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Dear Brookhaven Business Owner,We are pleased to present the Second Annual Brookhaven Business Advisory Council(BBAC) Survey of Brookhaven Businesses. The Second Annual Survey, whichreceived 153 responses, is designed to better understand and gauge the economic statusof businesses in the Town of Brookhaven. The survey was initiated in 2010 as part of Town Supervisor Mark Lesko’s broader initiative to improve the climate for businessesin Brookhaven.Survey results were collected from a variety of business owners during the monthsof October, November, and December 2011. While survey results show that many businesses are very concerned with the weak economy, healthcare costs, andrising taxes, there were some favorable indicators for Brookhaven, including anoverwhelming majority of respondents who view Brookhaven as a positive place to do business.We extend our sincerest thanks to Brookhaven Supervisor Mark Lesko, for supportingthis publication and for his steadfast commitment to making Brookhaven the placeto do business. We would also like to thank Lisa Mulligan, Director of BrookhavenEconomic Development, and her staff for assisting in the production of this survey,the staff of Cerini & Associates, LLP who worked to aggregate the data, and PandoraMarketing Consultants for designing and producing this publication.We encourage you to take the time to review the survey. It puts into perspective thechallenging environment that businesses face on Long Island while illustrating thestrong optimism present within our business community.Please feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 631-451-6563 if you havequestions or comments.
The 2012 BrookhavenBusiness Advisory Council
Annual Survey of Brookhaven Businessesis brought to you by:
Bruce NewmanBBAC President