The Best Practice Guide to Council Webcasting for Small Local Governments
Rebekah Barr – City Clerk in Sonoma, California
Josh Fruecht – iCompass Local Government Expert
This webinar focuses on smaller local government organizations, the challenges they face as it pertains to council webcasting, and the opportunities for improved citizen engagement. Rebekah Barr (MMC), City Clerk in Sonoma, California provides a behind-the-scenes look at how the organization that serves just over 10,000 people is using council webcasting to improve citizen engagement and to provide the public with clarity on the discussions and decisions that happen at City Hall.
What you’ll take away from the session:
- Digital trends, including the adoption of the internet and smartphones in smaller communities and the growth of video consumption online.
- How local government staff, who already wear multiple hats at smaller organizations, can manage a video solution and what they’ll gain in efficiency.
- Live, behind-the-scenes look at the work done at the City of Sonoma to create council videos, link it to existing agendas/minutes and the impact it’s having on citizen engagement.