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How would you prioritize the City’s six service areas? The more dots you assign to a service area, the higher a priority it is for you.

Response Percent Response Count
Public Safety 25.1% 973
Infrastructure and Environment 17.8% 691
Planning and Transportation 15.7% 608
Economic Sustainability and Business Support 12.2% 474
Neighborhood, Community and Library Services 21.9% 849
Administration and Government 5.5% 212

In the space below, please provide any additional comments or input on the City’s budget process and priorities the City Council should consider for FY 2020-2021.

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May 13, 2020, 11:40 PM
  • How would you prioritize the City’s six service areas? The more dots you assign to a service area, the higher a priority it is for you.
    • Public Safety (1)
    • Infrastructure and Environment (1)
    • Planning and Transportation (2)
    • Economic Sustainability and Business Support (2)
    • Neighborhood, Community and Library Services (2)
    • Administration and Government (2)
  • In the space below, please provide any additional comments or input on the City’s budget process and priorities the City Council should consider for FY 2020-2021.

    I support teen services, and hope that they remain. With everything that's been happening, I want my peers to keep being creative and outgoing and building their skills.

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How would you prioritize the City’s six service areas? Use the following 10 dots to demonstrate your specific priorities. The service areas are as follows: 

  • Public Safety including Fire, Police and Emergency Services 
  • Infrastructure and Environment including Public Works, Sustainability, Facilities, Tree Maintenance, Sidewalks, and Roadway Repair 
  • Planning and Transportation including development services, code enforcement, wireless cell towers, housing, transportation, parking, mobility, safe streets, rail  
  • Economic Sustainability and Business Support including small business financial support, economic recovery efforts such as job creation, business assistance, restaurant and retail support and more   
  • Neighborhood, Community, and Library Services including open spaces and rangers, parks, recreation, art programs, park safety and maintenance, human services, non-profit support and grants, library branches and library programs  
  • Administration and Government such as Administration, Finance and Budget, Information Technology, Human Resources, and Legal 


Public Safety

Infrastructure and Environment

Planning and Transportation

Economic Sustainability and Business Support

Neighborhood, Community and Library Services

Administration and Government

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