From city streets to park trails, staff at the City of Victoria lay the foundations for the community to connect and grow.
In this year’s Citizens Academy program, residents will discover how the City plans for future growth while preserving its natural amenities. Throughout the program, City of Victoria staff and partners will discuss the impact and background of a number of topics.
Citizens Academy 2023 Sessions
Citizens Academy Session #1 Information
Date and Time: April 6, 2023, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Location: Council Chambers, City Hall, 1670 Stieger Lake Lane, Victoria, MN 55386
Debra McMillan, Mayor, City of Victoria
- Meet Victoria Today: An Overview of the City of Victoria
Dana Hardie, City Manager, City of Victoria
- A Look at Victoria Before: A History of Victoria
Jayna Hulleman, Curator of Education & Exhibits, Carver County Historical Society
Date and Time: April 13, 2023, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Location: Public Works Building, 8001 Bavaria Road, Victoria, MN 55386
- Keeping Victoria Together: The Many Jobs of Public Works
Dave Shoger, Public Works Director, City of Victoria
- A Map of Victoria: Laying the Groundwork to Grow
Cara Geheren, City Engineer, City of Victoria
Date and Time: April 20, 2023, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Location: Lions Pavilion, Lions Park, 1505 82nd Street, Victoria, MN 55386
- A Growing Victoria: Planning What’s Next for Victoria
Jenn Brewington, Community & Economic Development Director, City of Victoria
- Victoria’s Voice: The Election Process in Victoria
Alyssa Swanson, Assistant City Manager, City of Victoria
Date and Time: April 27, 2023, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Location: Victoria Fire Station, 1500 80th Street, Victoria, MN 55386
- Keeping Victoria Safe: A Look at Public Safety in Victoria
Sheriff’s Deputy, Carver County Sheriff’s Office
- Protecting Victoria: Inside the Victoria Fire Department
Andrew Heger, Fire Chief, Victoria Fire Department, City of Victoria
Date and Time: May 4, 2023, 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Location: Picnic Shelter, Wassermann Lake Preserve, 9175 Church Lake Blvd, Victoria, MN 55386 (Backup Location Pending Weather: Victoria Recreation Center, 8475 Kochia Lane, Victoria, MN 55386)
- Victoria, City of Lakes & Parks: A Place to Connect and Enjoy the Outdoors
Ann Mahnke, Parks & Recreation Director, City of Victoria
- A Responsible Victoria: Balancing the Needs of Victoria
Trisha Pollock, Assistant City Manager, City of Victoria
Dates: Thursdays, April 6 to May 4, 2023
Time: 5:30-7 p.m.
Location: City Hall and City Buildings Around Victoria
2023 Program Registration
Fill out the application form to register for the City of Victoria's Citizens Academy. Please contact Kendra Grahl, City of Victoria Communications & Engagement Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (952) 443-4230 with any questions or if you would like an alternative way to register.
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