Third Session of Citizens Academy Graduate

South Lake Tahoe, CA…. The third session of the City of South Lake Tahoe’s Citizens Academy graduated during today’s city council meeting.


The Fall 2013 academy was held from September 25–October 30, 2013 and consisted of 16 attendees including: Anita Boel, Brandi Bannister, Brooke Martone-Ballachey, Gia Richards, Greg Carlson, Jennifer Story, Jonathan Moore, Julie Stewart, Karen Kuentz, Mike Allen, Mike Peron, Peter Gochis, Peter Spellman, Rachel Roberts, Scott Fair, and Scott Weavil.


Fall 2013 Citizens Academy Graduates



Course topics included “City Government 101” which highlighted the city’s history, “Dollars and Sense” about city economics, “We Built this City” presentation by Engineering, Development Services, Motor Pool and Public Works, “Something for Everyone” encompassing Parks and Recreation, and “Keeping Citizens Safe” by police and fire departments.


The South Lake Tahoe Citizens Academy is a free, six session interactive course designed to provide residents with an in-depth look into municipal government, as well as, information about the services and programs of the City of South Lake Tahoe.


The next academy will be offered in Spring 2014.  Visit the city’s webpage at for updated information.