Promoting Public Meetings

Public meetings are the basis for outreach and engagement, so Community Boards need to promote meetings and expand participation.

Public meetings are an important part of the Community Board process. The full board meets monthly. Meetings provide residents with an opportunity to hear and be heard.

Many Community Boards mentioned the ongoing need to increase attendance at meetings. Tools can help in several ways: they can provide information about upcoming meetings, and can make it easier to take part remotely, before or during the meeting itself. Here are some examples.