Monday, June 14, 2010

June 23 NLC Webinar on Public Engmt Practices in Eau Claire, Wis., & Salt Lake City

The National League of Cities' Center for Research and Innovation will hold a free webinar, “Public Engagement Practices in Local Government,” on Wednesday, June 23, at 2 p.m. Eastern Time.
NLC established a CityFutures Panel on democratic governance to support members seeking to engage citizens more effectively in responding to their cities’ most daunting challenges and promising opportunities. Members of the panel will highlight a range of public engagement practices employed in their cities to effectively engage residents to make decisions, overcome conflicts and solve critical problems.
Mark Linder, director of parks and recreation, Cupertino, Calif., and chair of the Democratic Governance Panel, will moderate the discussion. Featured presenters include Kerry Kincaid, council president, Eau Claire, Wis., Mike Huggins, city manager, Eau Claire, Michele Straube, coordinator, Salt Lake Solutions, Salt Lake City, and Christian Harrison, chair, Downtown Community Council, Salt Lake City.
Details: The webinar is free, but space is limited, so please register in advance. To register, go to To ask further questions, contact Bonnie Mann at

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