Citizens' Government Academy

Citizens' Government Academy (PDF) is a free, multi-week program to familiarize residents and business owners with Marietta government. Participants get a behind-the-scenes look at their government, meet city staff and tour city facilities.

The 2016 Citizens' Government Academy class graduated on Wednesday, June 8 and received their certificates from the Mayor and City Council. Stay tuned for the next enrollment period and academy dates!

Program Details


  • Tour Marietta's fire and police stations
  • See public safety equipment up close
  • Understand how taxpayers' dollars are spent
  • Get a first-hand look at citywide revitalization and development
  • See how city technology is used
  • Meet Marietta city manager
  • Learn about different rezonings in your neighborhood
  • See how Marietta's Code Enforcement department is keeping your neighborhood clean
  • Watch what happens at Marietta City Council meetings