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Public Input Improves Civic Life's Work

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The Bureau Advisory Committee (or BAC) was established to provide independent guidance to Civic Life.
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Did you know that Civic Life has an advisory board that is tasked with providing guidance to the bureau? The Bureau Advisory Committee (or BAC) was established to provide independent guidance to Civic Life. The committee is made up of seven local community members who have diverse backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and skills. During their two-year terms, committee members attend and participate in meetings, study local issues, and give input to the director of Civic Life. Their tasks include:  

  • Providing guidance to the Civic Life director and leadership team on the effective use of resources as it relates to the bureau's overall strategic aim, racial equity plan, and COVID-19 era responsiveness; 
  • Reviewing bureau goals, program priorities, and spending; 
  • Informing participation in Civic Life's annual budget process; and 
  • Acting as an ambassador for the bureau and for the city. 

BAC meetings are always open to the public and have a designated time during each meeting for public comment. To see their meeting schedule and find out how to attend, please visit their website.