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What is your opinion of the condi on/usability of pedestrian and bicyclist infrastructure (sidewalks, crosswalks, bike lanes, bus stops, signage, etc.) in Greenbelt?

City of Greenbelt

COMMUNITY QUESTIONNAIRE 2013


2. Describe what you like most about the Greenbelt community. At elec on me, residents are asked to take a few minutes to complete the following ques onnaire. The informa on obtained will be useful to the newly elected City Council and City sta. Your conden al responses will be consolidated in a report for general distribu on. If a ques on is not applicable, please leave it blank. Please place completed ques onnaires in the box provided at the polling loca on or send it to the City Oce at 25 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770.

GENERAL INFORMATION
3. Describe what you like least about the Greenbelt community. 1. Residency ______ Apartment ______ Townhouse ______ Condominium ______ GHI ______ Detached Single Family Home 2. Do you? 4. Are there any improvements to City or new City Programs you would suggest 3. Age: ______ 18-29 ______ 30-44 ______ Own ______ Rent

ELECTION OF CITY COUNCIL


1. Should the Council have term limits? _____Yes ______ No 2. Should the Council member terms switch from 2 year terms to 4 year terms? _____Yes ______ No 3. Should there be a separate elec on for the Mayor? _____Yes ______ No

______ 45-60 ______ 61-74 ______ 75+

PUBLIC SAFETY
1. Please rate your sa sfac on over the last 2 years with the following services. (5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor) ______ Police Presence ______ Police Responsiveness ______ Dispatcher Responsiveness ______ Overall Police Performance ______ Overall Police Employee Competence ______ Police A tude & Behavior Towards Ci zens ______ Animal Control ______ Trac Control ______ Fire & Rescue ______ Parking Enforcement 2. Do you have any concerns about safety and security within Greenbelt? If so, please List: _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________ _____________________________________________ 3. If you have contacted Police Dept. in the last 2 years, was the employee polite and courteous? _____Yes ______No 4. Did the police employee assist you sa sfactorily? ______ Yes ______No______ Dont Know 5. If you have any sugges ons for improving police services, please list them under General Comments #3

5. Other Comments:

4. How many years have you lived in Greenbelt? ______ Less than 1 year ______ 11-20 yrs. ______ 1-5 yrs. ______ 21-30 yrs. ______ 6-10 yrs. ______ More than 30 yrs. 5. Employment Status (Please check all that apply.) ______ Full-Time ______ Part-Time ______ Unemployed ______ Re red ______ Stay at home parent ______ Work from home 6. Where do you work? ______ Greenbelt ______ Prince Georges County ______ Bal more ______ Washington, D.C. ______ Montgomery County ______ Other 7. Please priori ze (1-3) your top three modes of transporta on? ______ Personal Automobile ______ MetroBus ______ Carpool/Vanpool ______ TheBus ______ Metrorail ______ Taxi ______ Bicycling/Walking ______ Other

FOR HELPING US TO SERVE YOU BETTER!

PUBLIC WORKS
1. Please rate your sa sfac on over the last 2 years with the following services. (5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor) ______ Streets Maintenance ______ Street Ligh ng ______ Street Cleaning ______ Snow Removal ______ Sidewalk Maintenance ______ Crosswalks ______ Bike Lanes ______ Park Maintenance ______ Refuse Collec on ______ Recycling ______ Hor culture/Plan ng ______ Building Maintenance ______ Bus Stops

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT/CODE ENFORCEMENT


1. Have you had contact with Community Development/ Code Enforcement Dept. in the last 2 years? ______Yes ______No 2. Was the Community Development/Code Enforcement employee polite and courteous? ______Yes ______No 3. Did the Community Development/Code Enforcement employee assist you sa sfactorily? ______ Yes ______No

