Read the Key to Terms Used in Tables at the Plain Language website at www.plainlanguage.gov.
Access the Key to Terms Used in Tables by following these directions:
•Copy the home page link https://www.plainlanguage.gov/ and paste into your web browser.
•Click on the Government link located under the link Using Plain Language in….
•Click on the link Plain language regulations, evaluated by top Federal regulatory experts.
Locate an example of anyregulation from the Overall Organization table:
•Select a regulation from the left column of the Overall Organization table. The table is located directly above the Key to Terms Used in Tables at the Plain Language website.
•Read about your regulation of choice at the GPO Access website at https://ecfr.gpoaccess.gov/.
•Read the evaluation of your regulation of choice contained in the Overall Organization table at the Plain Language website.
Select a regulation from any local government entity other than the ones listed in the Table of Plain Language Regulations for this assignment.
Write a 700 word memorandum to the mayor. Select a position on the need for your chosen regulation to be revised or to remain in its current format. Include the following in your memorandum:
•A brief description of the chosen regulation
•The primary purpose and focus of the regulation
•Words or phrases that identify the target audience of the regulation
•Language that demonstrates diversity and cultural awareness of the stakeholders
•Possible barriers in communicating with stakeholders
•Recommendation as to how you could overcome any identifiable communication barriers
•Recommendations for any other areas in need of improvement
Cite at least two sources other than the textbook.
Format your presentation consistent with APA guidelines.