Port Moody seeks greater civic participation

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A new citizens advisory group could have up to 250 members and use technology to help shape city’s future

Diane Strandberg / Tri City News

The Tri-Cities' smallest city is experimenting with a super-sized committee to get more people involved in city business — and new technology may help.

Members are being sought for the Citizen Advisory Group (CAG) the city of Port Moody is striking in September that the mayor hopes will expand civic participation to people not usually involved.

And to get direct feedback from the 250 or so members during the twice-a-year meetings, the city will employ a new audience-response system that gets participant viewpoints via smartphone.

- See more at: http://www.tricitynews.com/news/port-moody-seeks-greater-civic-participation-1.12728556#sthash.q3uJj6gg.dpuf


 

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