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Huntersville 101


Looking for a unique opportunity to engage with residents and learn about the Town of Huntersville’s history, services provided and
governmental processes?

Join the ranks of more than 100 residents who have signed up and participated in Huntersville 101. Huntersville 101 provides program participants with a detailed snapshot of the Town, its staff and major projects underway. Each weekly session focuses on a different department or area of town government, including the following:

  • Town History
  • Finance
  • Planning
  • Engineering & Public Works
  • Police
  • Fire
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Huntersville Family Fitness and Aquatics

Huntersville 101 equips participants with knowledge to share with members of the community and provides a solid foundation for serving on town appointed boards and committees. 

Past residents have successfully applied and been appointed to town advisory boards such as the Planning Board, Parks & Recreation Commission and Board of Adjustment. Other participants have gone on to serve the community in an elected capacity. 

Program Details

Huntersville 101 is open to Huntersville residents and space is limited to approximately 24 participants in a morning class and 24 participants in an evening class. Applicants will be accepted until classes are full. There is no cost.

The application period is currently open for 2018.  

Click here to download a copy of the application. Applications can be submitted to Christina Schildgen at or by mail at PO Box 664, Huntersville, NC 28070.  


Past Class Schedule:

1 – Introduction and History (February 1, 2017)
2 – Police
3 – Planning and Transportation
4 – Engineering and Public Works
5 – Parks and Recreation
6 – Finance/Q&A with Town Manager
7 – Fire Department
8 – Huntersville Family Fitness and Aquatics
9 – Economic Development

Each participant is asked to commit to this 9-week schedule to be considered for the class.

Contact Christina Schildgen at or 704-766-2207 for more information about the program.