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Local Government Websites
California Stories and Examples


Learn how local governments are using their websites to inform residents, solicit ideas and feedback, and promote public engagement.

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The City of El Cerrito Engages Residents in Five-Year Strategic Planning Process

The El Cerrito City Council adopted a strategic plan in April 2013 to help fulfill its mission to serve, lead and support its diverse community.  The plan is the result of a year-long public engagement effort that employed a variety of strategies. Among these strategies were: a media strategy, focus groups, an online survey, outreach at community events and more.  

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Ask Mountain View: Get the Answers You Need

The City of Mountain View has launched a new feature to enable citizens to quickly and easily email staff with questions, concerns and compliments 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week on-line via the website. 


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