Pleasant Hill Citizens Academy

Do you have an interest in local government and how it functions? Do you want to know more about the City of Pleasant Hill? Join us this fall for the first Pleasant Hill Citizens Academy, which will consist of 20 residents attending five Thursday sessions and one bus tour of the city on a Saturday morning.


Participants will learn about the various roles and responsibilities of each City Department; City Council decision making and the legislative process at the local level; opportunities to volunteer with City Commissions and Committees; and the how the budget process works.

Sessions will be held on:Thursdays

  • September 20, 6 – 8:30 pm
  • September 27, 6 – 8:30 pm
  • October 4, 6 ­– ­7:15 pm
  • October 1, 6 – 8:30 pm
  • October 18, 6 – 8:30 pm
  • Tour of the city on Saturday, October 13th, from 9 to 11 am

Participants who complete at least five sessions will receive a certificate at the November 5, 2018 the City Council meeting.

Space is limited. Register Here

For more information or questions, please call Danielle Habr at (925) 671-5221 or email The deadline to register is August 31st. Please note that you must be a Pleasant Hill resident or business owner to participate in the academy.