PUBLIC SAFETY REFERENDUM MAIN PAGE
PARAMEDIC FUNDING CHALLENGE
POLICE SERVICES CHALLENGE
WHAT’S ON THE BALLOT?
SAMPLE BALLOT – NOVEMBER 7, 2017
PUBLIC SAFTEY FUNDING OPTIONS
COMMUNITY SURVEY RESULTS
Community Survey Results
The common council and city officials received a presentation summarizing survey results on Tuesday, June 20, 2017. In the survey, community residents were asked to provide their opinion on several funding options.
The complete survey results are available below. Highlights from the presentation include:
- 1,351 residents responded to the survey.
- 88% of respondents indicated that maintaining the current level of emergency services is important to them and their families.
- Three-quarters of the respondents encouraged the City to explore additional funding options to maintain the current level of EMS services rather than reducing services to balance the budget.
- A majority of respondents supported a referendum to increase local property taxes in order to maintain existing fire and emergency medical services and hire two additional police officers.