Community Academy


Community Academy provides residents with the opportunity to learn more about their community and local government. Join Town staff and local experts for this fun and engaging program! 

The 25th session of Community Academy was held throughout October 2022. The next session is tentatively scheduled for September/October 2023. Please check back for details or contact for more information. 

Information from the October 2022 session is provided below. 

Class Topic  Date  Class Materials 
Overview of Town Governance  Thursday, Oct. 6  Overview of Town Governance Presentation(PDF, 1MB)
2026 General Plan - Creating a Public Participation Plan   Tuesday, Oct. 11

 General Plan and Public Participation Presentation(PDF, 2MB)

  2016 Public Participation Plan(PDF, 298KB)

  2016 Your Voice, Our Future General Plan

Development and Zoning 101  Thursday, Oct. 13  Development and Zoning 101 Presentation(PDF, 3MB)

Town Finances and Economic Development

 Tuesday, Oct. 18

 Overview of Town Finances(PDF, 1MB)

 Oro Valley Economic Development (PDF, 2MB)

Parks and Recreation Master Plan   Thursday, Oct. 20  Parks and Recreation Presentation(PDF, 2MB)
Town Water Resource Planning

 Tuesday, Oct. 25

 TOV Water Utility Presentation (PDF, 2MB)
Roadways and Public Safety  Thursday, Oct. 27

 OV Police Department Presentation(PDF, 3MB)

TOV Public Works - Roadways Presentation(PDF, 2MB)

***Optional: Attendance at the Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting   Tuesday, Nov. 1 MEETING CANCELLED 

Participants who attend at least 1/2 of the classes are eligible to graduate. Graduation followed by a celebratory dinner will be held on November 2 at 6 PM.

Stay involved (PDF, 235KB)with Town through the following:

  • Join a Board or Commission (Click here for vacancies and application)
  • Enroll in the OVPD Citizen Academy (Click here for more information)
  • Participate in public meetings and events (Click here for calendar)



 Contact Information: | 520-229-4800


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