|Re: Writing community guidelines||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Diane Simpson (cohotheworld.com)|
|Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2003 19:05:14 -0700 (MST)|
Our membership committee is in charge of bringing the topics before the group, but the whole community gives input to the final policy. We're not "living there" yet, but we've discussed a fair number of issues.
The way it has worked so far (Emily can correct me if I'm wrong; she's on this list):
1) We have a big stack of issues from last year's retreat 2) Membership committee brings a topic before the group 3) We break into small groups and discuss the topic 4) The feedback from the three small groups is summarized at the meeting 5) People with divergent viewpoints on the issue form a task force 6) the task force meets and comes back with a final proposal This is the way it's supposed to work anyway, we'll see if it works out. --Diane(:^]
JP COHOUSING 617-524-6614 P.O. BOX 420 BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS HTTP://WWW.JPCOHOUSING.ORG "The people who surround you define the quality of your life." = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = = =On Sunday, November 16, 2003, at 03:23 PM, Paul Abramson & Sonja Eriksson wrote:
I am a member of a committee working on guidelines for living in our cohousing community. This "Living Here Guide" will contain policies onpets, children, renters, etc. We have seen samples of what other cohousing communities have written as guidelines but would like to know the process ofhow the guidelines were written. Specifically, how much input anddecision-making was there on the part of the community as a whole? And howmuch was delegated to the committee in charge? Sonja Eriksson, member of Oak Creek Commons Cohousing, Paso Robles, California, where the first homes will be completed in January.
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Writing community guidelines Paul Abramson & Sonja Eriksson, November 16 2003
- Re: Writing community guidelines Diane Simpson, November 16 2003
- writing community guidelines Judith Bush, November 17 2003
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