Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

The Michigan Public Policy Survey (MPPS)
Fall 2015 Data Tables

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Q18a. Thinking about any important aspects of the cost recovery policies/ordinances used in your jurisdiction (e.g., cost savings, collection issues, public satisfaction), overall, would you say you have been generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the use of cost recovery for fire services? (Among jurisdictions that report using cost recovery policies/ordinances for fire services)

Jurisdiction Type Crosstabulation
% within Jurisdiction Type
  Jurisdiction Type Total
County Township City Village
Thinking about any important aspects of the cost recovery policies/ordinances used in your jurisdiction (e.g., cost savings, collection issues, public satisfaction), overall, would you say you have been generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the use of cost recovery for fire services? (Among jurisdictions that report using cost recovery policies/ordinances for fire services) Very Satisfied ** 23% 19% 19% 22%
Somewhat Satisfied ** 38% 41% 32% 38%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied ** 20% 20% 28% 21%
Somewhat Dissatisfied ** 9% 12% 1% 9%
Very Dissatisfied ** 5% 3% 2% 4%
Don't Know ** 5% 5% 18% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.


**Counties were not asked questions about fire services

Population Size Crosstabulation
% within Population Size
  Population Size Total
<1500 1500-5000 5001-10000 10001-30000 >30000
Thinking about any important aspects of the cost recovery policies/ordinances used in your jurisdiction (e.g., cost savings, collection issues, public satisfaction), overall, would you say you have been generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the use of cost recovery for fire services? (Among jurisdictions that report using cost recovery policies/ordinances for fire services) Very Satisfied 21% 24% 28% 17% 6% 22%
Somewhat Satisfied 32% 39% 39% 45% 61% 38%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 25% 18% 13% 21% 21% 21%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 7% 8% 12% 13% 9% 9%
Very Dissatisfied 5% 5% 3% 0% 0% 4%
Don't Know 9% 5% 6% 4% 3% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.

Region of Michigan Crosstabulation
% within Region of Michigan
  Region of Michigan Total
Upper Peninsula Northern Lower Peninsula West Central Lower Peninsula East Central Lower Peninsula Southwest Lower Peninsula Southeast Lower Peninsula
Thinking about any important aspects of the cost recovery policies/ordinances used in your jurisdiction (e.g., cost savings, collection issues, public satisfaction), overall, would you say you have been generally satisfied or dissatisfied with the use of cost recovery for fire services? (Among jurisdictions that report using cost recovery policies/ordinances for fire services) Very Satisfied 21% 25% 21% 23% 24% 19% 22%
Somewhat Satisfied 33% 28% 34% 45% 43% 41% 38%
Neither Satisfied nor Dissatisfied 24% 26% 25% 17% 16% 19% 21%
Somewhat Dissatisfied 8% 10% 8% 7% 6% 12% 9%
Very Dissatisfied 6% 1% 3% 7% 7% 2% 4%
Don't Know 8% 9% 9% 1% 4% 8% 7%
*Columns may not sum to 100% due to rounding within cells.