CM10 Values to Action Theresa Worsham

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CM10 Values to Action Theresa Worsham

  1. 1. Values To Action: The Golden Experience Theresa Worsham City of Golden Sustainability Coordinator Community Matters ’10 October 7, 2010
  2. 2. Who We Are • 18,000 population, 15 miles west of Denver • Unique geography, historic downtown, scientific community, widespread recreation • Beer and more beer
  3. 3. The Heart and Soul of Golden
  4. 4. Why? •  Inclusiveness and public engagement •  Value-based decision-making •  Guide City decisions •  Build community capacity
  5. 5. Golden Vision 2030 Planning Process Story Listening/ Value Harvesting ValidationStorytelling Fall 2009/ Winter 2010 Spring/ Summer 2010 Summer/ Fall 2010 Implementation Spring/ Summer 2009
  6. 6. Story Listening – Block Parties •  Inclusiveness and Public Engagement •  Reaching those who don’t usually participate •  Making it convenient
  7. 7. Story Listening - Group Story Circuits • Civic organizations, social groups, service clubs • Relationship with city, with each other • Build ties, share mutual understanding, find opportunities
  8. 8. Focus Groups • 10 citizen groups, 4 city boards, one neighborhood • Citizen participation to identify values • Many sets of eyes and ears to watch each video • Validity of results
  9. 9. Prioritizing Values
  10. 10. Golden’s Top Values •  Responsive Local Government* •  Controlled and Directed Change* •  An accessible and walkable community •  Active outdoors and the environment •  Safe, clean and quiet neighborhoods •  Support for local business and downtown •  Convenience and community amenities •  Support for our history, culture and education •  A family and kid friendly town •  Friendliness and appreciation of our neighbors •  Our sense of community •  Belonging/volunteerism * Values so widely cited, they became Guiding Principles 2,000 Value Statements 11 Themes
  11. 11. Decision-making changes
  12. 12. Cool Tools •  Online Bulletin Boards •  Keypad polling •  Scenario models •  Website communication – Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, streaming video of meetings, surveys, e-Comment i-Neighbors Bringing your neighbors together.
  13. 13. Values In Action •  Clear Creek Master Plan •  New City Trash Program •  Driving communications technology
  14. 14. Why It’s Worth It •  Values are unique to each community. •  Taking the time to define values can lead to confidence in decision-making. •  Community values form the backbone of all other actions. •  Increases two-way communication by strengthening relationships between neighbors. •  Builds trust
  15. 15. What You Can Do •  Identify Values •  Use values to create, update, & inform plans and policies
  16. 16. For More Information Click on the Golden Vision 2030 link at the City web site www.cityofgolden.net for more information about the process and the draft Golden Vision 2030 document currently under review by the community.

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