Donald Golob Consulting provides a full range of public participation services, including:
- Complete process design, planning, implementation, and documentation
- Development of public participation terms of reference
- Planning, facilitation, and documentation of public meetings, public forums, workshops, focus groups, and other forms of stakeholder involvement
- Communication plans
- Documentation of process progress, summary reports, final process results
Examples of Donald Golob's public participation engagements include:
Costco Wholesale Public Information Meeting, District of North Vancouver
Donald Golob guided the organization of, facilitated, and wrote the summary report for a public meeting on behalf of Costco Wholesale, as part of the company's rezoning and redevelopment application process in the District of North Vancouver.
- Click here to view a copy of the Costco Wholesale Public Meeting Summary Report
Greenwood Properties Public Information Meeting, District of Maple Ridge
Donald Golob guided the organization of, facilitated, and wrote the summary report for a public meeting on behalf of Greenwood Properties Ltd, as part of the company's rezoning and redevelopment application process in the District of Maple Ridge.
to view a copy of the Greenwood Properties Ltd. Public Meeting
Harbourview Projects Corporation Public Information Meeting
Donald Golob was engaged by Harbourview Projects Corporation to facilitate a November 13, 2007 Public Information Meeting in North Vancouver, as part of their obligations under the District of North Vancouver Development Permit Process. Donald Golob facilitated an immediate neighbours meeting for Harbourview Projects Corporation in the fall of 2004 as part of another development in the District of North Vancouver.
Harbourview Projects & MacLean Homes Immediate Neighbours Facilitated Workshops, District of North Vancouver
Donald Golob guided the organization of, facilitated, and wrote the summary reports to the District Council for two sets of facilitated workshops with the immediate neighbours of two proposed redevelopment projects within the District. District Council directed the two project proponents to hold the workshops using an impartial facilitator to attempt to identify and address neighbours concerns about the proposed developments before proceeding to the public hearing stage of the District's development application process. Both redevelopment projects were subsequently approved by District Council.
to view a copy of the MacLean Homes
Facilitated Immediate Neighbours Workshops Summary Report to Council
to view a copy of the Harbourview Projects Corp
Facilitated Immediate Neighbours Workshop Summary Report to Council
Lower Capilano Community Stakeholder Forum Process and Community Centre Location Workshops, District of North Vancouver
Donald Golob designed, facilitated, and documented a public forum process to identify and address the recreation and community service needs of the Lower Capilano Community in the District of North Vancouver, with specific reference to the role a community centre could play in meeting these needs. A number of initiatives were implemented to meet the service needs of the community as a result of the process. The community centre is at the conceptual design stage.
You can view copies of the forum process and community centre location workshops summary reports by clicking on the following titles:
North Shore Substance Abuse Task Force Draft Substance Abuse Strategy Public Meetings
Donald Golob organized, facilitated, and wrote the summary report for a series of five public meetings held in the City of North Vancouver, the District of North Vancouver, the City of West Vancouver, Bowen Island, and the Village of Lions Bay to receive public input and comment on the Task Force's draft substance abuse strategy.
- Click here to view a copy of the Draft Substance Abuse Strategy Public Meetings Summary Report
The Lower Mainland Refuse Project Public Interface Program
Donald Golob was one of the three-member consulting team responsible for the public participation component of the Lower Mainland refuse project, a regional municipal government and regional district process to develop a long term plan for dealing with solid waste generated in the Lower Mainland region of British Columbia. The public participation program included a series of open houses and public meetings, a newsletter, interviews, social profiles, and progress reports on the program. The project resulted in the adoption of a solid waste management plan for the Lower Mainland region.
Copies of the following reports authored by Donald Golob during the program are housed and available from the Vancouver Public Library:
- The Lower Mainland Refuse Project, Public Interface Program Phase I Report
- A Social Profile of the Central Fraser Valley Regional District
- A Social Profile of the Dewdney-Alouette Regional District
Click here to access the Vancouver Public Library on-line catalogue to search for the reports by title.
If you would like more information on any of these public participation engagements or you would like to discuss your public participation needs, please contact us.