The Municipality of Jasper recognizes that public engagement is a vital part of local democracy. To this end, the Municipality is committed to:
Providing honest, meaningful and accessible engagement opportunities for residents and stakeholders;
Promoting understanding of local issues, informed decision making and best possible solutions to local issues;
Integrating public engagement in decision-making at all levels of the organization;
Providing sufficient timeframes and adequate resources to plan, coordinate and conduct public engagement processes.
For each public engagement initiative, a public engagement goal will be defined in relation to the level of participation selected on the IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation. The engagement goal will drive the engagement process, and define the Municipality’s commitment to the public.