The City of Lilburn is now accepting applications for Civic Leadership Matters, a new training/mentoring program led by Mayor Johnny Crist. The class is geared toward those who sincerely desire to learn, grow and serve in some capacity in the City of Lilburn. Those who live in the City of Lilburn will receive priority seating.
This 6-month course will challenge the participants to understand the political landscape specific to municipal governance in the 10-county region. Each participant will leave with an individualized pathway of growth.
The class will convene on the third Tuesday of the month beginning January 20, 2015, and graduation is scheduled for June 16. City, county, and state elected officials, industry and business leaders will address the class. Two speakers are scheduled per evening.
Topics include the following:
A. Leadership, "Likeability," and Life-Long Learning
B. Introduction to City Government - DDA, CID, PD and Mayor and City Council responsibilities
C. Gwinnett County History and Governance and Issues
D. Considering the Atlanta 10-county region - The ARC
E. Movies, Money and the Atlanta Airport - our largest employer
F. Why Schools Count and Gold Dome Decisions