Community Involvement Programs

Programs that seek to ensure broad participation by community residents in government decision making and the political process by encouraging them to serve on government boards and commissions; attend public hearings, council meetings, town meetings, school board meetings and other forums in which public policy issues are being discussed and decisions are being made; communicate with elected officials via correspondence, email, telephone or other means; participate in programs designed to familiarize people with local government departments, facilities and services; and use other similar vehicles to become proactively involved in community affairs.



An online archive of all documents gathered and articles written by the non-profit group Citizens at City Hall. This is a volunteer community group that encourages civic engagement.

A volunteer community group that encourages civic engagement. Members attend, record, and report on meetings of city councillors and other City committees and carry out related research and activities.

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