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Fall 2016Q20We want to start by getting a very broad sense of citizen engagement with your local government. How would you describe current levels of citizen engagement with your jurisdiction? Overall, would you say citizens in your jurisdiction are

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2016Q21To what extent do you feel your jurisdiction offers opportunities to citizens for engagement with your jurisdiction in its policymaking and/or operations?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Outreach | Engagement levels
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Fall 2016Q22aTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement? We make opportunities for engagement available, but our citizens rarely take advantage of them.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in citizens | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2016Q22bTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement? Some of our best engagement with citizens happens informally around the community (such as at the grocery store or in a restaurant, etc.).

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Outreach | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2016Q22cTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement? Most citizens we hear from are more interested in complaining than in finding solutions.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in citizens | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2016Q22dTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement? Citizens in our jurisdiction want access to information about the government's finances and operations.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in citizens | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2016Q22eTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement? Most citizens aren't willing to take the time to become well-informed on issues facing the jurisdiction.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in citizens | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2016Q22fTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement? Our jurisdiction reaches out to groups that typically might not engage in our policymaking processes (e.g., low-income or racially diverse populations).

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Outreach | Engagement levels
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Fall 2016Q22gTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement? Citizens tend to only be engaged on issues that affect them directly and not on issues affecting the community overall.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in citizens | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2016Q22hTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement? Our jurisdiction's decision-making is transparent to our citizens.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Outreach | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2016Q22iTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement? We struggle to find enough citizens to serve on our jurisdiction's appointed boards/commissions or elected offices.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
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Fall 2016Q23Citizens are often asked on opinion surveys how much trust they have in their government. Now we'd like to ask you, as a local official, about trust you have in your jurisdiction's citizens. In terms of their engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations, how much of the time do you think you can trust the citizens in your community to be responsible participants?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2016Q24aOne way of thinking about the proper role for citizen engagement in local policymaking is along a spectrum from low engagement to high engagement. At the low end, citizen engagement would focus just on keeping citizens informed about issues. At the high end, citizens would actually make decisions for the jurisdiction. While it might differ depending on the issue, in general, what do you think the following people believe is the proper role for citizen engagement in local governance? The majority of your jurisdiction's citizens believe the role of citizen engagement is to

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2016Q24bOne way of thinking about the proper role for citizen engagement in local policymaking is along a spectrum from low engagement to high engagement. At the low end, citizen engagement would focus just on keeping citizens informed about issues. At the high end, citizens would actually make decisions for the jurisdiction. While it might differ depending on the issue, in general, what do you think the following people believe is the proper role for citizen engagement in local governance? You personally believe the role of citizen engagement is to

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2016Q26Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q2We want to start by getting a very broad sense of citizen engagement with your local government. How would you describe citizen engagement - whatever that means to you - with your jurisdiction? Overall, would you say citizens in your jurisdiction are...

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q7aPlease identify outcomes below that, in your opinion, have resulted from your jurisdiction's citizen engagement efforts. For example, to the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts: Amount of citizen participation

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Fall 2012Q7bPlease identify outcomes below that, in your opinion, have resulted from your jurisdiction's citizen engagement efforts. For example, to the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts: Amount of information available to local officials for decision-making

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Fall 2012Q7cPlease identify outcomes below that, in your opinion, have resulted from your jurisdiction's citizen engagement efforts. For example, to the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts: Quality of information available to local officials for decision-making

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Fall 2012Q7dPlease identify outcomes below that, in your opinion, have resulted from your jurisdiction's citizen engagement efforts. For example, to the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts: Officials' understanding of citizens' views

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q7ePlease identify outcomes below that, in your opinion, have resulted from your jurisdiction's citizen engagement efforts. For example, to the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts: Quality of decision-making by local officials

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q7fPlease identify outcomes below that, in your opinion, have resulted from your jurisdiction's citizen engagement efforts. For example, to the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts: Workload or time demands on jurisdiction's personnel

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q7gPlease identify outcomes below that, in your opinion, have resulted from your jurisdiction's citizen engagement efforts. For example, to the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts: Demands on jurisdiction's budget

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Finances | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q7hPlease identify outcomes below that, in your opinion, have resulted from your jurisdiction's citizen engagement efforts. For example, to the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts: Officials' control over decision-making

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in citizens | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q7iPlease identify outcomes below that, in your opinion, have resulted from your jurisdiction's citizen engagement efforts. For example, to the best of your knowledge, has the amount of citizen participation increased, decreased, or not changed measurably due to your citizen engagement efforts: Citizens' trust in your jurisdiction's government

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in local government | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q8As far as you know, is it likely that your jurisdiction will either reduce or expand its citizen engagement efforts within the next 12 months?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Outreach | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q10aRecently, has there been one (or more) particular issue(s) facing your jurisdiction that generated a significant increase in citizen engagement with your local government? Yes, this year

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q10bRecently, has there been one (or more) particular issue(s) facing your jurisdiction that generated a significant increase in citizen engagement with your local government? Yes, a few years ago

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q10cRecently, has there been one (or more) particular issue(s) facing your jurisdiction that generated a significant increase in citizen engagement with your local government? No, not in the last few years

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q12Does your jurisdiction specifically reach out to any groups that typically might not engage in your policymaking processes?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Fall 2012Q14aTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: In our jurisdiction's policymaking processes, any citizen who wants to express an opinion has a chance to do so.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in citizens | Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Fall 2012Q14bTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: We make opportunities for engagement available, but our citizens rarely take advantage of them.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q14cTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: We don't need formal engagement efforts because our local officials already know what the citizens want.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in citizens | Engagement levels
see tables
Fall 2012Q14dTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: Some of our best engagement with citizens happens informally around the community (such as at the grocery store or in a restaurant, etc.).

