Open Government


In an effort of continued improvement for communication and public engagement the City Council has asked that an
ad hoc committee be created to develop a plan for improved communications with citizens that will enhance the role of citizen participation in the City's decision making.

The outcome of the committee work will be a comprehensive report to City Council with recommended improvements for two-way citizen communication and engagement.

Below are the appointed members of the committee:
Carroll Brown                 Mary Dessein  
Colleen Dunlap               Adrian Duran
Gary Ferguson               Meagan Gray
Tom Merrill                     Paulette Norman
Braden Sigua

The committee will meet from 5:00-7:00 PM at the Snohomish Senior Center, 506 Fourth St., Snohomish on:
Monday, February 1, 2016 - Agenda
Monday, March 7, 2016 - Agenda & Minutes from Feb. 1
Monday, April 18, 2016 - Agenda; Minutes from Mar. 7
Monday, May 9, 2016 - Agenda; Minutes from April 18
Monday, June 13, 2016 - Agenda; Minutes from May 9

Committee Reference Materials and Links:
Consultant Statement of Qualifications
Consultant Scope and Budget
Committee Member Interviews Report
Connected Communities Alliance for Innovation
Effective Citizen Engagement
Principles of Public Engagement
Draft Focus Group Questions
Misc. website links related to Open Government
Existing City Communication Platforms
DRAFT Committee Goals

FINAL Recommendations

City of Snohomish Focus Group Research Report-Improving Communications

DRAFT Recommendations from Committee - 04-15-2016
Appendix to DRAFT Recommendations from Committee 04-15-2016

Discussion Guide for 05-09-2016