LATEST ALERT… EVENT ON FILM – HOW TO SET UP A CITIZENS’ FORUM (CLICK HERE) Live-blogging from the Civic Centre in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary today… It’s the venue for a Citizens’ Forum for making local Government better. Sounds like another talking shop – not so. The folks who came along today – around 40 of […]
Ideas discussed earlier included an idea from Brazil called ‘Participatory Budgeting’ where the citizens have a real say in how their taxes are spent locally. Another suggestion was for Citizens’ Juries, as already piloted in Ballymun, Dublin.
We’ll keep you posted on what Nenagh proposes – after the results of the discussions come in.
The photo shows the discussion in progress.