Thank you for taking the time to help improve City Island.

City Island businesses are interested in serving you better. We are concerned, as everyone is, with the economic sustainability of our community, which effects all of us -- the value of our homes, the viability of our school system, and the overall appeal of the Island. We are saddened by the abandoned store fronts and worried we may lose more if we don't take steps to refresh this very special place. The Island can't do it without you. Learning a little about what you want from your community will help our businesses provide better services. There are just 10 questions and it will take less than 5 minutes to complete.

You can fill out a paper version of the survey at The City Island Diner, Connie's Supermarket, The Island cafe, The Black Whale, or Dunkin' Donuts.

* 1. How long have you lived on City Island?

* 2. How old are you?

* 3. How many children live with you?

  None 1 2+
Under 2 years old
3-6 years old
7-12 years old
13-18 years old

* 4. How often do you eat out in the following places?

  Once or more a week 1-2 times a month 1-2 times every six months never
City Island

* 5. How would you best describe your dining out experience?

* 6. Please select the TWO promotions below that are most valuable to you.

* 7. What would persuade you to shop more on City Island than you do now?

* 8. What businesses and services would you like to see on City Island that we don’t currently have? Select up to FIVE.

* 9. What do you like most about living on City Island?

* 10. Would you be willing to participate in a "City Island Day," in which Islanders will join together to clean up their homes and the "main street" area, gathering trash and eliminating graffiti and generally making things look better? The day would end with a party in the neighborhood.