Friday Forum is a monthly speaker series sponsored by MSU Wonderlust and hosted by the Bozeman Public Library. Coffee and tea will be served. Join us as knowledgeable experts lead discussions on timely topics related to local, state and national issues.
 
Forums meet at noon on the third Friday of the month at the Bozeman Public Library. The library Foundation co-sponsors these sessions.

 

Coming up on April 12th  at noon until 1:30

The Role of Active Citizenship in Thriving Communities

Improving our community begins with understanding it.  How do our local governments work?  What about local taxes? Where does the money come from and where does it go?  How can we act to improve our communities in the Gallatin Valley?

>Talking about local government organization and budgets:

Jim Doar, Gallatin County Administrator

Carson Taylor, former Bozeman Mayor

>Providing examples of successful community involvement:

Maddy Pope, Trust for Public Land Project Director,  "The Story Mill Community Park"

Heather Grenier, HRDC Chief Executive Officer/President, "The Warming Center" 

>The role of Citizen Advisory Boards will be addressed by all four speakers