Components of Our Process

Regional visioning is a process. Depending on the individual needs of your community, the planning process may vary. The graphic below outlines the general tasks within each component of the regional visioning process.

values

Values

stakeholders

Stakeholders

data

Data Gathering

TASKS:

  • Define project goals and the associated potential challenges
  • Conduct values research
  • Identify and frame community issues
  • Develop a communications strategy to maximize public involvement and awareness

TASKS:

  • Build partnerships: Identify stakeholders, champions, and underrepresented groups
  • Educate stakeholders on current trends and gather feedback
  • Fine tune public message
  • Hold workshops and conduct mapping exercises with stakeholder groups

TASKS:

  • Develop a time horizon
  • Define the study area
  • Develop alternate scenarios
  • Gather data set
  • Identify current and future needsDevelop a baseline

community

Community

technical

Technical Analysis

implementation

Implementation

TASKS:

  • Raise awareness about your process and invite the public to participate
  • Hold workshops to educate the public on the current trends and findings from stakeholder workshops
  • Present scenarios and their trade-off’sPublic “choosing” to identify the preferred elements of each scenario
  • Present the preferred vision to the public at a roll-out event

TASKS:

  • Identify workshop map ‘themes”Develop scenarios based on stakeholder feedback and data
  • Test and measure scenarios
  • Evaluate and compile all data and feedback from the stakeholder group and the public to create a preferred scenario
  • Storytelling: Construct a narrative of the preferred scenario that communicates future vision

TASKS:

  • Communicate the goals, strategies and tactics to successfully implement your vision
  • Create a report geared toward implementation
  • Develop an implementation toolkit
  • Provide recommendations to policy makers
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