Locate a current events or news article via the Internet, detailing a public agency’s attempt to ensure public involvement. Examples could include the purchase of a large-scale item or real property, the hiring of additional officers, the building of new police station, or the purchase of tasers for all officers.
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper which includes the following:
Describe the issue.
What attempts by the agency were made to incorporate public involvement?
Who from the public agency was involved with the project?
Over what time frame did this occur?
What barriers existed if any?
Any overall success or failure documented in the article.
Describe whether or not you agree with the agency and their approach.
Whether or not social media played a role in the involvement.
If you were the head of a public agency how formal would you have your public information personnel be?
Is there room for information communication in government?
When is the Internet and social media involvement a concern?