1:45 – 3:00 p.m.
Thriving Together: Navigating Community Engagement in the Fast Lane
Ashley Metzger, Regional Government Services
Hilary Staus, Citrus Heights Water District
In our fast-paced world, community engagement fosters meaningful connections and drives collective progress. The session will give attendees the “who, what, when, where and why” of community engagement. It will share a variety of proactive engagement strategies that will position your district for success when the time comes to react to emerging issues. The group will discuss a range of options( both informal to formal), lessons learned, and discuss the strategic and legal considerations at various levels.
By the end of the session, attendees will be able to:
- Identify when a community perspective is necessary or helpful
- Consider the legal implications surrounding community input
- Understand best practices for community engagement
- Receive tips and tools to make engagement efforts pop