Barrio Logan Maintenance Assessment District Survey

The Barrio Logan Maintenance Assessment District (District) is now in its 4th year of providing enhanced improvements and services. Please take a few minutes to complete the survey that starts on the following page, which is being conducted as part of the District evaluation process. These results will be evaluated to make adjustments and improvements to District services. Property owner and resident feedback is essential to developing the most responsive program and we value your feedback. Survey results will be posted on the District’s website. 

The improvements and services provided by the District are generally described as follows:

Sidewalk Operations Improvements and Services
- Maintaining of the public rights-of-way through sidewalk and gutter sweeping;
- Sidewalk steam cleaning;
- Tree and vegetation planting, watering, and trimming;
- Graffiti clean-up within 24 hours as necessary;
- Enhanced trash emptying;
- Dealing with homeless and vagrancy issues; and
- Special events maintenance and security.

District Identity Improvements and Services
- Landmark, & Gateway sign development and maintenance;
- Public safety programs and security;
- Community enhancement and economic development Programs including special events and holiday decorations; &
- Branding of Barrio Logan through signage, logo, brochures, advertising & public relations programs.
 
Program Management/Incidentals/Administration/Contingency Services

SUMMARY OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS OVER THE PAST FOUR YEARS:

Sidewalk Operations Improvements and Services
- 6589 bags (or 1296 cubic yards) of litter removed
- 1028 bulky items collected and disposed of
- 77,493 square feet of graffiti removed
- 468 trees trimmed
- 651 square blocks of sidewalk maintenance (weed & litter removal, street sweeping)
- 2,079,506 square feet of pressure washing

Landscaping
- Commercial Avenue Landscaping Project:  Design and installation of 788-square foot xeriscape on Commercial St and S. 17th
- Perkins Elementary - Main Street, Installed in 2015 with Irrigation retrofit, Gravel Mulch and      Decomposed Granite Mulch. 
- Sigsbee and Newton Landscaping Project: Design and installation of 6,464-square foot xeriscape
- Cesar Chavez Pkwy Gateway to Neighborhood garden improvement 4,903 sq. ft.
- Main Street & Sicard 1,399 sq. ft. of landscaping improvements
- Barrio Logan Landscape Design Plan – 10 landscape design renderings & budgets
- Tree Planting Plan (Urban Corps also planted a minimum of 10 street trees in the district with other funding sources)
 
District Identity & Outreach/Admin. Activities
-  2016 Villain Fest - free community event brought to you by San Diego Beer & Art Fest & sponsored by the BL MAD
-  2016 Tocumbo Snow Town -  free community event brought to you by Tocumbo Ice Cream & sponsored by the BL MAD
-  2014 Concert Event Series – Coordinated four concerts at the Mercado del Barrio
-  2013 Christmas Tree Giveaway in Association with Council District 8
-  Conducted Barrio Logan Logo Competition
-  Assisted in Barrio Logan Community Signage Competition and Coordination of Sign Installation
-  Installation of 23 trash receptacles throughout district
-  Produced & Distributed Flyer with Prevention Tips Dealing with Homeless in Barrio Logan
-  Multiple Mass Mailings to District Property Owners on Relevant Issues including District Services & BLA Election
-  Production of Barrio Logan MAD identity website
-  Production of Barrio Logan MAD Facebook, Instagram, & Twitter page

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* 1. Are you a property owner, business owner and/or resident within the Barrio Logan MAD? (Check all that apply)

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* 2. How many properties do you own? 

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* 3. OVERALL, do you think the following characteristics of the Barrio Logan MAD are better or worse in the last two (4) years?

  Much Better Slightly Better No Change Slightly Worse Much Worse Don't Know
Cleanliness
District Identity
Safety
Community engagement
Overall image

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* 4. OVERALL, how would you rate the district appearance within the Barrio Logan MAD?

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* 5. Indicate whether or not you would like to see a different amount of maintenance emphasis on the following:

  More Emphasis Stay the Same Less Emphasis Not Important
Sidewalk sweeping
Removing bulky items
Litter and trash removal
Emptying trash receptacles
Sidewalk steam cleaning
Graffiti removal

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* 6. Generally speaking, how would you rate the Urban Corps maintenance services team?

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* 7. Would you like to see district safety and security programs with emphasis on the following?

  Strongly Agree Agree Disagree Strongly Disagree
Reporting illegal dumps/graffiti tags
Redirecting individuals sleeping in alcoves
Report misdemeanor crime
Work with the homeless
Overall visibility in the district
Panhandling and loitering
Nuisance crimes

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* 8. OVERALL, how would you rate the safety and security within the Barrio Logan MAD?

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* 9. Please identify what emphasis should be placed on beautification improvements:

  More Emphasis Stay the Same Less Emphasis Not Important
Planters on sidewalks
Hanging flower baskets
Decorative street lighting
Tree plantings
Community gardens
Public art on public utilities boxes
Installation of seasonal decor
Landscape projects (flower/plants)
Hardscape projects
Outside/Public Art

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* 10. What other types of future beautification elements would you like to see?

  Most Important Medium Not Important
Banners
Bicycle racks
Directional way finding signs
Dog relief stations
Solar lights
Pedestrian shades
Parklets
Benches

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* 11. How would you rate the following in importance within the Barrio Logan MAD?

  Most Important Medium Not Important
Security
Additional lighting
Homeless Services
Sidewalk Maintenance
District Identity
Cleanliness
Beautification projects
Cultural Events

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* 12. Would you be interested in joining a Barrio Logan Association Advisory Committee?

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* 13. Would you be interested in joining a subcommittee of the Barrio Logan Association? If so, which one?

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* 14. Please provide any additional comments and feedback.

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* 15. Optional Contact Information

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* 16. Would you like to receive updates by email?

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* 17. BARRIO LOGAN BUSINESS OWNERS: Do you want your Barrio Logan MAD area Business listed on a Barrio Logan MAD online Business Directory?

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