Glossary

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Participatory budgetingsearch for term
when residents are directly involved in making decisions about how sections of local budgets are allocated and invested
Place-shaperssearch for term
local government's wider, strategic role to use powers and influence to promote the general well-being of a community and its citizens.
Place-shapingsearch for term
a wider, strategic role for local government, using powers and influence to promote the general well-being of a community and its citizens
Practitionersearch for term
is someone who engages in an occupation or profession that is involved in planning and delivering settlements
Practitionerssearch for term
are people engaged in an occupation or profession that is involved in planning and delivering settlements
Procurementsearch for term
is the process of acquiring goods or services for the best possible value for money.
Proxiessearch for term
individuals or organisations that can speak on behalf others
Proxysearch for term
an individual or organisation that can speak on behalf of another