The Town of Parker’s 11-week Civic Academy returns this fall, and the application process is now open! Participants will learn what it takes to build, grow and maintain a community.From Town infrastructure to innovative ways of maximizing tax dollars, attendees get a first-hand look at how their local government operates. Among the Town departments that will be covered include: Administration; Communications; Community Development; Cultural; Economic Development; Engineering and Public Works; Finance; Municipal Court; Parks, Recreation and Open Space; Police; the Town Clerk's Office; and more!The academy will be held Wednesday nights from 6 to 8 p.m. at various Town facilities. Classes will run from Sept. 5 through Nov. 14, with a graduation ceremony at the Nov. 19 Town Coucil Meeting. Class will not he held Oct. 31.This program has a limited enrollment, so make sure to apply soon atwww.ParkerOnline.org/CivicAcademy. If you have questions about this program, please contact Cheri Sullivan via email or at 303.805.3293.