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Government 101

The Dunwoody Government 101 series is a nine week course, held Tuesday evenings from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., beginning July 2 through August 27, designed to enhance residents’ understanding of city government and offers the community a chance to experience an d discover the primary undertakings of the City.

Dunwoody’s Government 101 series will provide participants with a look inside each of the City’s departments through a lively blend of demonstrations, presentations, and tours, all conducted in a casual format at numerous sites throughout the City. Participants can expect to come away with a heightened awareness and knowledge of local government operations as well as a greater understanding of how to get involved in local civic and community affairs.


The 2013 Government 101 Class is Full.

All additional applicants will be placed on a waiting list. All individuals on the waiting list will have first right of refusal for placement into the next Government 101 session in 2014.

Should a spot become available in the 2013 class, that spot will be filled based on the order in which applications were received.


Class Application


Series Schedule:

July 2 - Week 1

  • Orientation
    • City Manager
    • City Council

July 9 – Week 2

  • City Clerk
  • City Attorney
  • Boards & Committees

July 16 – Week 3

  • Finance and Administration

July 23 – Week 4

  • Community Development

July 30 – Week 5

  • Public Works
  • Parks and Recreation    

August 6– Week 6

  • Economic Development

August 13 – Week 7

  • Police

August 20 – Week 8

  • Municipal Court

August 27 – Week 9

  • Graduation/ Class Celebration

Interested participants should complete the Dunwoody Government 101 application. Completed forms may be sent to Edie Damann at, dropped-off, or faxed to 678-382-6701. Class size is limited. Deadline for application submission is June 4, 2013.


Government 101 Application