Our Citizen Budget Survey assists Council and Administration in making decisions on where and how your tax dollars are spent. Your opinion is important to us. Thank you for participating in the Survey!

* 1. Age?

* 2. What is your property status?

* 3. Please select the occupation which best describes your employment.

* 4. How would you rate your overall level of satisfaction with the following municipal services provided in Ponoka:

  Very Good Good Poor Very Poor Not Used By Me /
Not Applicable
Recreation
(Aquaplex, Arena and all other rec. facilities & programs)
Utility Services
(Water, Sewer, Electrical)
Protective Services
(Police, Fire, Bylaw Enforcement
Administration
(Customer Service)
Parks & Playground Maintenance
(Grass cutting, keeping parks tidy, etc.)
Infrastructure Maintenance
(Road & sidewalk repairs, potholes, street sweeping, utility infrastructure, Town-owned building)
Snow Removal
Keeping Residents Informed
(about Town events, services & general Town info)
Cultural Services
(Library, Museum)
Community Halls
(Kinsmen Community Centre, Hudson's Green Community Activity Centre)
Cemetery
Waste & Recycling Services
(Including Waste Transfer Station)
Special Community Events
(For example, Canada Day, Family Day, Day in the Park Festival)
Recreation Trail System

* 5. How do you currently connect with the Town to keep informed about Town-related information, services, events, and announcements? (Please check all that apply)

* 6. Service levels for programs and services provided by the Town are dependent on budget funding.  Based on the level of service currently provided for the following Town services, would you like to see those services maintained at existing service levels, increased to provide a higher service level, or reduced to provide a lower service level:

  Maintain Increase Reduce Not Utilized By Me /
No Opinion
Recreation
(Facilities & Programs)
Utility Services
(Water, Sewer, Electrical)
Protective Services
(Police, Fire, Bylaw Enforcement)
Administration
(Customer Service)
Parks & Playground Maintenance
(Grass cutting, keeping parks tidy, etc.)
Infrastructure Maintenance
(Road & sidewalk repairs, potholes, street sweeping, utility infrastructure, Town-owned buildings)
Snow Removal
Keeping residents informed
(about Town events, services, & general Town info)
Cultural Services
(Library, Museum)
Community Halls
(Kinsmen Community Centre, Hudson's Green Community Activity Centre)
Cemetery
Waste & Recycling Services
(Includes Waste Transfer Station)
Special Community Events
(For example, Canada Day, Family Day, Day in the Park)
Recreation Trail System

* 7. Of all the services, infrastructure and programming currently provided by the Town of Ponoka (see services listed above), which ones do you feel are the most important and should be given the highest priority by the Town as it prepares the 2018 Budget?  (Please list these in order of importance, with #1 being your top priority.)

* 8. As the Town continues to work toward achieving the goals and priorities outlined in its Corporate Strategic Plan for 2015-17, please rate the importance of the following capital projects currently underway (on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being of the highest importance and 1 being of the least importance):

(The Town of Ponoka Corporate Strategic Plan is available at www.ponoka.ca – just click on ‘Town Hall’ on the top menu bar, and then ‘Corporate Strategic Plan’ in the left-hand menu.)

* 9. What do you feel are the three most important issues facing the Town of Ponoka today?

* 10. Do you have any other comments, questions, or concerns that you would like the Town to consider as it prepares the 2018 budget?

 
Thank you for your input!

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