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