Neighborhood & Community Relations

Crown Roller Mill, Suite 425
105 Fifth Avenue South 
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Minneapolis City Academy

CityHallThe City Academy is a 5-week series for participants to learn how city government works including topics on general government, tax assessments, city planning, public works and police and fire operations. The academy also features tours of the City’s 911 operations center and the water treatment facility. The City Academy is free to the public.

Get behind the scenes access to your City at the 2016 Minneapolis City Academy

Registration is now open for the 2016 City Academy. The 2016 City Academy will be held on Wednesday from September 21st through October 19th. Each session will focus on one aspect of City government such as public safety, public works, planning and development and fire services. Sessions will run from 6:30 to 9:00 PM.

2016 Session topics, dates and locations

Session 1: General Government
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
City Hall, Room 319 – 6:30pm
350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis

Session 2: Public Works
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Minneapolis Water Treatment Plant – 6:30pm
4300 Marshall Street NE, Fridley

Session 3: Planning and Development
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
City Hall, Room 319 – 6:30pm
350 South 5th Street, Minneapolis

Session 4: Police Department/311

Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Minneapolis 3rd Precinct – 6:30pm
3000 Minnehaha Ave, Minneapolis

Session 5: Fire Services
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Minneapolis Fire Training Center – 6:30pm
25 37th Avenue NE, Columbia Heights


The program is open to all Minneapolis residents who are 18 years or older.  To register please download the application form (pdf).

Register by August 29, 2016




Howard Blin

Neighborhood and Community Relations

Crown Roller Mill, Room 425 

105 5th Avenue South




Last updated Jul 22, 2016



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