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Fall 2017Q5For some local governments, the Master Plan aims to preserve the current character of the community into the future. In other jurisdictions, the Master Plan envisions a future significantly different than the status quo. Thinking about the Master Plan for your jurisdiction, would you say it aims to?

Major Tags: Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Community development | Development strategies | Land use planning
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Fall 2017Q9aNow we're interested in the potential benefits of land use planning. To what extent do you agree or disagree that having a Master Plan helps the jurisdiction to make wise decisions (e.g., infrastructure investments, land use allocations)?

Major Tags: Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Community development | Development strategies | Land use planning
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Fall 2017Q9bNow we're interested in the potential benefits of land use planning. To what extent do you agree or disagree that having a Master Plan aids the jurisdiction 's economic growth?

Major Tags: Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Community development | Development strategies | Land use planning
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Fall 2017Q9cNow we're interested in the potential benefits of land use planning. To what extent do you agree or disagree that having a Master Plan protects or enhances the value of individuals ' property investments?

Major Tags: Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Community development | Development strategies | Land use planning
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Fall 2017Q9dNow we're interested in the potential benefits of land use planning. To what extent do you agree or disagree that having a Master Plan helps build community enthusiasm or a sense of place?

Major Tags: Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Community development | Development strategies | Land use planning
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Fall 2017Q9eNow we're interested in the potential benefits of land use planning. To what extent do you agree or disagree that having a Master Plan provides the jurisdiction legal protection against zoning or development lawsuits?

Major Tags: Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Community development | Development strategies | Land use planning | Zoning
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Fall 2017Q9fNow we're interested in the potential benefits of land use planning. To what extent do you agree or disagree that having a Master Plan provides officials with political protection against complaints about zoning decisions?

Major Tags: Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Community development | Development strategies | Land use planning | Zoning
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Fall 2014q30Overall, would you say that, in your role as a local official, you support or oppose pursuing Complete Streets policies in your jurisdiction?

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Roads | Transportation | Complete streets
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Fall* 2014Q16Overall, would you say that, in your role as a county road commission/road department official, you support or oppose pursuing Complete Streets policies in your county? [*Note: These data are from the Fall 2014 supplemental survey]

Major Tags: Services | Infrastructure | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Roads | Transportation | Complete streets
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Spring 2013Q42Is your local government currently engaged in or planning any placemaking efforts for economic development purposes?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43aSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Historic preservation and adaptive re-use.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43bSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Mixed-use developments (e.g., buildings that include a combination of retail, commercial, and residential space).

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43cSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Attractive city centers, storefronts, and public gathering spaces.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43dSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Anchor businesses located along corridors, nodes, or in center districts.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43eSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Public transit accessibility.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Transportation | Transit | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43fSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Assistance for entrepreneurs and/or small businesses (e.g., incubator space, services, etc.).

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43gSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Arts and cultural amenities or events.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43hSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Environmentally-friendly construction (e.g., LEED-certified).

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Environment | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43iSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Green/open spaces, trails, and bike paths.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43jSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Bicycle-friendly/walkability (complete streets).

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Infrastructure | Complete Streets | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43kSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Local food opportunities (e.g., farmers' markets, food stands, etc.).

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q43lSome people consider the elements in the following list to be placemaking efforts, others may not. Whether or not you consider them placemaking, which of the following, if any, are your jurisdiction pursuing for economic development or any other purpose? Form-based codes (alternative regulations to conventional zoning that emphasize building form over land use to create uniform or predictable public spaces).

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q44aRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective is placemaking, or could it be, as an economic development strategy for your jurisdiction?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q44bRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective is placemaking, or could it be, as an economic development strategy for other jurisdictions around the state?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45aRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Historic preservation and adaptive re-use.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45bRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Mixed-use developments.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45cRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Attractive city centers, storefronts, and public gathering spaces.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45dRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Anchor businesses located along corridors, nodes, or in center districts.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45eRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Public transit accessibility.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Transportation | Transit | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45fRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Assistance for entrepreneurs and/or small businesses.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45gRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Arts and cultural amenities or events.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45hRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Environmentally-friendly construction.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Environment | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45iRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Green/open spaces, trails, and bike paths.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45jRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Bicycle-friendly/walkability (complete streets).

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Infrastructure | Complete Streets | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45kRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Local food opportunities.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q45lRegardless of whether you have any placemaking efforts underway, please indicate, in your opinion, how effective or ineffective the following are, or could be, in your jurisdiction for economic development purposes: Form-based codes.

