The 12-session program gives residents and business owners the opportunity to learn hands-on how Largo operates.
Academy participants will tour key city facilities, learn the challenges affecting community development, discuss current city issues and work along side city staff members.
The academy offers hands-on opportunities such as dressing like a firefighter and operating a side-loader.
The application deadline is Sept. 5. The academy begins Sept. 17. Classes are Monday evenings from 6 until 8:30 p.m.
Call (727)587-6710 for more information or complete your application online.