of the divisions, interactive hands-on activities, along with tours of City facilities and presentations by Public Works staff.The program, which is geared towards adults (you must be 18 or older to participate), will be held over six weeks with sessions as follows:

Thursday, April 14, 2022  - 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ Public Works Garage

Thursday, April 21, 2022 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ Public Works Garage

Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ Waste Water Treatment Plant 

Thursday, May 5, 2022 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ Public Works Garage

Thursday, May 12, 2022 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm @ Public Works Garage

Monday, May 16, 2022 -6:00pm - 7:30pm @ City Hall

At the end of the program, participants will be recognized as Public Works Citizen Academy graduates at a ceremony at City Hall. The program is limited to 25 students per session and the application deadline is April 8th.  

- UPDATE: SPRING 2022 CLASS IS FULL-

Applications will be accepted in the order they are received. Questions can be directed to the Public Works Department at 630-530-3753 or email here.

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