Community Information

Please complete this citizen survey if you are the adult (age 18 or older) in the household. Please select the response that most closely represents your opinion for each question.

Your responses are anonymous and will be reported in group form only.

* 1. Please rate each of the following aspects of quality of life in Liberty:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Liberty as a place to live
Your neighborhood as a place to live
Liberty as a place to raise children
Liberty as a place to work
Liberty as a place to visit
Liberty as a place to retire
Opportunities to participate in social events and activities
Opportunities to volunteer
Opportunities to participate in community matters
Opportunities to attend cultural/arts/music events
Opportunities to participate in religious or spiritual activities
Openness and acceptance of the community toward people of diverse backgrounds
Neighborliness of residents in Liberty
Cleanliness of Liberty
Overall appearance of Liberty
Overall image or reputation of Liberty
The overall quality of life in Liberty

* 2. Please rate each of the following as they relate to Liberty as a whole:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Overall feeling of safety in Liberty
Quality of overall natural environment in Liberty
Overall “built environment” of Liberty (including overall design, buildings, parks, etc.)
Health and wellness opportunities in Liberty
Overall opportunities for education and enrichment
Overall economic health of Liberty

* 3. Please rate each of the following characteristics as they relate to Liberty as a whole:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Traffic flow on major streets
Ease of public parking
Ease of travel by bicycle in Liberty
Ease of walking in Liberty
Availability of paths and walking trails
Air quality
Public places where people want to spend time
Variety of housing options
Availability of affordable quality housing
Fitness opportunities (including exercise classes and paths or trails, etc.)
Recreational opportunities
Availability of affordable quality food
Availability of affordable quality health care
Availability of preventive health services
Availability of affordable quality mental health care

* 4. Please rate each of the following characteristics as they relate to living in Liberty:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Availability of affordable quality child care/preschool
K-12 education
Adult educational opportunities
Employment opportunities
Shopping opportunities
Cost of living in Liberty
Overall quality of business and service establishments in Liberty
Vibrant downtown/commercial area

* 5. Please indicate how likely or unlikely you are to do each of the following:

  Very likely Somewhat likely Somewhat unlikely Very unlikely Don't know
Recommend living in Liberty to someone who asks
Remain in Liberty for the next five years

* 6. Which of the following are important reasons for living in Liberty? (Choose all that apply)

* 7. In the last 12 months, about how many times, if at all, have you or other household members done each of the following?

  Once a week or more Once a month or more Once a year or more Never
Shopped downtown
Participated in religious or spiritual activities in Liberty
Attended a local public meeting
Attended a town hall meeting
Contacted the Town of Liberty (in-person, by phone, email) for help or information
Contacted Liberty elected officials (in-person, by phone, email) to express your opinion
Attended a Town-sponsored event/festival
Volunteered your time to some group/activity in Liberty
Participated in a club in Liberty

* 8. Please rate the quality of each of the following services in Liberty:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Police services
Sheriff services
Fire services
Ambulance or emergency medical services
Crime prevention
Fire prevention and education
Street repair
Street cleaning
Street lighting
Snow removal
Sidewalk maintenance
Garbage collection
Recycling
Yard waste pick-up
Storm drainage
Drinking water
Sewer services
Utility billing
Community centers or facilities
Land use, planning and zoning
Code enforcement (weeds, abandoned buildings, etc.)
Animal control
Economic development
Health services
Public library services
Town-sponsored special events
Overall customer service by Liberty employees (utility clerks, etc.)

* 9. Please rate the following categories of Liberty government performance:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
The value of services for the taxes paid to Liberty
The overall direction that Liberty is taking
The job Liberty government does at welcoming citizen involvement
Overall confidence in Liberty government
Generally acting in the best interest of the community
Treating all residents fairly

* 10. Please rate how important, if at all, you think it is for the Liberty community to focus on each of the following in the next five years:

  Essential Very important Somewhat important Not at all important
Overall feeling of safety in Liberty (police, fire protection, etc.)
Quality of overall “natural environment” (parks, open spaces, etc.) in Liberty
Overall “built environment” of Liberty (buildings, schools, public works, etc.)
Increased residential growth
Health and wellness opportunities in Liberty (recreation, health svs, etc.)
Overall opportunities for education and enrichment (cultural, arts, etc.)
Overall economic health of Liberty (commerce, employment, etc.)
Sense of community (events, activities, volunteering, etc.)

* 11. Please rate the importance of each of the following for the future of Liberty.

  Strongly support Somewhat support Somewhat oppose Strongly oppose Don't know
Attracting new business (commercial)
Attracting new business (industry)
Supporting and retaining existing businesses
Increasing residential growth
Improving the appearance of the Town
Downtown revitalization
Improving recreational opportunities (bicycle and pedestrian trails, parks, etc.)
Improving public safety
Cultural events/festivals

* 12. To what extent would you support or oppose prioritizing funding for each of the following identified town services/projects?

  Strongly support Somewhat support Somewhat oppose Strongly Oppose Don't know
Street Paving and Construction
Parks, Recreation & Trails
Downtown Redevelopment
Town Facilities (Town Hall, library, etc.)
Emergency Response Vehicles (Fire trucks, police vehicles, etc.)
Infrastructure Improvements (sewer, water, drainage)
Cleaning initiatives (i.e. litter cleanup, mowing, etc.)
Community Marketing (efforts to impact perception of town image)

* 13. Please indicate to what extent would you support or oppose a tax increase to fund each of the following identified town services/projects?

  Strongly support Somewhat support Somewhat oppose Strongly oppose Don't know
Street Paving and Construction
Parks, Recreation & Trails
Downtown Redevelopment
Town Facilities
Emergency Response Vehicles (Fire trucks, police vehicles, etc.)
Infrastructure Improvements (sewer, water, drainage)  
Cleaning initiatives (i.e. litter cleanup, mowing, etc.)

* 14. What have you seen in other communities that you would like to see in Liberty?

* 15. What kind of businesses (commercial/professional) would you like to see in Liberty?

* 16. What are Liberty’s positives as a place to live, work, visit and do business?

* 17. What are Liberty’s weaknesses or challenges to overcome as a place to live, work, visit and do business?

* 18. Do you believe growth and new development would be beneficial to the community?

* 19. If you have any comments in general about life in Liberty and its future, please let us know.

Our last questions are about you and your household. Again, all of your responses to this survey are completely anonymous and will be reported in group form only.

* 20. In which category is your age?

* 21. What is your gender?

* 22. How many years have you lived in Liberty?

* 23. Please indicate how you would most likely want to receive information about the Town government and its activities, events and services. (Choose all that apply)

Thank you for completing this survey!

By doing so you have contributed to the betterment of Liberty and its future growth.

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