Resident Academy

Resident Academy is a six-session program that helps residents get a deeper understanding of the Town's operations through lecture, discussion, and interactive activities.

Participants will tour Town facilities, learn day-to-day responsibilities and operations, gain a greater understanding of the budget process, meet Town leadership, and get answers to questions about the operations of the Town of Brownsburg. 

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Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and preference will be given to those who have not taken the Academy. The class size will be limited to 25. Interested residents may apply until July 16. Applicants will be notified by July 23 of their acceptance into the program. 

Please call (317) 852-1120 ext. 1194 with questions about the program.

Complete the 2021 Fall Resident Academy application.

Residents Learning About Street Department Equipment During Academy

Session dates are provided below. You must be able to commit to at least 5 out of 6 sessions.  

  • Tuesday, August 17, 2021 6-8 pm – Resident Academy Overview, Administrative Overview
  • Tuesday, August 31, 2021 6-8 pm – Brownsburg Parks Overview
  • Tuesday, September 14, 2021 6-8 pm – Fleet and Water Utilities Overview (Part 1)
  • Tuesday, September 28, 2021 6-8 pm – Street and Water Utilities Overview (Part 2)
  • Tuesday, October 12, 2021 6-8 pm – Public Safety Overview
  • Tuesday, October 26, 2021 6-8 pm – Development Services, Economic Development Overview

What previous participants are saying:

Thank you to my hometown for providing such an in-depth and meaningful learning opportunity for its residents. It has truly given me a better understanding of all of the departments, roles and work that are part of a successful local government!

The people that work for this town are the unsung heroes. To a person they have given all of us such an insight and education into our great town operations. I don’t hesitate to tell residents that if they have the opportunity to attend, please do this.

The presenters were outstanding. Each presented their subject matter clearly and cogently. Very well done. Great people. Excellent education on important aspects of our town. 

Presentations and information were very well done. The Resident Academy was a terrific idea. Very well prepared slide presentations, and excellent people who clearly take their jobs seriously and have a commitment to our community. Excellent!!