CouncilMeetingInput

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Summary

1. Improve discoverability of what's on city council meeting agendas.

2. Allow people to comment on upcoming agenda items.

3. Provide a way to track issues over time.

People

  • Dietrich Ayala (Mozilla)
  • Phillip Holmstrand (City of Portland)
  • Oscar Godson (City of Portland)

Implementation

City bits (all XML)

  • agenda feed w/ links to detail feeds
  • detail feeds
  • future discussion items feed

Core

  • convert all to JSON and store
  • keyword search feeds
  • notifications (twitter, email)

Relationships

  • tracking related agenda items over time
  • using

main parts

  • communications to council - public vents
  • time-certain items (owner, vote)
  • consent agenda - 100% covered unless pulled (owner, vote)
  • regular agenda - mostly covered, can vote to address later (owner, vote)

items

  • agenda id
  • item id
    • need to make unique by compounding with date.
  • owner
    • commissioner in charge (multiple)
    • bureau involved (multiple)
  • description
  • emergency
  • session date
  • session location
  • yea/nea (including who went which way)
  • video link
  • transcript link
  • document link
  • hashtags
  • associated item numbers

notification

  • feeds
  • searchable and as feeds

input

  • public comment per agenda item
    • blog post w/ comments

resolution

  • timestamp in video per item
  • what action was taken
  • tracking item relations for resolution
    • if id not unique, compound id+date
    • if an agenda item concerns previous agenda items, link it, and mechanically expose it

UI

TODO