Citizen and decision-maker buy-in is critical to the success of getting a public improvement project off the ground. The public workshop is a consensus building tool that can do just that. It's a participatory process of citizens collaborating with government in designing changes to an area, thus, eliminating the need of each having to sell the other after the fact.
DODGING "NO GOOD DEED GOES UNPUNISHED"
City of Sarasota BayFront Connectivity Workshop