Open Town Hall

ReadDavidson 2017 Book Selection

The Town of Davidson has posted a new question on Open Town Hall, an online platform designed to engage citizens in a conversation and harness their input on important town projects and issues.
Town officials and staff will use this public input to help guide their decision-making process. Further, the town aims to engage citizens by sharing information on each issue and providing more opportunities for citizen interaction and feedback.

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This new topic on Open Town Hall asks: “Which book should we select for ReadDavidson 2017?”
ReadDavidson is a town-wide initiative organized by a group of avid readers, Main Street Books, the Davidson Public Library, and the Town of Davidson. Since 2007, books have been chosen annually, and book-related events have been planned to make each book come to life. A book is selected each year and citizens are invited to participate in programs and events. All events are free and open to the public.

Citizens can access Open Town Hall directly by going to www.townofdavidson.org/OpenTownHall 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. Residents can join the discussion by logging in with an email address. After receiving an activation email from Peak Democracy, citizens can choose whether to give their feedback anonymously or with their full names posted.

Peak Democracy, 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 US, 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 www.peakdemocracy.com.

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Another voting option:
If you’d prefer the old-fashioned method of voting, please visit Main Street Books, the Davidson Public Library, or Davidson Town Hall to fill out an entry and stuff it in the red and white voting box. We will collect votes through Friday, December 16, 2016.

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