Citizen Engagement Survey Questions Summary

Candidate name 1. How will you ensure that community consultation is done effectively and openly, with productive dialogue from start to finish for municipal projects and decisions?

Aaron Beaudry

Lin Gibson

I am a strong proponent of citizen engagement through the various panel, committees and cabinets (23 I believe). I have already voiced my support at presentations to City Council and staff recently in support of these valued consultation groups.

Les Lisk

Make sure that every committee submits reports to be reviewed by council.People need to know what is going on.Involve more citizens.

Wyman MacKinnon

Deb McIntosh

I will work with council to develop a new framework/requirements for community consultation on municipal projects and decisions. First step is to review the recommendations made by the recent Citizen Engagement report prepared by City Staff.

Paul Stopciati

A Citizen Panel should be formed and report to council.

Will Thomson

Candidate name 2. How will you ensure a consistent culture of openness and support for public input across all city departments?

Aaron Beaudry

Lin Gibson

I would ask the residents appointed to these various groups to brief me (as their councillor) periodically to determine productive progress is being made. Additionally I would as Councillor request either an annual or biannual public presentations to the Council.

Les Lisk

More volunteer committees set up to assist with planning and implementation of ideas developed.Council has to review and make public.

Wyman MacKinnon

Deb McIntosh

Working with my council colleagues:
Introduce a bylaw for an Open Data policy for Greater Sudbury.
Recommend the release of council meeting agendas one to two weeks prior to the meeting taking place.
Work to make the City website more accessible. Set standards for uploading data so that it is searchable by the public.
Change/upgrade the requirements for public consultation and input on projects of a set dollar amount and/or impact.
Upgrade the 311 system to cover all municipal issues/concerns/complaints and to have report numbers assigned to all calls. Educate the public to ask for a report number when they call.

Paul Stopciati

Will Thomson

Multiple choice questions:

Candidate name (a) Adopting an enhanced system for resolving all issues and complaints, including tracking numbers and prescribed timelines (b) Requiring proactive engagement of citizens and stakeholder groups when forming policies and developing projects (c) Requiring agendas and background material to be publicly posted two weeks in advance, and minutes to be posted one week after meetings of Council and Committees of Council (d) Providing timely, fair and transparent support to citizens and citizen groups for community projects that contribute to the community (e) Ensuring easily accessible, complete and searchable information on the City website

Aaron Beaudry

Lin Gibson

I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour

Les Lisk

I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour

Wyman MacKinnon

Deb McIntosh

I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will champion that I will champion that

Paul Stopciati

I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour I will vote in favour

Will Thomson

Explanations:

Candidate name Explanations:

Aaron Beaudry

Lin Gibson

Les Lisk

Names of people in charge of each area along with a detail of their responsibilities be placed on website for city.

Wyman MacKinnon

Deb McIntosh

Paul Stopciati

Will Thomson


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