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===Who Runs This Forum===
 
===Who Runs This Forum===

Revision as of 23:10, 27 December 2007

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Generic Charter Worksheet

Purpose of the Forum

The purpose of the Las Vegas, New Mexico Issues Forum is:

To provide a safe, online forum for Las Vegas and surrounding communities to address the concerns of



Goals

The Goals of Las Vegas Issues Forum are:

   * to increase the voice of citizens in local public policy discussions
   * to connect public officials with our citizens
   * to facilitate positive changes while uniting our communities
   * to improve the quality of decision making in our communities

Typical Topics

Topics that you might find here to discuss include:

  • Economic Development
  • Water and Natural Resource Conservation
  • Preservation of our historic town-We have the highest number of historic buildings in the nation!
  • Youth Facilities and Opportunities
  • Natural Gas Prices
  • Animal Care Facilities, low-cost spay/neuter and no-kill shelters
  • Any and all things concerning you and your family...

Rules

The full text of rules governing E-Democracy.Org forums can be found here: http://e-democracy.org/rules/. However, your groups should pick out a few rules that you would like to highlight on your charter page.

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Sign Posts - Use your real name. Limits on Posting - Two per member per day in most forum charters. Keep Topics within Forum Purpose - Local issues on a local forum for example. Be Civil - This is a public forum with real people. Respect among citizens with differing views is our cornerstone. No Attacks or Threats - This keeps the forums safe. If content is illegal it will be forwarded to the proper legal authorities. Private Stays Private - Don't forward private replies without permission. Avoid False Rumors - Asking for clarification of what you've heard in the community can be appropriate if issues-based. You alone are responsible for what you post. Right to Post and Reply - Sharing your knowledge and opinions with your fellow citizens is a democratic right. Items Not Allowed in Forums - No attachments, etc. Public Content and Use - You are sharing your content, but retain your copyright. Warnings - You may receive informal or official warnings from the Forum Manager. Suspension - With your second official warning in one year, you are suspended for two weeks. It goes up from there. Appeals Process - You can appeal a warning(s) once you receive a third warning and six month removal. About 1 in 1500 forum members each year have appealed a six month removal in past years.

Who Runs This Forum

Please, use this section to insert a short description of your steering committee, including references to any organizations that are playing a leading role in organizing the forum.

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