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Community Development
Community Development:  Enhance and expand community involvement and public participation through a variety of innovative outlets.

Evaluate, enhance, and expand communication
1. Independent review of communication practices
2. Statistically significant survey to compare against benchmark established by 2010 survey and drill into specific areas
3. Shifting more talking to online
4. Evaluate website

Enhance, expand, and diversify public education and outreach
1. City day at schools
2. Community education: walking tours, history, water quality, city information
3. Celebrate/promote national and state wide professional weeks (e.g. Public Power week, National Planning month)

Build Community Spirit
1. Define/establish a program and policies to support/administer special events hosted by other
2. Expand and enhance events downtown
3. Explore history day, art promotion
4. Recognize community successes (internally, externally)
5. Engage younger populations

Promote community brand
1. Develop tree ordinance
2. Inject/preserve nature in visible ways
3. Promote interaction with rivers

Increase volunteerism
1. Implement volunteer program: seek opportunities within each department