A three-day deliberative event on the work hours and pay rate of city councillors.
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Problems and Purpose
Lethbridge City Council convened a Citizens' Assembly to consider whether city councillors should continue to serve on a part-time basis or be appointed full-time and what monetary compensation they should receive.
Background History and Context
Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities
Participant Recruitment and Selection
5,000 invitations were sent out of which 36 participants were selected through random sampling.
Methods and Tools Used
What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation
Influence, Outcomes, and Effects
Analysis and Lessons Learned
 Claudia Chwalisz, The People's Verdict: Adding Informed Citizen Voices to Public Decision-Making (London: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017), 82. Available at https://www.sipotra.it/old/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/THE-PEOPLE’-S-VERDICT.pdf
 Chwalisz, The People's Verdict, 82.