Thanks to continued participation from the municipal officials of the Central Planning District, with just three meetings complete, we are beginning to understand what drives the Central Westmoreland team. Although each community has its own unique and separate characteristics, many also overlap and inform the Central Planning District as a whole.
At the February 23rd meeting, we asked municipal officials to participate in a team WIKI (“What I Know Is”) exercise where participants paired up to ask each other a series of questions, practicing curiosity to get a better understanding of what makes fellow team members tick. From this exercise, it is clear that Central Westmoreland team members share several of the same values, motivations, and expectations of others.
Results from the team WIKI were shared at the March 24th meeting. Together, we learned that the most important things to the Central Westmoreland team are community, safety, and quality of life. We also learned that the Central Westmoreland team gets energy from community participation and tackling projects that make a difference. Compiling team statements helped to summarize what was learned from the exercise. These statements generally fall into four buckets: honesty, sincerity, participation, and respect.
The Central Westmoreland team is one that:
Don’t forget to join us at the next meeting on Thursday, April 28th, 2022, at 6:00 PM at the Unity Township municipal building, located at 154 Beatty County Road, Latrobe, PA 15650. Municipal officials can RSVP here.