Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Look up keyword
Like this
1Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Community Survey from Assembly Member Micah Kellner - 2011 Upper East Side Edition

Community Survey from Assembly Member Micah Kellner - 2011 Upper East Side Edition

Ratings: (0)|Views: 21 |Likes:
Published by Micah Kellner

More info:

Published by: Micah Kellner on Jan 06, 2012
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

01/06/2012

pdf

text

original

 
2011 Edition 
Assembly Member 
Micah
KELLNER
New York State Assembly, Albany, New York 12248
PRSRT STD.
U.S. POSTAGE
PAID
Albany, New YorkPermit No. 75
 Dear Neighbor,One of the most important things I do is listen and learn from you. Because I am unable to meet personally with everyone in mydistrict, I value the opportunity to hear from you in this survey. I want to know what you are concerned about, what I should be advocating for in Albany when we start a new legislative sessionthis January and how you think I am doing responding to you.Please ll out as much of this survey as you would like. Once you are done, this survey is designed to be easily mailed back tome (just remember to put a stamp on it), or drop it off at our new ofce at 1365 First Avenue, between 73rd and 74th Streets. It is always great to hear from you and thank you for your valuable input.Sincerely, Micah Z. Kellner  Assembly Member P.S. You can get regular updates from me by including your email address on this survey.
Responsiveness o My Ofce
Have you ever contacted my ofce?Did you fnd us responsive to your issue or request?Do you have a good idea o what services and assistance my ofce provides?How do you think my ofce and I could better serve you? _____________________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________________ Have you ever contacted your other elected ofcials?Overall, were they responsive to your issue or request?Which ofces did you contact? ___________________________________________________________ Have you ever called 311?Did you fnd 311 helpul in resolving your issue?Have you ever attended a local Community Board 8 meeting?I yes, did you think the meeting was worthwhile?I yes, what issue(s) brought you to a Community Board meeting? _____________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________________  ____________________________________________________________________________________ Yes NoYes No SomewhatYes No Somewhat
 
Yes NoYes No Somewhat
 
Yes NoYes No Somewhat
 
Yes No What’s that?Yes No Somewhat
 
Impact o the Economy on You and Your Family
In the past 6 months have you:
Lost a job?YesNoKnown someone who has lost a job?YesNoHad your paycheck reduced?YesNoHad your hours at work reduced?YesNoHad difculty paying your rent, mortgage or carrying charges?YesNoHad difculty aording basic necessities like groceries?YesNoLost employer provided health care?YesNoHad difculty aording needed medical care?YesNo
1365 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10021The ofce is located between 73
rd
and 74
th
Streets on the ground level
Tel: 212-860-4906 • Fax: 917-432-2983 • Email: KellnerM@assembly.state.ny.us
 