RECREATION
1. Please rate your sa sfac on with any facili es which you or your family have a ended. (5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor) ______ Aqua c & Fitness Center ______ Athle c Fields ______ Community Center _____ Dog Park ______ Springhill Lake Rec. Center _____ Skate Park ______ Youth Center _____ Parks/trails 2. Please rate your sa sfac on with any ac vi es which you or your family have a ended: (5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor) ______ Fitness classes ______ Pre-School classes ______ Youth/Adult classes ______ Camp programs ______ Visual Art programs ______ Senior programs ______ Performing Art programs ______ Aqua cs programs ______ Special Events (Fall Fest, Fes val of Lights, Celebra on of Spring, etc.) ______ Other (Please Specify): ________________________ 3. Please check any programs which you or a member of your household are likely to a end within the next 2 years. (Check all that apply) _______ Pre-school ac vi es _______ Childrens a erschool ac vi es _______ Childrens weekend ac vi es _______ Childrens drop-in ac vi es _______ Home school/school enrichment ac vi es _______ Family recrea on ac vi es weekends _______ Drop-in ac vi es _______ Adult classes or leagues _______Senior ac vi es _______Special events (Ar ul A ernoons, Fall Fest, Celebra on of Spring, etc.)

PUBLIC INFORMATION
1. How would you prefer to receive informa on about City programs and services? (Please rank in priority order 1-9; 1=top preference) _______ Cable TV _______ Direct mail _______ City Newsle er _______ City Website _______ Greenbelt News Review _______ Posters & iers _______ E-mail no ca ons _______ Social Media _______ Other ___________________________________ 2. Please rate your sa sfac on with Greenbelts eorts to publicize and broadcast ocial informa on and City events? ______ (5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor) 3. Do you make use of the Citys website at www.greenbeltmd.gov? ______ Yes ______ No 4. Is there a service that we do not oer on our website that you would like to see? If yes, what is that service? ______ Yes ______ No _________________________________________________ 5. Have you used the video streaming/on-demand sec on of the City website______ Yes ______ No 6. Have you watched any of the programming, including Council mee ngs, oered on this channel over the past 2 years? ______ Yes ______No __________________________________________________

EDUCATION
1. If you have school age children, please rate the schools currently a ended. (5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor) ______ Greenbelt Elementary ______ Springhill Lake Elementary ______ Magnolia Elementary ______ Turning Point Academy ______ Greenbelt Middle School ______ Eleanor Roosevelt High School ______ Home Schooling ______ Other __________________________________ 2. Using the same scale, please rate the Prince Georges School System overall. _______ 3. Please rank the following ques ons. (5=Strongly Agree, 4=Agree, 3=Neutral, 2=Disagree, 1=Strongly Disagree) ______ The City should con nue to provide Science & Reading Clubs ______ The City should con nue to provide grants to Greenbelt schools ______ County taxes should be increased to fund educa on 4. Given limited funding, which should be emphasized (Please select only one) ______ Charter Schools ______ Magnet Schools ______ Neighborhood Schools

2. If you have contacted Public Works in the last 2 years, was the employee polite and courteous? _____ Yes ____No

GREENBELT CARES/SOCIAL SERVICES


1. Have you or any of your family u lized any of the following services in the last 2 years? ______ Yes ______ No 2. If yes, please rate your sa sfac on with them. (5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor) ______Counseling (individual, family or group) ______Crisis Interven on Counseling ______Tutoring ______Discussion Groups in School ______Job Bank ______Babysi ng Workshop ______GED Program ______Assistance in Living (GAIL) Program 3. If you plan to remain in your home as you age, which of the following might you require: ______Online Advice & Support ______Home Modica ons ______Ac vi es for Homebound ______1st Floor Bathroom ______Other: ______________________________________ 4. How soon would you need these services? ___ Now ___ 1-3 Years ___ 4-7 Years ___ 8+ Years

CITY SERVICES AND TAXES


1. How do you rate the value of City services and programs for your tax dollars? _____ (5=Excellent, 4=Good, 3=Average, 2=Fair, 1=Poor) 2. The City has limited ability to raise revenues other than through property taxes or fees. In light of this fact, would you support a tax rate increase in order to: maintain current City services/programs ___Yes ___No increase City services/programs ___Yes ___No provide fair compensa on to employees ___Yes ___No 3. In general, should City services be (choose one): ____ Kept at the same level ____ Reduced ____ Increased 4. If the City had to reduce services/programs, which ones would you suggest and why? _________________________ __________________________________________________

GREENBELT MUSEUM
1. Have you or a member of your household a ended a museum ac vity in the past 2 years? ____ Yes ____ No

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