Full House at Public Engagement Session for Local Agency Chief Executives
A packed room of city managers and county administrators listens to speakers at an Institute-organized session on “Dealing with Deeply Held Concerns When Values and Beliefs Collide” at a recent conference. Speakers focused on examples in the cities of Santa Rosa and San Carlos and Marin County.
See session resource documents here.
The Institute for Local Government organized the session, “Dealing with Deeply Held Concerns When Values and Beliefs Collide” at a recent session for California city managers and county administrators.
- Kathy Millison, City Manager, City of Santa Rosa;
- Brian Moura, Assistant City Manager, San Carlos; and
- Susan Stuart Clark, Executive Director of Common Knowledge.
The session was moderated by Terry Amsler, Program Director of ILG’s Public Engagement Program. Speakers discussed their responses to challenging public engagement issues in their respective communities, including climate change, the Occupy movement and pension reform.
The Powerpoint presentations from the session (available at right) included:
- Effective Public Engagement When Values & Beliefs Collide: San Carlos & Green Programs (Brian Moura)
- Effective Public Engagement When Values & Beliefs Collide: Public Employee Pensions (Susan Stuart Clark)