In order to create a positive sense of place – one that will
help a community to attract and retain talent – cities and towns must adopt a
model of governance that not only provides efficient and effective public
services, but also promotes democratic responsiveness and accountability. The
Primacy of Place Municipal Governance Knowledge Group recommends a
model of governance in which local government officials engage in six key
For more information about municipal governance's role in Primacy of Place, please see our list of suggested resources or contact Suzie Jones, BBC's Municipal Governance Knowledge Group contact, to get started.
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