The community of Morris seeks your help in completing a community image survey of your perceptions of the City of Morris (the entire community, including downtown). The information that you provide will be used to help the Morris Downtown Development Partnership, the City of Morris, and their local partners to promote Morris' many advantages to potential investors and new residents. This survey should only take about 10 minutes to complete. Your answers will be completely anonymous, and any contact information that you choose to provide will not be shared with any entity. This survey will be open until January 29, 2021--we appreciate your participation!

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* 1. How do those who don’t live or work in Morris perceive Morris as a community overall?

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* 2. Are the perceptions of Morris' existing image by those who don’t live or work in Morris accurate?

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* 3. How would you describe the “personality” of Morris: (Choose as many as 3 answers)

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* 4. What should the “personality” of Morris be to make it more appealing to families seeking new homes: (Choose as many as 3 answers)

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* 5. What should the “personality” of Morris be to make it more appealing to businesses seeking a new location: (Choose as many as 3 answers)

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* 6. When you chose your current home, how important were these factors in choosing its location?

  Very important Somewhat important Somewhat unimportant Very unimportant I don't know
Housing price
Local amenties
Lot size
Near employment
Near extended family
Property taxes
Schools

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* 7. Please rate each of the following aspects of quality of life in Morris:

  Excellent Above Average Average Below Average Awful I Don't Know
As a place to live
As a place to own a business
As place to raise a family
Community friendliness
Commuting ease
Cost of living
Downtown as an amenity
General safety
Overall appearance 

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* 8. How would you describe the quality of these Morris resources?

  Excellent Above Average Average Below Average Awful I Don't Know
Arts/Culture 
Bicycle Routes
Dining
Employment
Housing
Library
Parks
Schools
Shopping
Walkabilty
Water Sports
Youth Sports 

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* 9. Evaluate your experience at these downtown Morris events:

  Excellent Above Average Average Below Average Awful Never Attended
Home for the Holidays
Liberty 5K Run/Walk
2020 events to support downtown's businesses (during pandemic)
Liberty Arts Festival
French Hens Market
Cruise Nights
Corn Fest
Midnight in Morris
Ghouls Night Out 
Downtown Trick or Treat
Historic Walking Tours

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* 10. How important are these factors in defining Morris?

  Very important Somewhat important Somewhat unimportant Very unimportant I don't know
Dining options
Employment
Housing prices
Illinois River and water access
Local history, including the I & M Canal history
Parks 
Schools
Shopping options
Walkability

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