NP&V recognizes the importance of public participation and is frequently involved in community outreach for both private and public sector projects. Each participation experience is geared towards the specific goals of the project and the level of community participation that is appropriate. NP&V has a trained public participation facilitator on staff and extensive experience in managing outreach events.
NP&V’s public participation expertise includes full organization and facilitation of community information meetings, steering committee meetings, open houses, to participation in community fairs or events, to community visioning workshops which involve hands on activities to gain public insight on community resources, problems and opportunities. NP&V prepares hand outs, PowerPoint presentations and display boards, as well as coordinates to ensure proper AV equipment is available for presentation. NP&V utilizes a web based survey tool to host public surveys and designs customized surveys to gather the input needed.