Local Government (e.g. Village, Town, City)

The present work has, as a research focus, the performance of the Northwest Regional Elderly Forum of Belo Horizonte. The objective is to analyze how relations of representativeness are elaborated by part of the members, representatives of the forum, with regard to the elderly represented and the view of the...
A project of Public participation in Water Governance in Greece, on Managing the Anthemountas River Basin, under the WFD provisions and the funding of EU LIFE programme.
Á gueda – Or ç amento Participativo Problems and Purpose Through the introduction of the Participatory Budget, The Municipality of Águeda aimed to give its people a meaningful way to change their local areas, and improve their quality of life. Recognising that all have potential are well placed to advocate...
An overview of the participatory processes behind the creation of the Cormorant Island Economic Development Plan.
The Tennessee Department of Transport utilise technologically innovative democratic innovations to enable broad public involvement in policy-making regarding statewide expenditure on transport.
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Participatory Budgeting in Merced County, California. History In June of 2017, it was decided that Merced County, California, would have $200,000 directed towards community projects chosen by the inhabitants of Merced County, as a form of participatory budgeting. The main actors in this process coming about were District supervisors Rodrigo...
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Plaine Commune (an agglomeration of communes in northern Paris) conducted an health impact assessment (HIA) for planned expansions of public transport in the area. In the HIA process they included the opinion and advice of local citizens so as to be informed on how best to cater to their various...
Their mission is to ‘engage the people of Austin in meaningful civic dialogue focused on public issues, hosted by community volunteers across the entire city’ (Conversation Corps, 2017b).
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On the 14th September 2014 the people of Scotland were asked to vote either yes or no to the question “Should Scotland be an independent country?” This occurred as an outcome to the SNP (Scottish National Party) electoral pledge to hold a referendum if they won the 2011 Scottish parliament...
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Austin, Texas has experienced rapid population growth and diversification prompting city councillors to explore different ways to engage a large, demographically varied public in the decision-making process. The council, led by community engagement consultant Larry Schooler, funded the creation of open meetings and the purchase of "poll anywhere" technology required...
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