Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak, Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen
— Sir Winston Churchill

Wikipedia defines "Good Governance in Local Governments" as:

Good Governance is argued to be the most important in local governments. It tries to promote more relationships between government and

  • Empowered citizens: measures to increase the degree of autonomy and self-determination in people and in communities in order to enable them to represent their interests in a responsible and self-determined way, acting on their own authority. Empowerment as action refers both to the process of self-empowerment and to professional support of people, which enables them to overcome their sense of powerlessness and lack of influence, and to recognize and eventually to use their resources and chances.
  • Neighborhood councils
  • Community councils

Good Governance with local government aims to increase civil engagement with more members of the community in order to get the best options that serves the people.