Applications are currently being accepted for a citizens government academy. Mayor Mark Boughton's Citizen Government Academy is being held for seven weeks beginning September 7th. Applications can be submitted through next Wednesday. The program meets one evening a week and classes are limited to 30 Danbury residents or property owners. The goal of the program is to give people a chance to learn about city government from Department leaders, familiarize people with operations of Danbury government and to encourage participants to become involved with city government. Each session runs from 6pm to 8pm at specified locations.