In this digital day and age, it’s much easier to stay updated on what is happening with the local government. Gone are the days where you had to attend a meeting or be part of the local government to be aware of projects. An important part of being a citizen is knowing what is happening at the local city level. Below are some ways you can stay involved or be aware of what is happening.
Attend City Council meetings
Talk with your council member about issues that are important to you
Read council meeting recaps in the Times-Republican
Listen to council meeting recaps on KFJB News Talk 1230
Read council meeting minutes on the City website (published with the agenda for the upcoming council meeting)
Follow City of Marshalltown - Local Government on Facebook
Get to know the staff who works for the City
While everyone will not agree with all decisions, a very important part of being a community member is knowing what is happening. This post is intended to provide awareness of resources available to the public and how to learn more about what’s going on in City Government. If you’re interested in being involved in City Government, as a council member or on a committee, use any of the above to learn more about those opportunities.