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How do I sign up?
Note: your comments will appear under your username and you can comment anonymously through a username of your choice.
How do I provide input?
Your input can be submitted using the online options that are relevant to each of the projects that are currently open for consultation.
Note: in order to provide input you need to be signed in.
Why is Kawartha Lakes using an online public engagement platform?
Traditional public consultation usually involves attending public meetings, open houses or providing written submissions to Council, and this can often be time consuming, inconvenient and sometimes intimidating. Using an online engagement platform is an effective way for Kawartha Lakes to reach more residents and to give residents an opportunity to bring ideas forward and have their say on issues that are important to them.
Why do I need to register to this site to provide input?
We ask you to sign up for the online platform for a few reasons.
Can I use this site anonymously?
Yes, you can use this website anonymously. Even when you register and post comments, your anonymity is protected because you are identified by your chosen username.
Bang the Table Pty Ltd hosts this website on behalf Kawartha Lakes and will not reveal the identities of account holders to Kawartha Lakes. Any communication will always come to you via this website so your email address is not revealed unless you choose to email Kawartha Lakes directly.
What happens to my input?
All input and ideas are compiled and sent to the relevant project manager to inform the recommendation and/or decision making.
Input provided online is used in collaboration with other in-person consultation activities like open houses, public meetings, workshops and other similar activities.
Note: All comments made through Jump In Kawartha Lakes become public records.
Is my privacy protected?
Yes! Your privacy is protected and the City will only use your email to contact you with updates and to invite you to participate in consultations. Your email address will not be distributed to any third party or used for any other purpose.
Who can I contact about Jump In Kawartha Lakes?
If you have a question regarding a specific project currently open for consultation, please contact the relevant project manager. Their contact details can be found in the Project Team section for each project.
How is the site moderated?
All public comments within discussion forums, guest books and questions and answers are moderated 24 hours a day 7 days a week, for inappropriate language, comments that disrespect other participants and for comments that are off topic.
All moderation is carried out by Bang the Table for Kawartha Lakes. Moderators do not edit or alter any comments and will only remove comments deemed to be significantly off topic, offensive or malicious, in which case they are removed from the site immediately and the person who posted the comment is advised by email. Please refer to the Moderation Policy.