Tararua District Council and PublicVoice are currently recruiting for the new Tararua District Council Citizens' Panel. The final day for recruitment is this Sunday 25 March.
Do you want to let council know what you really think on big local issues?
This report supports the use of Citizens’ Panels as a consultation tool for local government. It summarises the legislative context for consultation, and the way in which councils currently meet their obligations to consult the community. It describes the concept of a Citizens’ Panel, and the advantages of using a Panel. The report concludes with a case study of the Citizens’ Panel developed by Palmerston North City Council.
A copy of this 18 page report is now available.
Recruitment has now been completed for the new Manawatu District Council PublicVoice Citizens’ Panel.
The aim of the Panel is to to simply gauge the views of the wider community and access the views of the silent majority.