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? Be part of the Pleasant Hill Citizens Academy,and learn what makes our city special!

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 Thursdays from 6-8:30 p.m., plus one Saturday morning bus tour

  • September 19
  • September 26
  • October 3
  • October 10
  • October 17
  • Tour of the city on Saturday, October 12, from 9 to 11 a.m.

Participants who complete at least five sessions will be recognized at the Oct. 21 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 31. Please note that you must be a Pleasant Hill resident or business owner to participate in the academy.