Concord 101


Concord 101 is an educational experience for citizens of Concord. You'll enjoy learning more about your local government and the services it provides.  We hope to help members of the community better understand how these services work for them.

Additionally, members will be encouraged to take an active role in their neighborhood and city. You will learn how you can play a part in local government. The relaxed setting will make learning about our city fun and exciting!

Concord 101 Class of 2013


Pictured (left to right) are: seated - Anita McKiernan, Nancy Tanner, Eleanor Adams, Shannon Miller, and Karen Hayes; standing - Andrea Brown, JoAnn Furr, Laffette Jordan, Bryan Folds, Jane Brown, Tamra Swaringen, Carol Salloum, Mary Anderson, Mark Hermans, Donna Anderson, Paul Hayes, Jennifer Parsley, George (Kris) Kable, Dora Fulton, Mark Boles, and James Adams. Not pictured: Michael Brown and Joshua Eudy.

2014 Concord 101 details

Concord 101 will begin in the fall of 2014. The class is free to residents of Concord who are at least 18 years of age.

The course will meet weekly for 14 weeks. Students are allowed to miss two classes and still graduate the course. Students must also attend at least one City Council meeting. The 2014 draft calendar is available for download.

Applications were due by August 2, 2014.


Course Description

Curious as to how the name "Harmony" came about?  Ever wonder just how many water lines supply Concord? How many dump trucks does the city have?

Every class is packed with activities and information. Classes will be interactive with opportunities to ask questions and give feedback.

Students will tour City facilities, view equipment used by various departments, and get a first hand look at what it takes to run City services such as solid waste, water, police, fire, parks and recreation, and much more.

In addition, several community partners will be on board to give a behind-the-scenes look at what makes Concord such a great place to live.

The class will meet every Tuesday beginning in late August and end with a graduation ceremony in December. Class will take place from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m.

The best thing about Concord 101 is there are NO TESTS!!  For more information on Concord 101 contact   .

Concord 101 Class Photo Archive

Peter Franzese
Public Affairs & Project Manager
Cherie Jzar
Community Outreach Coordinator
Physical Address
26 Union St., South
Concord, NC 28025
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 308
Concord, NC 28026-0308
Fax Number
(704) 920-6909
City Hall
Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.



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