“Choose Civility – A wave of social change,” embraces and promotes meaningful dialog between the City Council, Boards and Commissions, staff, and the community.
On October 22, 2018, the Seal Beach City Council adopted Resolution 6870 establishing Council Policy 100-14 “City of Seal Beach Civility Policy” incorporating civility principles, encouraging positive (or at least respectful) communication, and discouraging volatile, hostile or aggressive actions. Further, it affirms the City Council’s intent to safeguard participatory democracy in Seal Beach. Under the proposed policy, all persons, whether public officials, staff, or members of the public, attending public meetings or engaged in business in a City facility in Seal Beach should strive to:
In 2019 the City will have Choose Civility Seal Beach T-shirts available for purchase as well as scheduling community outreach and events that embrace opportunities to meet and have informal discussions about city related challenges.