Apex Peak Academy
Are you interested in what's going on in your town?
Would you like to learn more about the various functions of each Town department?
The Apex Peak Academy, a 12-session program for the residents of Apex, may be the right program for you!
This interactive program is designed to provide participants with information about the operations of and services provided by the Town of Apex.
The Apex Peak Academy strives to foster transparency, trust, information-sharing, and collaboration between citizens and representatives of the Town of Apex by:
- Educating citizens on Town operations and Council processes
- Explaining development and the planning process
- Discussing the Town budget and the ways Town staff utilizes tax dollars
The program includes 12 sessions spanning April through October. (See 'Schedule' tab above)
The Apex Peak Academy is FREE; however, interested persons must be an Apex resident and residents must apply to be considered. The program is limited to 25 participants. The deadline to apply for the 2019 program was March 15, 2019.
All Town of Apex residents who are 18 years of age and older are eligible to apply for the program. Sessions are filled using selection criteria which provides a diverse and comprehensive group of participants.
|Session 1||Thursday, April 25, 2019||6:00 p.m. Orientation and Apex History|
|Session 2||Thursday, May 2, 2019||6:00 p.m. Economic Development and Administration|
|Session 3||Thursday, May 30, 2019||6:00 p.m. Building Inspections and Planning|
|Session 4||Thursday, June 13, 2019||6:00 p.m. Internal Services Panel and Finance|
|Session 5||Thursday, June 27, 2019||6:00 p.m. Parks and Recreation|
|Session 6||Thursday, July 11, 2019||8:30 a.m. Public Works, Transportation, and Fleet|
|Session 7||Thursday, July 25, 2019||6:00 p.m. Fire|
|Session 8||Thursday, August 15, 2019||9:30 a.m. Water Resources|
|Session 9||Thursday, August 29, 2019||6:00 p.m. Police|
|Session 10||Thursday, September 12, 2019||6:00 p.m. Electric|
|Session 11||Thursday, September 26, 2019||9:30 a.m. Water Treatment Plant Tour|
|Session 12||Thursday, October 10, 2019||6:00 p.m. Wrap up and Course Evaluation|
A graduation ceremony will be held approximately two weeks following the last session.
Sessions will be held in the evenings from 6-9 p.m. at various Town locations. Because of the nature of their content, however, three of the sessions will be held during the day beginning between 8:30 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. and last approximately four hours.