Flagstaff Intermunicipal Partnership (FIP) Regional Governance Project

Questionnaire


QUESTION #1

What are the TOP FIVE ISSUES currently facing your household or business?


Please rank from 1-5, with 1 being the MOST IMPORTANT.


QUESTION #2

What do you see as the FIVE BIGGEST CHALLENGES currently facing your community?


Please rank from 1-5, with 1 being the MOST IMPORTANT.


QUESTION #3

What do you see as the BIGGEST AREAS OF OPPORTUNITY for your community?


Please rank from 1-5, with 1 being the MOST IMPORTANT.


QUESTION #4

The saying is often that “municipal governments are closest to the people they serve, and that the people are always closest to the municipal governments that are serving them.”


What do you see as the TOP FIVE ISSUES currently facing your municipal government?


Please rank from 1-5, with 1 being the MOST IMPORTANT.


QUESTION #5

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:


Regionalization has an important role to play in effective and efficient delivery of high-quality, reliable municipal services and infrastructure at affordable levels of taxation.


QUESTION #6

Please check those considerations (below) which you believe are MOST IMPORTANT to your community and nearby communities in considering more regionalized, collaborative municipal service delivery?


QUESTION #7

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:


The Single-Tier Governance Model would appear to be the next logical step in the evolution of collaborative shared services delivery in Flagstaff region. A single-tier government could play an important role in maintaining effective and efficient delivery of high-quality, reliable municipal services and infrastructure at affordable levels of taxation...and in maintaining community sustainability in the face of declining population levels and an increasingly constrained regional tax base.


QUESTION #8

Do you agree or disagree with the following statement:


FIP should consider other incremental regionalization options more thoroughly, or just leave things the way they are, before any further consideration is given to moving forward with a single-tier government.


QUESTION #9

What do you see as the BIGGEST NEGATIVES (RISKS) or DOWNSIDE of moving toward a single-tier government in Flagstaff region? To you? To your community?


QUESTION #10

What do you see as the BIGGEST POSITIVES or UPSIDE of moving toward a single-tier government in Flagstaff region? To you? To your community?


QUESTION #11

What do you think about the Single-Tier Governance Model presented? What do you like? What concerns you?


QUESTION #12

What are your views on the all-important question Regionalization: Where to from here? What advice would you like to give FIP and your municipal Council?


QUESTION #13

(Optional)

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