Community Involvement & Participation

Community Involvement & Participation Policy

Plano will proactively seek civic participation from all ages, ethnicities and cultures and provide residents with information, education, and opportunities to increase citizen involvement. 
 
Community Involvement & Participation Action Statements


 Status
Assist in creating a young adult leadership program to engage the next generation of Plano
leaders.      
pending
Provide leadership and training programs that encourage and support representation on local
boards and commissions reflective of the community’s diversity. 
pending
Provide the public with regular communication and sufficient information regarding policies,
programs and decision-making using traditional outreach methods and social media marketing. 
complete
Create and support meaningful and inclusive community engagement initiatives through new
and innovative service opportunities. 
inprogress
Evaluate new innovative technology to increase public participation and emphasize interactive
participation methods. 
pending
Coordinate and collaborate with nongovernmental organizations to increase public participation.  inprogress
Coordinate with County Officials to create marketing campaigns for increasing voter
participation. 
inprogress
Create a public engagement guide and update yearly to include best practices for hosting
successful public meetings. 
pending
Develop a strategy with the Plano Multicultural Outreach (MCOR) to increase communication
and participation by diverse populations within the community.  
inprogress

Supporting Materials and Resources
Boards and Commissions
Community Engagement
Volunteers in Plano