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First Impressions Saskatchewan


 

SEDA is pleased to promote and support a First Impressions Community Exchange Program for member communities.  This program is a simple and cost effective initiative which contributes to building a vision and strategic plan for a municipality or region.

The intent of the program is to provide two participating communities with unbiased and constructive feedback based on a structured visitation process. Please download this brochure for more information on this opportunity.

Three levels of support from SEDA are available.

LEVEL 1: 

FREE service available to all SEDA members.

  • We will support this effort by providing electronic copies of a Coordinators Guide, Visiting Team Member Guide and various Powerpoint Presentation Templates. We will also assist in identifying matching communities for interested municipalities.

LEVEL 2:

Fee for Service(hourly or project based). Project Management of the First Impressions Exchange.

  • Includes brokering of agreement between the two communities; coordinating the visitation process; provision of all project materials; facilitating the final report meetings and supporting action planning based on the outcomes of the exchange and the final reports.

LEVEL 3:

Flat fee plus travel expenses. SEDA Team Conducts Visit to the community.

  • A minimum of two staff and/or volunteers will visit your community and conduct a First Impressions visitation followed directly by presentation of findings. implementation will be completed within a three day period.