A range of options are available for designing successful public meetings and workshops. IEN can identify citizen concerns prior to meetings in order to help with meeting design and as part of the meeting. IEN can identify information and education that should be provided during the meeting, as well as design a process for generating ideas and solutions for specific issues and problems. IEN makes use of a wide range of tools for enhancing public meetings, such as shared meeting planning, small group discussion, surveys before and/or during the meeting, facilitation of questions and discussion, and strategic planning.
Examples of Public Meetings and Workshops:
- Biosolid regulations & land applications (Culpeper, Isle of Wight & Campbell Counties)
- Rappahanock-Rapidan Regional Vision
- Nelson County, VA Watershed Forum
- Shenandoah “Big Gem” brownfields site redevelopment