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Fall 2012Q14eTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: Our meetings run too long because too many citizens want to speak.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q14fTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: Our jurisdiction should pursue engagement with a broader range of citizens.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Fall 2012Q14gTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: Citizens in our jurisdiction want access to information about the government's performance.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q14hTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: Most citizens aren't willing to take the time to become well-informed on issues facing the jurisdiction.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q14iTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: Important decisions facing our jurisdiction typically have already been made prior to most public meetings.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Fall 2012Q14jTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: Most citizens we hear from are more interested in complaining than in finding solutions.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q14kTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: Our jurisdiction's engagement efforts mostly attract the same people over and over.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q14lTo what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following general statements about citizen engagement: Our jurisdiction's decision-making is transparent to our citizens.

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Fall 2012Q19aThinking in general about how things have changed in your jurisdiction over the last ten years or so - if at all - how are citizens' interactions with your local government different now than they were before: Are citizens more or less informed about your jurisdiction's work?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q19bThinking in general about how things have changed in your jurisdiction over the last ten years or so - if at all - how are citizens' interactions with your local government different now than they were before: Are citizens more or less engaged in your jurisdiction's work?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q19cThinking in general about how things have changed in your jurisdiction over the last ten years or so - if at all - how are citizens' interactions with your local government different now than they were before: Is political discourse about local issues more or less civil?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Trust in citizens | Engagement levels | Civic discourse
see tables
Fall 2012Q20aOne way of thinking about the proper role for citizen engagement in local policymaking is along a spectrum. At one end, citizen engagement would focus only on keeping citizens informed about issues. At the other end, citizens would actually make decisions for the jurisdiction. In between would be increasing levels of citizen input in the decisions made by the jurisdiction. While it might differ depending on the topic, in general, what do you think the following people believe is the proper role for citizen engagement in local governance: The majority of your jurisdiction's Council/Board believe the role of citizen engagement is to...

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q20bOne way of thinking about the proper role for citizen engagement in local policymaking is along a spectrum. At one end, citizen engagement would focus only on keeping citizens informed about issues. At the other end, citizens would actually make decisions for the jurisdiction. In between would be increasing levels of citizen input in the decisions made by the jurisdiction. While it might differ depending on the topic, in general, what do you think the following people believe is the proper role for citizen engagement in local governance: The majority of your jurisdiction's employees believe the role of citizen engagement is to...

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q20cOne way of thinking about the proper role for citizen engagement in local policymaking is along a spectrum. At one end, citizen engagement would focus only on keeping citizens informed about issues. At the other end, citizens would actually make decisions for the jurisdiction. In between would be increasing levels of citizen input in the decisions made by the jurisdiction. While it might differ depending on the topic, in general, what do you think the following people believe is the proper role for citizen engagement in local governance: The majority of your jurisdiction's citizens believe the role of citizen engagement is to...

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q20dOne way of thinking about the proper role for citizen engagement in local policymaking is along a spectrum. At one end, citizen engagement would focus only on keeping citizens informed about issues. At the other end, citizens would actually make decisions for the jurisdiction. In between would be increasing levels of citizen input in the decisions made by the jurisdiction. While it might differ depending on the topic, in general, what do you think the following people believe is the proper role for citizen engagement in local governance: You personally believe the role of citizen engagement is to...

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Trust in citizens
see tables
Fall 2012Q24Overall, how satisfied do you believe your citizens are with their engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement
Related Topics: Engagement levels
see tables
Spring 2009Q7aDoes the public participate significantly in your jurisdiction's budget setting process through public forums (sometimes called "town hall meetings")?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Spring 2009Q7bDoes the public participate significantly in your jurisdiction's budget setting process through budget public hearings?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Spring 2009Q7cDoes the public participate significantly in your jurisdiction's budget setting process through special sessions of the board or council?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Spring 2009Q7dDoes the public participate significantly in your jurisdiction's budget setting process through regular sessions of the board or council?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
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Spring 2009Q7eDoes the public participate significantly in your jurisdiction's budget setting process through individual contacts to local government officials?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Spring 2009Q7fDoes the public participate significantly in your jurisdiction's budget setting process through citizen surveys?

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
see tables
Spring 2009Q7gDoes the public participate significantly in your jurisdiction's budget setting process in any of the following ways? - None - citizens don't participate in any significant way

Major Tags: Citizen Engagement | Finance Budget and Operations
Related Topics: Engagement levels | Outreach
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