Data

General Issues
Planning & Development
Environment
Specific Topics
Land Use
Collections
OECD Project on Representative Deliberative Processes
Location
Dakota
Minnesota
United States
Scope of Influence
City/Town
Links
Report: Citizens' Jury on Dakota County's Comprehensive Plan
OECD Project Page for Innovative Citizen Participation
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Time Limited or Repeated?
A single, defined period of time
Purpose/Goal
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of government and public bodies
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Total Number of Participants
24
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
Recruitment Method for Limited Subset of Population
Stratified Random Sample
General Types of Methods
Deliberative and dialogic process
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Facilitate dialogue, discussion, and/or deliberation
Recruit or select participants
Propose and/or develop policies, ideas, and recommendations
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Deliberation
Citizens' Jury
Civic Lottery
Survey
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
Yes
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Face-to-Face
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
Express Opinions/Preferences Only
Ask & Answer Questions
Information & Learning Resources
Expert Presentations
Teach-ins
Written Briefing Materials
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
Independent Media
Primary Organizer/Manager
Jefferson Center
Type of Organizer/Manager
Non-Governmental Organization
Funder
Budget of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners
Type of Funder
Local Government
Staff
No
Formal Evaluation
Yes

CASE

Citizens' Jury on Dakota County's Comprehensive Plan

October 18, 2020 Jaskiran Gakhal, Participedia Team
September 2, 2020 Joyce Chen
General Issues
Planning & Development
Environment
Specific Topics
Land Use
Collections
OECD Project on Representative Deliberative Processes
Location
Dakota
Minnesota
United States
Scope of Influence
City/Town
Links
Report: Citizens' Jury on Dakota County's Comprehensive Plan
OECD Project Page for Innovative Citizen Participation
Start Date
End Date
Ongoing
No
Time Limited or Repeated?
A single, defined period of time
Purpose/Goal
Make, influence, or challenge decisions of government and public bodies
Develop the civic capacities of individuals, communities, and/or civil society organizations
Total Number of Participants
24
Open to All or Limited to Some?
Limited to Only Some Groups or Individuals
Recruitment Method for Limited Subset of Population
Stratified Random Sample
General Types of Methods
Deliberative and dialogic process
General Types of Tools/Techniques
Facilitate dialogue, discussion, and/or deliberation
Recruit or select participants
Propose and/or develop policies, ideas, and recommendations
Specific Methods, Tools & Techniques
Deliberation
Citizens' Jury
Civic Lottery
Survey
Legality
Yes
Facilitators
Yes
Face-to-Face, Online, or Both
Face-to-Face
Types of Interaction Among Participants
Discussion, Dialogue, or Deliberation
Express Opinions/Preferences Only
Ask & Answer Questions
Information & Learning Resources
Expert Presentations
Teach-ins
Written Briefing Materials
Communication of Insights & Outcomes
Independent Media
Primary Organizer/Manager
Jefferson Center
Type of Organizer/Manager
Non-Governmental Organization
Funder
Budget of the Dakota County Board of Commissioners
Type of Funder
Local Government
Staff
No
Formal Evaluation
Yes

In November 1997, the 24 members of the Citizens' Jury on Dakota County's Comprehensive Plan met to identify priorities of its residents for the Comprehensive Land Use Plan as the County faced tough choices related to its projected growth and how to manage it.

Problems and Purpose

Background History and Context

Organizing, Supporting, and Funding Entities

Participant Recruitment and Selection

Methods and Tools Used

What Went On: Process, Interaction, and Participation

Influence, Outcomes, and Effects

Analysis and Lessons Learned

See Also

References

External Links

Notes

Data was sourced from OECD (2020), Innovative Citizen Participation and New Democratic Institutions: Catching the Deliberative Wave, OECD Publishing, Paris, https://doi.org/10.1787/339306da-en