What are your specific strategies for promoting civil public discourse around growth and development? Please indicate what level of commitment you would have in regards to collaboration, consensus building and joint problem solving to address this issue?
How would you make our City government – whether serving on Boards or Council, or participating in the City organization’s outreach - of greater interest to younger generations, minorities, families and others that currently find it hard to engage in City affairs?
The final report of the Public Participation Working Group was sharply critical of the
City’s current processes for obtaining the public’s opinion about important issues, and
recommended many changes to these processes. Do you agree with the report’s
conclusions and recommendations?