Citizens Academy

The Town of Prosper Citizens Academy allows Prosper residents to get an inside look at the Town and how each department works. The nine-week program features a variety of Town departments and services. Residents will learn how the Town operates on a day-to-day basis through presentations, facility tours and activities. The class meets Thursday evenings for nine weeks during spring. Information on the Class of 2023 is forthcoming.

What To Expect

We will meet at a Town of Prosper facility for class Thursdays during spring. Most classes meet at 6 p.m. and last for two hours.

Class Schedule

A program schedule will be provided at a later date. Participants cannot miss more than two classes to graduate from the Academy. Residents interested in participating should review the schedule prior to applying.

Typical Topics Covered

  • Town Management and Town Council
  • Engineering and Public Works
  • Prosper Community Library
  • Prosper Fire Rescue
  • Parks and Recreation
  • Prosper Police Department
  • Development Services
  • Economic Development
  • Finance
  • Utility Billing
  • Municipal Court
  • CPI Program
  • Communication and Community Engagement
  • Nonprofit and Service Organizations

How To Apply

Applications for the spring 2023 Town of Prosper Citizens Academy will be accepted in fall 2022. Please stay tuned for more details.

Eligibility

Each class is limited to 20 participants who are at least 18 years of age and are registered to vote in the Town of Prosper. The Town reserves the right to limit participation to one member per household.

Questions

For more information about the Town of Prosper Citizens Academy, please contact Robyn Battle, Executive Director of Community Services, at (972) 569-1011, or email rbattle@prospertx.gov.