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* 1. When in the City, how frequently do you use one of the dog runs in Riverside Park?

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* 2. When do you usually use the dog run?  Check all that apply for days and times.

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* 3. Which dog run do you frequent most often?

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* 4. Besides your usual dog run, do you use any of the other dog runs in Riverside Park?

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* 5. How important do you consider the following when deciding to use a dog run?  Please rate from 1 to 5 with 1 being unimportant and 5 being of critical importance

  Unimportant
1.
2. 3. 4. Critical
5.
Use of a tub and/or hose for dogs in the summer months.
Proximity to your home.
The community of dogs and their owners using that run.
The overall cleanliness and general condition of the run
Desired park features or amenities, e.g. view, shade, restaurant nearby
Condition of run surface - neither muddy or dusty

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* 6. Do you and your dog participate in off-leash play at permitted times in designated areas of the Park?

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* 7. Below is a list of possible projects to benefit dogs and their owners in the Park.  With limited funds and a desire to maximize benefits, on a scale  of 1 -5 from  "hate it' to "love it" please rate the following:

  HATE IT!
1.
2. 3. 4. LOVE IT!
5.
Re-grading the run surface twice a year to significantly reduce muddy or dusty conditions.  Will require closing of run for four hours each time.
Upgrade existing run fixtures including those for accessing water and storing tools.
Take steps to address the growing rat problem around the dog runs by installing better garbage cans and funding more frequent garbage removal. 
Improve run safety at night and Install lighting in dog runs as needed
Fund the hiring of an employee dedicated to maintaining the dog runs. Responsibilities to include sweeping, raking, refilling poop bag dispensers, snow and leaf removal, light repairs to gates, latches and fencing.  Would also provide uniform presence to discourage misuse of run 
Rebuild sub-surface of dog run to improve drainage and eliminate muddy or dusty conditions but will also require run closure for a period of 1 to 3 months. 
Fund dog-friendly improvements in designated off-leash areas including  the installation of poop bag dispensers, pet accessible water fountains or benches
Install dog friendly amenities in the Park such as agility equipment.

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* 8. Below is a list of the same projects.  Please SELECT ONLY THREE projects you consider most important and rank them in priority order of first, second and third:

  First Second Third
Fund the hiring of an employee dedicated to maintaining the dog runs. Responsibilities to include sweeping, raking, refilling poop bag dispensers, snow and leaf removal, light repairs to gates, latches and fencing.  Would also provide uniform presence to discourage misuse of run 
Upgrade existing run fixtures including those for accessing water and storing tools.
Fund dog-friendly improvements in designated off-leash areas including  the installation of poop bag dispensers, pet accessible water fountains or benches
Take steps to address the growing rat problem around the dog runs by installing better garbage cans and funding more frequent garbage removal. 
Rebuild sub-surface of dog run to improve drainage and eliminate muddy or dusty conditions but will also require run closure for a period of 1 to 3 months. 
Improve run safety at night and Install lighting in dog runs as needed
Re-grading the run surface twice a year to significantly reduce muddy or dusty conditions.  Will require closing of run for four hours each time.
Install dog friendly amenities in the Park such as agility equipment.

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* 9. Are you aware that the dog runs in Riverside Park are entirely dependent private donations for the entire cost of renovations, repairs and maintenance? 

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* 10. Have you ever made a financial donation to any of the dog runs in Riverside Park?

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* 11. If you have donated to the dog run in the past, can you tell us which of the following was effective in inspiring you to respond and donate?

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* 12. Are you interested becoming a dog run volunteer?

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* 13. If you are interested in volunteering which of the following volunteer activities would be of interest to you?  Check all that apply.

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* 14. If you are interested in voluteering, making a donation or being kept updated on the dog runs in Riverside Park, please provide your contact information below:

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