Council’s contribution to activities in Douglas must fit into at least one of the criteria listed in the roles continuum (tabled below).
|Information Provider/ Promoter
|Providing information on, or strategically promoting, community services, opportunities, events, people and places.
|Making representations on behalf of the community and seeking support from others who are able to apply influence to an issue, or funding/ investments/ resources to a service, project or program.
|Bringing together or connecting stakeholders to pursue an issue, opportunity or shared interest or service and determine appropriate action.
|Providing a service on behalf of, and funded by, others that involves hosting or other in-kind use of council resources.
|Contributing minority/ part resourcing to a service for which others have responsibility.
|Direct Service Provider
|Responsible for and providing full or majority or resources for a service, eg road maintenance.
|Required by legislation to provide a specific service. Eg development policy and assessment.
|Owning or managing infrastructure, facilities, reserves and natural areas. This is a supporting role to ‘Service Provider’ and will appear together with one of these provider roles, and has particular public liability responsibilities.