Released on August 19, 2022 - 11:37am

***WE HAVE REACHED OUR 20 PARTICIPANTS. If you would like to be put on the Waiting List, please email your name, phone number, email address and home address to [email protected]***

What are the dynamics of your local government? What is a Strong Mayor government? Where do your concerns go to when reported? These questions and more can be answered at Laurel Citizens University!

Mayor Craig A. Moe’s Government to the People program goes to a new level with the formation of Laurel Citizens University. This program is being created to help residents and business owners familiarize themselves with the purpose, process and structure of their local government.

Gain a better understanding of how local government functions through participation and interaction with knowledgeable staff as you learn how finances, operations, projects and services are developed, distributed and executed.

The first session will begin on October 6, 2022, and will be held in the evenings from 6:00 - 8:00pm:

  • Thursday, October 6, 2022
  • Thursday, October 20, 2022
  • Thursday, November 3, 2022
  • Thursday, December 1, 2022
  • Thursday, December 15, 2022
  • Thursday, January 5, 2023
  • Thursday, January 19, 2023
  • Monday, January 23, 2023

Registration is limited to 20 participants, with selection made on a first-come, first-serve basis for any City of Laurel resident or business owner 18 years of age or older. Participants may not currently hold a position as an elected official or seek office during the duration of the program.

Sessions are free and includes all course materials, a graduation ceremony, a class photo and a diploma upon completion.

To register or learn more, call Carreen Koubek at 301-725-5300 ext. 2109 or email at [email protected]. Get ready to have some fun and learn more about your local government!



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