County Commissioner Handbook

Local demographics

It is important that you keep an eye on any potential developments within your County. You should have an awareness of:

You should also look externally at what the local population demographics are and what developments are happening that might change the area.

These will help inform your view of the County and develop your vision. This monitoring should be ongoing throughout your time as Commissioner. Your vision can be flexible and change with the changing needs of your local area.

This Mapping Exercise Toolkit is a handy resource to help you look at guiding within your County.