Council on social media
SOCIAL media will join a new ratepayers’ database, newsletters, $100,000 customer service computer system and revamped website to keep residents informed about Cottesloe Council
“It’s totally open and I cannot see how anyone proposing accessibility could be opposed to it,” Mayor Jo Dawkins said, when councillors adopted a social media policy at last week’s meeting.
Cr Sally Pyvis said the other communication methods recently adopted by the council could be adequate.
A staff report said although social media can elicit controversial comments, it has been used by other councils to communicate less immediate information, such as significant dates, local history and events, at a low cost, while creating a “sense of community and pride”.