Accountability and Transparency
The City will enable the public to participate in decision-making processes by providing clear information on the issues, the ways to participate, and how their participation contributes to the decision.
Fairness & Respect
The City will maintain a safe environment that cultivates and supports respectful public engagement and will expect participants to do so in turn.
The City will respect and encourage participation by providing ample public notice of opportunities and resources and accommodations that enable all to participate.
Predictability & Consistency
The City will prepare the public to participate by providing meeting agendas, discussion guidelines, notes, and information on next steps.
Creativity & Community Collaboration (Inclusivity and Diversity)
The City will use innovative, proven, and customized engagement solutions that are appropriate to the needs of the projects and the participants.
Stewards of Resources
The City will balance its commitment to provide ample opportunities for public involvement with its commitment to delivering government services efficiently and using City resources wisely.