Public Involvement in Local Decisions per the Resident Survey Index
To achieve 50% of residents who feel like they have a say in local decisions regarding how tax dollars are spent.
For context: The decline seen in 2016 reflects a similar decline to the national average the same year, as does 2020.
This measure has increased and remained well above the ETC established benchmark ever since 2016, when there was a dramatic decline in the number of residents who feel their public involvement impacts local decisions.
The City is continuing to expand opportunities for public involvement in local government decision-making. The annual Resident Survey helps to determine budget priorities each year.
July 2019, the City launched a Participatory Budgeting process that allowed residents to identify and vote for projects to fund.
Status Indicators: On Target | Close to Target | Needs Improvement | Target Pending