Citizens Academy

Residents interested in gaining a better understanding of how local government operates are encouraged to participate in the City’s Citizens Academy.

Registration Information

  • Free program is open to Diamond Bar residents age 16 and older
  • Participants will meet over four consecutive weeks on Wednesday evenings from 6 to 7 p.m. with time allotted for questions and answers.
  • Sessions will be held online through the GoToWebinar platform. Login information will be provided to participants after registration.
  • Meeting registration link for the Citizens Academy - Spring 2021:

Academy Overview

Additional details will be provided upon registration.

  • Part 1 - May 5
    • Cover Diamond Bar’s early years and how the City was formed.
  • Part 2 - May 12
    • Explain how the City is governed including the roles and responsibilities of the City Council.
  • Part 3 - May 19
    • Provide an overview of the various City departments, services and functions.
  • Part 4 - May 26
    • Detail how the annual budget is developed, funded and managed.