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Citizen Engagement

Get Involved with the City

We invite you to get involved with your City. There are numerous oppotunities to do so – please review
some of these below.

Citizen's Academy

The 10-week City of Sanford Citizens Academy provides an opportunity for citizens to learn about City government through first-hand experience and gain exposure to the wide range of government functions, services and activities. (This is a free public information program).

The Citizens Academy is held weekly on Wednesday evenings, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm. Participants are expected to attend at least 8 of the 10 sessions to receive a Certificate of Completion at a graduation ceremony at the City Commission Meeting, 300 N. Park Ave. Sanford, FL.

Boards and Committees

If you would like to apply for appointment to a City Board, please complete Board application online. You may also download the form here and return it to the City Clerk by email, fax, or mail. 

  • Fax:  407.688.5011
  • Mail:  P.O. Box 1788, Sanford, FL 32772

Police Department Volunteers and Explorers

The Sanford Police Volunteers are a team of highly trained citizens who enhance vital crime prevention services and community awareness through proactive law enforcement principles. Why become a volunteer?

  • Contribute to positive communications between the community and law enforcement
  • To assist in controlling, reducing and preventing crime in Sanford
  • To offer your area of professional expertise
  • To gain valuable work experience