- encourages residents to participate in the city and for the development of the surrounding environment - strengthens the sense of community and increases the sense of inclusion - highlight and thank active actors - make the participate and influence activities known - emphasizes the importance of participation in the city of Imatra in the development of service operations and the city.
The "Participate and influence" award is awarded to active, achieving, a person who has improved the residents' well-being and vitality, resident association or similar entity.
The award is given for activities that develop Imatra's neighborhoods or, more broadly, Imatra or the city's services.
Rewarding is primarily a show of attention, but in the case of residents' associations, it also has a supporting effect into action.
Active ones are awarded the year before the award year of the activity.
In addition to the residents' association, you can also receive an award an entity corresponding to a resident's association (e.g. unregistered resident operators).
How to choose the awardee
An open call for applications for the Participate and Influence Award will be published search in mass media and electronic media.
Residents and organizations can present candidates with reasons electronically or on paper by the deadline. Applicants can nominate yourself or your own association as the recipient of the award.
The "Participate and influence" working group acts as a jury. It gets to know you to proposals, consults experts in the areas of responsibility and does presentation of the awardee to the city council, which makes the selection.
The award will be handed over if the application procedure meets the criteria fulfilling suggestions.
The size of the award
To the awardee to the person will be handed over 250 euros the size of service gift card primarily for city services.
To the awardee for an association or community will be handed over 500 euros to be used for future development activities.