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Principles for Public Consultation and Notification

To better inform and engage Halton citizens on Regional activities that affect them, Halton Region is committed to consulting the public in a manner that reflects the following principles:
  • Value & Encourage Public Involvement
  • Share Information and Educate
  • Early Involvement
  • Timeliness
  • Openness / Two-way Communication
  • Accessibility / Diversity/ Inclusiveness
  • Mutual Respect / Objectivity
  • Efficiency / Effectiveness
  • Privacy
  • Clarity
  • Responsiveness / Feedback
  • Partnership / Responsibility
  • Skills / Resources
  • Evaluation / Closure
  • Transparency
  • Accountability

Halton Region adopted these 16 guiding principles for public consultation and notification to guide Regional staff and residents planning or participating in a public meeting.  

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