Stadtverwaltung Kaufbeuren

Stadtverwaltung Kaufbeuren
aufbeuren-aktiv:coordinating body in the administration, calling on citizens for volunteering,developing,realising new concepts or ideas, as well as professional handling of programmes and concepts
Social Purpose: 
change the citizen’s attitude towards active participation by providing positive incentives. Citizens are changing roles from being solely administered, to being active and treating the challenges of society as something to be dealt with for the good of all inhabitants. Kaufbeuren aktiv is the citizens’ point of contact for their project ideas, and also where they receive professional support for their implementation. Here they can address the city administration directly without following rules and regulations. Furthermore, citizens can actively contribute to networks and other forms of cooperation.
Social Impact: 
Citizens are directly involved in the developmental process of the municipality.
Innovative Character: 
Citizens are directly involved in the developmental process of the municipality. By gathering ideas from citizens and in order realise good governance, Kaufbeuren-aktiv develops an over-arching strategic plan for the whole municipality, as well as a concept for the various areas of activity. It provides guidance and support for project processes and programmes, as well as coordinating and moderating projects and networks. Kaufbeuren-aktiv offers support for smaller project bodies in writing applications for funds and the acquisition of resources and potentials.
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