* 1. Are you a resident of the City of Richmond?

* 2. How old are you?

* 3. How many years have you lived in Richmond?

* 4. Which of the following best describes your current status within Richmond?

* 5. How many more years do you plan to live in Richmond?

* 6. Where is your primary employment location?

* 7. How many adults (18 years and older) reside in your household?

* 8. How many children (under the age of 18) reside in your household?

* 9. What are the 3 most important reasons you or your family choose to live in the City of Richmond?

* 10. How would you or your family rate the following facilities and services in the community?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor No opinion
Ambulance Service
Fire protection
Police protection
Community relations
Code enforcement/property maintenance
Library services
Human services
Trash/Compost/Recycling
Stormwater management
Public Works Department
Park facilities
Recreational programs
Senior activities
Elementary schools
Junior High School
High Schools

* 11. Do you think the level of local services justify the City of Richmond taxes paid?

* 12. How would you rate the quality of life in Richmond?

* 13. Are you satisfied with current City Services? If not, please indicate what you would like to see improved.

* 14. Do you think crime is a problem in the City of Richmond?

* 15. How do you rate the overall employment opportunities available in Richmond?

* 16. From the list below, what do you think are the highest priority issues that need to be addressed by the City? (please choose 3)

* 17. In your opinion, the existing variety of shopping opportunities and services available in the City are:

* 18. Do the existing variety of shopping opportunities and services available in the City meet your needs? And if not, what types of businesses do you feel are lacking?

* 19. How would you rate the impact that new development has had on the character of Richmond over the past 10 years?

* 20. Are there particular streets, neighborhoods, business districts, buildings, parks or other features (natural or man-made) in the City that stand out in your mind as being especially ATTRACTIVE or create a "good feeling" to the community? If so, please describe.

* 21. Are there particular streets, neighborhoods, business districts, buildings, parks or other features (natural or man-made) in the City that stand out in your mind as being especially UNATTRACTIVE? If so, please describe.

* 22. Are there any streets, sidewalks, or intersections in the City that you believe are unsafe or in need of improvement? If so, which ones and why do you feel they are unsafe?

* 23. In your opinion, does the city have an adequate sidewalk system?

* 24. What types of new housing would you like to see in the City in the future? (Check all that apply)

* 25. Which types of non-residential development would you like to see in the City in the future? Check all that apply.

* 26. What type of stores or restaurants would you like to see in the community?

* 27. Which of the following design features for residential neighborhoods do you support for the City? Check all that apply.

* 28. It is important to preserve environmental resources (floodplain, wetland/woodlands, lake/river quality) in the City of Richmond?

* 29. How would you rate Richmond's image/identity?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor No opinion
Roadway landscape
Open space
Streams/rivers
Directional signage to community facilities

* 30. What would you suggest to improve the image/identity of Richmond?

* 31. How proactive should the city be in creating economic development opportunities?

* 32. How actively should the city engage surrounding communities on topics of mutual concern (transportation, development along community boundaries)?

* 33. What is your favorite community park?

* 34. How often do you use the City of Richmond's Parks and Recreation services?

* 35. Which of the following formats do you prefer to receive information from city government?

* 36. Please feel free to write any additional comments you may have regarding your impressions of the City of Richmond as it currently exists and/or how you would like to see the community develop in the future.

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