Scrutiny web pages would be a good starting point. If they are updated regularly they can represent a good opportunity for people in the far flung corners of Cornwall to take part in Scrutiny. We tend to plug our dedicated web adresss at every opportunity (www.newport.gov.uk/scrutiny
) and steer the public towards the pages - especially if we want their views. Picking the right issue is key of course. "Give us you views on our Medium Term Financial Strategy may not stir the People of Penzance but "should we close your library" might get 'em going a bit more.
There are loads of good examples of scrutiny web pages. Halifax and Leeds are good. Swansea have even put Scrutiny on Facebook! Its excellent. And yes, I am one of their Friends!