The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo68° Mostly Clear

Sunday

Hi98° Hot

Sunday Night

Lo76° Slight Chance Sprinkles

Monday

Hi96° Slight Chance Sprinkles

Monday Night

Lo70° Partly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi91° Sunny

Tuesday Night

Lo66° Mostly Clear

Wednesday

Hi87° Mostly Sunny

Wednesday Night

Lo64° Mostly Clear

Thursday

Hi86° Sunny

Outreach is a powerful tool

Send to Kindle
Print This

Are our communities better served when public agencies invest time and money in developing creative approaches to engage many citizens in developing a vision for the future, or should they stick with a few public meetings, get a little bit of input from a few people and guess what will best serve the public?

The latter approach is certainly cheaper and quicker, but should that be the only criteria we use? What about the value of developing greater understanding and a deeper appreciation for what taxpayers value when agencies have to make difficult choices?

View my options or Sign in