* 1. What is your street address? How many years have you been at your current location?

* 2. Which of the following best describes you?

* 3. Do you own or rent?

* 4. In general, how satisfied are you that the environment around your business or generally within the area is conducive to the success of your business?

  Very Unsatisfied Unsatisfied Neutral/NA Satisfied VerySatisfied
i. Cleanliness
ii. Customer spending/foot traffic
iii. Landscaping and Greenery
iv. Parking/Transit quality and availability
v. Branding to create a unique sense of place
vi. Available business assistance
vii. Facade conditions around my location or in general area
viii. Safety around my location or in general area

* 5. Prioritize the following services that an SSA can provide for Hyde Park over the next five years: (1 = lowest, 9 = highest)

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Developing a plan for economic development or neighborhood improvement overall
Attracting new desired businesses and providing more/better services for existing businesses
Implementing programs to improve safety through lighting, security cameras or hiring off-duty police officers
Improving facades through incentives for lighting, awning, window and signage enhancements
Improving/adding parking and parking management
Keeping the sidewalks clean of litter and snow
Beautifying the commercial areas through landscaping and planters
Developing a customer loyalty program
Creating a unique sense of place through branding initiatives and/or special events

* 6. Have you heard of the proposed Hyde Park Special Service Area?

* 7. If you are a business owner, what are your future growth plans:

* 8. Business or property owners ONLY: Given that the City of Chicago does not provide any of the following services, what is the one service that is important for all businesses in your area to receive and that you would be willing to pay for if the businesses around you were paying as well?

* 9. If you would like to be notified about future community meetings about the Special Services Area, please provide your email address:

* 10. Additional Comments:

 

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