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2013Q47aNow we're interested in learning more about your views on the connection between placemaking and entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship refers to organizing, managing, or assuming the risk for a business or enterprise. Examples of entrepreneurship might include an investor creating a new product or enhancing a current product, a farmer bringing crops to market, or a small business start-up occupying an empty storefront. Again, whether or not your jurisdiction is currently engaged in any placemaking efforts, in your opinion, to what extent does your jurisdiction currently have entrepreneurial activity?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development,Development conditions | Placemaking | Entrepreneurship
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Spring 2013Q47bNow we're interested in learning more about your views on the connection between placemaking and entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship refers to organizing, managing, or assuming the risk for a business or enterprise. Examples of entrepreneurship might include an investor creating a new product or enhancing a current product, a farmer bringing crops to market, or a small business start-up occupying an empty storefront. Again, whether or not your jurisdiction is currently engaged in any placemaking efforts, in your opinion, to what extent does place-based economic development influence where entrepreneurs choose to launch and grow their businesses?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Development conditions | Placemaking | Entrepreneurship | Business conditions
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Spring 2013Q47cNow we're interested in learning more about your views on the connection between placemaking and entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship refers to organizing, managing, or assuming the risk for a business or enterprise. Examples of entrepreneurship might include an investor creating a new product or enhancing a current product, a farmer bringing crops to market, or a small business start-up occupying an empty storefront. Again, whether or not your jurisdiction is currently engaged in any placemaking efforts, in your opinion, to what extent would increased entrepreneurial activity help your jurisdiction make places where people want to live, work, and play?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Development conditions | Placemaking | Entrepreneurship
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Spring 2013Q47dNow we're interested in learning more about your views on the connection between placemaking and entrepreneurship. Entrepreneurship refers to organizing, managing, or assuming the risk for a business or enterprise. Examples of entrepreneurship might include an investor creating a new product or enhancing a current product, a farmer bringing crops to market, or a small business start-up occupying an empty storefront. Again, whether or not your jurisdiction is currently engaged in any placemaking efforts, in your opinion, to what extent (if your jurisdiction does placemaking) is fostering entrepreneurship a specific part of your jurisdiction's placemaking efforts?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Development conditions | Placemaking | Entrepreneurship
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Spring 2013Q49How familiar, if at all, are you with the "MIplace Partnership Initiative" (or the website MIplace.org), a public-private effort to create more jobs, attract and retain talented workers, and raise incomes - at least in part - through targeted local and regional placemaking activities?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2010Q30Is your jurisdiction currently engaged in any economic development activities that you would consider "economic gardening?"

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening
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Spring 2010Q31aWhich, if any, of the following activities is your jurisdiction conducting specifically to support existing businesses in your community: Workforce development or training programs specifically designed to meet the goal of supporting current local businesses

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening | Business conditions
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Spring 2010Q31bWhich, if any, of the following activities is your jurisdiction conducting specifically to support existing businesses in your community: Developing traditional infrastructure specifically to meet the goal of supporting current local businesses

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening | Business conditions
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Spring 2010Q31cWhich, if any, of the following activities is your jurisdiction conducting specifically to support existing businesses in your community: Developing IT infrastructure specifically to meet the goal of supporting current local businesses

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening | Business conditions
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Spring 2010Q31dWhich, if any, of the following activities is your jurisdiction conducting specifically to support existing businesses in your community: Fostering networking among local businesses and other organizations (i.e., business associations, educational institutions, roundtable groups, etc.)

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening | Business conditions
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Spring 2010Q31eWhich, if any, of the following activities is your jurisdiction conducting specifically to support existing businesses in your community: Providing or assisting in helping local businesses develop their social networking online

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening | Business conditions | Technology
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Spring 2010Q31fWhich, if any, of the following activities is your jurisdiction conducting specifically to support existing businesses in your community: Providing or fostering access to information on markets, customers or competitors

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening
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Spring 2010Q31gWhich, if any, of the following activities is your jurisdiction conducting specifically to support existing businesses in your community: Providing or fostering access to capital

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening
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Spring 2010Q31hWhich, if any, of the following activities is your jurisdiction conducting specifically to support existing businesses in your community: Granting tax abatements or deferments to existing local companies

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening
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Spring 2010Q31iWhich, if any, of the following activities is your jurisdiction conducting specifically to support existing businesses in your community: Developing a local currency and/or other "buy local" initiatives

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening
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Spring 2010Q32Regardless of whether you have any economic gardening activities underway, do you agree or disagree that economic gardening can be an effective economic development strategy for your jurisdiction?

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Economic gardening
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Spring 2009Q11aAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Retail

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11bAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Manufacturing

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11cAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Small business

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11dAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Finance

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11eAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Arts/Culture (other than the film industry)

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11fAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Film Industry

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11gAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Tourism/hospitality

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11hAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Education

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Education | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11iAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Health care

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11jAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Life sciences

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11kAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Energy

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11lAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Forestry and agriculture

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11mAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Technology/telecommunications

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q11nAre any of the following sectors a focus of your jurisdiction's current economic development efforts: Warehousing/distribution

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies | Business conditions
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Spring 2009Q12Is your unit of government currently engaged in any placemaking programs or projects for economic development purposes?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2009Q14Regardless of whether you have any placemaking projects underway, how confident are you that placemaking can be an effective economic development strategy for your jurisdiction?

Major Tags: Economic Development | Community and Social Issues
Related Topics: Development strategies | Community development | Placemaking
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Spring 2009Q15aWhat types of external assistance or resources would be most valuable to help your jurisdiction improve its economic development capabilities: Financing

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies
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Spring 2009Q15bWhat types of external assistance or resources would be most valuable to help your jurisdiction improve its economic development capabilities: Information about economic development best practices

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies
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Spring 2009Q15cWhat types of external assistance or resources would be most valuable to help your jurisdiction improve its economic development capabilities: Assistance in assessing community assets/opportunities for economic development

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies
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Spring 2009Q15dWhat types of external assistance or resources would be most valuable to help your jurisdiction improve its economic development capabilities: Strategic planning assistance

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies
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Spring 2009Q15eWhat types of external assistance or resources would be most valuable to help your jurisdiction improve its economic development capabilities: Information about state, federal, or private grants

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies
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Spring 2009Q15fWhat types of external assistance or resources would be most valuable to help your jurisdiction improve its economic development capabilities: Grant writing assistance

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies
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Spring 2009Q15gWhat types of external assistance or resources would be most valuable to help your jurisdiction improve its economic development capabilities: Assistance in improving the capacity of local economic development organization(s)

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies
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Spring 2009Q15hWhat types of external assistance or resources would be most valuable to help your jurisdiction improve its economic development capabilities: None

Major Tags: Economic Development
Related Topics: Development strategies
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