One of the great things about participatory democracy is just that: It’s participatory. Everyone gets a chance to become involved. However, taking part also requires that people make informed decisions. This can be a tall order. There are volumes of information, and it takes a lot of time tracking everything down. We get it.
To help with this effort we have compiled, below, some of the more important information that will help councilors do their job. For anyone considering running for office, it's also a great place to get an idea of the breadth and depth of knowledge expected of our public officials.