We’ve Moved! 
COMMUNITY SUveY 
from 
Continued on next page 
 
The State Budget
What is more important, cutting taxes or millionaires or maintaining the current tax rate on millionaires to help close the State’sbudget defcit? _______________________________________________________________________________________________ What is more important, protecting programs like Medicare to help the elderly and disabled or cutting programs like Medicare tohelp close the Federal budget defcit? _____________________________________________________________________________ What is more important, protecting programs like Medicaid or cutting programs like Medicaid to help close the State budget defcit? ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What is more important, protecting programs like Social Security to help retirees or cutting programs like Social Security to helpclose the Federal budget defcit? ________________________________________________________________________________ With the State acing an estimated $3.5 billion budget defcit, do you support any o the ollowing sources o new revenue or servicecuts to help close the defcit.
Potential NewRevenue Sources
AgainstProposalSupportProposal
Legalize gambling throughout New York State12345Permit the controversial drilling o natural gas, known as hy-droracking, which could increase state revenue and create jobs12345Maintain the current tax level on millionaires, which expiresat the end o 201112345
Potential Budget Cuts
Reduce subsidies to the MTA12345Reduce Medicaid services12345Decrease aid to New York City rom the State12345Decrease education unding12345Overhaul pension system or new government workers12345I services have to be reduced and/or programs cut which do you think should be cut? _____________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
Access to Education
I you have children, do they go to public school or private school?What were the actors in your decisions? _________________________________________________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Did you have your child tested or the gited and talented program?
WANT ME FE
E-mail KellnerM@assembly.state.ny.us to be added to
Had to postpone needed medical care? YesNoHad to cut back on something you enjoy, like eating out or going to the movies?YesNoHad to reduce the amount o money you are setting aside or something important, like retirement or your kids’college education?YesNoHad to spend money you were saving or something important, like retirement or your kids’ college education?YesNoHad to postpone your retirement?YesNoNotConfdent SomewhatExtremelyConfdentHow confdent are you in New York City’s fnancial condition?12345How confdent are you in New York State’s fnancial condition?12345How confdent are you in the Federal Government’s fnancialcondition?12345Since the beginning o the economic recession three years ago, have you had to seek any government assistance such asunemployment, Medicaid, or ood stamps?Is anyone in your household looking or a job?How responsible are Wall Street banks or the recession?How responsible is the government or the recession?Do you support the Occupy Wall Street movement?I yes, why do you support the Occupy Wall Street movement? ________________________________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
Impact o the Economy on You and Your Family
(continued) 
Continued on next page 
In the past 6 months have you:
Yes No Not SureYes No Not SureVery Somewhat A Little Not At AllVery Somewhat A Little Not At AllYes No Not SurePublic Private ParochialYes No
 
Higher and Continuing Education
How important is it or the government to provide amilies like yours with access to newsources o fnancial aid to help pay or higher education?Have you considered or pursued returning to school or additional training to enhance yourcareer?Have you considered or pursued returning to school to train or a new career?Has the recession made it less likely that a amily member will be able to aord higher education(college or graduate school)?Very Somewhat Not at AllYes NoYes NoYes No
Neighborhood Saety
NoSomewhatExtremelyDo you eel sae in your neighborhood?12345I you have ever contacted the police department, were yousatisfed with their response?12345I you have ever contacted the fre department, were yousatisfed with their response?12345Do you eel prepared or potential hurricanes?12345Are you aware oemergency evacuation zones?12345What would you say is the most signifcant public saety issue acing
 your neighborhood 
? _____________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What would you say is the most signifcant public saety issue acing New York City? _______________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
ENT pATES?
Assembly Member Kellner's monthly e-newsletter list
Housing
Do you live in a:I you rent, do you live in a rent stabilized or subsidized apartment?I you live in a rent-stabilized or subsidized apartment would you say your rent is too high, lower than you think is air, or about right? ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ I you do not live in a rent stabilized or subsidized apartment would you say your rent is too high, lower than you expected, or aboutright? _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Is your home big enough or the size o your amily?Does the owner/management company maintain your building and respond to your needs?I you pay property taxes, do you think they are:I your child attends public school or you are considering public school, please tell us how concerned you are about the ollowing issues:NotConcernedSomewhatExtremelyConcernedAccess to Pre-K12345Elementary school wait lists12345Middle school options12345High school options12345Overcrowded classrooms12345Shortage oclassroom supplies12345Teacher retention at your childs school12345Pressure on PTA to support the school budget12345Saety in schools12345Bullying in schools and online12345Do you think recent cuts to the school budget have impacted your child’s education?Has the economic downturn aected your amily’s educational choices?I yes, tell us how? ____________________________________________________________________________________________  ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ 
Access to Education
(continued) 
Yes No Not SureYes No SomewhatCo-op Condo Townhouse RentalYes No Not SureYes No Not SureYes No Not Sure Just right Too high Too low
Healthcare
Do you and your amily have health insurance?I yes, is it: A. Employer provided B. Privately purchased C. Medicare D. Medicaid E. Other, please describe: _______  ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________ How satisfed are you with your health care coverage?Very Somewhat Not at AllYes No

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->