Transparency

Initiatives designed to help NCPC work more openly and publish its information online

Transparency

Create an Online Searchable Index of Commission Actions

Currently information about past NCPC Commission actions are available in PDF documents organized by meeting data. To improve the ease of access and usability of this information, NCPC will develop an online searchable database of all Commission Actions for its public website. This database will allow visitors to the website to search through all available records of past commission actions using keywords, dates, file ...more »

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Archive Video of Commission Meetings and Events

Maintain an archive of the videos from Commission meetings and make it accessible via the Web site.

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Publish Responses to Local Plans and Capital Improvements Online

NCPC staff reviews draft plans prepared by cities, counties, and regional entities within the National Capital Region. The agency also reviews capital improvements plans from local jurisdictions. To ensure that these activities are transparent to the public, NCPC will create a web page that provides a record of all plans submitted for review and the official correspondence transmitted by NCPC to the local jurisdiction ...more »

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Publish Machine Readable Dataset of Projects Submitted for Commission Review

NCPC maintains records on all projects that are reviewed by the Commission. While information about these projects is available in the current online archives of past Commission actions, it is not easily searchable. To provide better access to this information, NCPC will publish a machine readable dataset of projects submitted to the commission for review after 2003.

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Conduct and Publish Inventory of Records and Data

As part of the agency’s annual inventory of records, NCPC will publish a public list of the types of records it maintains. In addition, it will identify any high-value information not currently available online, and establish a timeline for its publication on the website.

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Publish Additional Data on Federal Capital Improvements Planning (FCIP)

NCPC will post additional years of data associated with previous years’ preparation of the FCIP and subsequent years as they become available. Posting multiple years will allow the public to perform longitudinal analyses such as forecasting and time-series regression. NCPC also will add information to these datasets, including global positioning system (GPS) coordinates, the year the capital proposal was first submitted ...more »

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Conduct Records Management Workshops for NCPC Staff

NCPC will hold workshops for staff involved in the production and distribution of official records to ensure that their creation and electronic archival meets the standards set out in NCPC’s Records Management Handbook. Additional procedures will be established or formalized as necessary for the systematic storage of electronic records so that they can be quickly and easily retrieved in the future by people who were ...more »

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