The Town of Davidson Posts Two New Questions on Open Town Hall
The Town of Davidson has posted two new questions on Open Town Hall, an online platform designed to engage citizens by sharing information on issues and providing more opportunities for citizen interaction and feedback.
- One new topic on Open Town Hall asks: “Should the Davidson Board of Commissioners be allowed to vote remotely during a meeting?”
Community members can access this Open Town Hall question by going to https://www.opentownhall.com/portals/223/Issue_6789
or by clicking the green “Open Town Hall” icon in the center right of the town homepage at www.townofdavidson.org
. Once on the Open Town Hall page, citizens can read what others are saying about the topic and share their opinions. If you would like to elaborate on your yes/no answer, please send an email to the board of commissioners at firstname.lastname@example.org
with “Open Town Hall” in the subject line. Town officials and staff will use this public input to help guide their decision-making process. The deadline for participation is October 18 at noon.
2. The other new topic asks: “What shall we name the new park near Bailey Springs?”
Community members can access this Open Town Hall question by going to https://www.opentownhall.com/portals/223/Issue_6811
The deadline for this question is October 23 at noon.
Residents can join the discussion by logging in with an email address. After receiving an activation email from Open Gov, citizens can choose whether to give their feedback anonymously or with their full names posted.
Open Gov, a company based in California, developed the online platform. Its mission is to broaden civic engagement and build public trust in government. More than 100 other government agencies in the U.S., Canada, and Australia are using Open Town Hall, including Pinehurst, NC, Decatur, GA, Ann Arbor, MI, Palo Alto, CA, Saint Paul, MN, and Salt Lake City, UT. For more information about the company, visit https://opengov.com/.