There will be a new Government Civics series that will be offered in Sammamish at Central Washington University. Please find the link below (and further below a short description ) of the first class that starts January 31st and will include speakers who are elected School Board members, Chairs of the Planning Commission, and many more. Based on each class interests a subsequent class will be determined for the following month on issues such as GMA, Transportation, Urban Forestry Management, etc. Classes can be added if ten or more apply from a particular city (Duvall, Redmond, Redmond Ridge Trilogy, Kirkland, Woodinville, Issaquah, Sammamish) or with an interest in a specific language or group (e.g. Chinese, Arabic, Indian, Spanish, etc).The goal is to encourage interests and speakers from across the Eastside.
Introduction To Government Civics For Residents NEW!
Learn with long-time community and Councilmember Valderrama, as he helps residents explore:
- Local Government political systems and processes
- How to interact with City Hall, Commissions and School Board
- Upcoming Local Tax issues and School Bonds and Levy
- How to effectively use your voice and participate (including the initiative process)
- How to become involved – a call to action to join commissions with vacancies, and volunteer