Tagged: Trust in citizens

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2019 Spring Q4d

Among the following groups, what kind of role do you think each should play in solving the most important problem that you listed above? Your jurisdiction's residents

2018 Spring Q13c

Thinking more generally about the tone of discussion and communication that takes place around local policy issues, how would you describe the general state of public discourse between the following groups within your jurisdiction? Among residents themselves

2018 Spring Q14c

Would you say the tone of discussion and communication among these groups is more or less civil than it was five years ago? Among residents themselves

2017 Fall Q20f

To what extent do you agree or disagree with the following statements about your jurisdiction's decision not to develop a Master Plan that addresses land use? Our jurisdiction lacks sufficient volunteers for a local planning commission.

2016 Fall Q20

We 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

2016 Fall Q22a

To 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.

2016 Fall Q22c

To 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.

2016 Fall Q22d

To 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.

2016 Fall Q22e

To 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.

2016 Fall Q22g

To 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.

2016 Fall Q22i

To 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.

2016 Fall Q23

Citizens 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?

2016 Fall Q24a

One 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

2016 Fall Q24b

One 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

2016 Fall Q25

Now thinking about particularly controversial issues, who do you think should have the final say on the most controversial issues in your jurisdiction?

2016 Fall Q26

Overall, how satisfied are you regarding citizen engagement in your jurisdiction's policymaking and/or operations today?

2015 Fall Q28

In the past year, there have been a number of high-profile incidents of civil unrest across the country, often revolving around police use of force, as in Ferguson, Missouri, and Baltimore, Maryland. How concerned are you that a major incident of civil unrest connected to police use of force could happen in your jurisdiction in the near future?

2015 Fall Q29a

To what extent, if any, do you think recent high-profile incidents of police-community violence such as those in Ferguson and Baltimore have lowered the morale of law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction?

2015 Fall Q29b

To what extent, if any, do you think recent high-profile incidents of police-community violence such as those in Ferguson and Baltimore have lowered the level of community trust toward law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction?

2015 Fall Q25b

To what extent do you agree or disagree with each of the following statements about the relationship between community members and law enforcement officers that serve your jurisdiction? A significant number of people in my jurisdiction are hostile towards law enforcement officers.