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.

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* 1. Please rate each of the following aspects of Quality of Life in Hudson:

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

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* 2. Please rate each of the following Recreational/Environmental characteristics as they relate to Hudson as a whole:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Quality of overall natural environment in Hudson
Recreational opportunities
Air quality
Noise quality
Availability for recycling

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

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Traffic flow on major streets
Ease of travel by car in Hudson
Ease of travel by bicycle in Hudson
Ease of walking in Hudson
Availability of paths and walking trails

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

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Employment opportunities
Cost of living in Hudson
Overall quality of business and service establishments in Hudson
Vibrant downtown/commercial area
Shopping opportunities
Overall economic health of Hudson
Availability of affordable quality food 
Availability of affordable quality health care
Availability of affordable quality mental health care
Availability of affordable quality housing

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* 5. Please rate each of the following Community Services characteristics as they relate to living in Hudson:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Opportunities to volunteer
Opportunities to participate in community matters
Overall quality of new development in Hudson
Overall "built environment" of Hudson (buildings, parks, roads, et.)
Availability of affordable quality child care/preschool
K-12 education
Adult educational opportunities
Overall opportunities for education and enrichment
Opportunities to participate in religious or spiritual events and activities
Health and wellness opportunities

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

  2 times a week or more 2-4 times a month or more Once a month or less Not at all
Used Hudson recreation centers or their services
Visited a town park
Used Hudson public libraries or their services
Participated in religious or spiritual activities in Hudson
Attended a town sponsored event
Walked or biked instead of driving
Volunteered your time to some group/activity in Hudson
Participated in a club in Hudson
Talked to or visited with your immediate neighbors
Recycling
Purchased goods or services from a business located in Hudson

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* 7. Please rate the quality of each of the following services in Hudson:

  Excellent Good Fair Poor Don't know
Police services
Sheriff services
Fire services
Ambulance or emergency medical services
Street repair
Street cleaning
Street lighting
Snow removal
Sidewalk maintenance
Garbage collection
Recycling
Yard waste pick-up
Storm drainage
Drinking water
Sewer services
Town parks
Recreational programs or classes
Recreational 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
Internet services

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* 8. Please indicate whether or not you or other household members have done the following in the past 12 months.

  No Yes
Reported a code violation or other hazard in Hudson (weeds, abandoned buildings, etc.)
Household member was a victim of a crime in Hudson
Reported a crime to the police in Hudson
Campaigned or advocated for an issue, cause or candidate
Contacted the Town of Hudson (in-person, by phone, email) for help or information
Contacted Hudson elected officials (in-person, by phone, email) to express your opinion

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

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

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* 10. Thinking about local public meetings (of local elected officials like Town Council or County Commissioners, advisory boards, school board, neighborhood watch, etc.), in the last 12 months, about how many times, if at all, have you or other household members attended or spoke at a local public meeting?

  2 times a week or more 2-4 times a month or more Once a month or less Not at all
Attended a local public meeting
Spoke at a local public meeting

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* 11. Please rate how important, if at all, you think it is for the Hudson 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 Hudson
Quality of overall “natural environment” (parks, open spaces, etc.) in Hudson
Overall “built environment” of Hudson (buildings, schools, public works, etc.)
Health and wellness opportunities in Hudson (recreation, health svs, etc.)
Overall opportunities for education and enrichment (cultural, arts, etc.)
Overall economic health of Hudson (commerce, employment, etc.)
Sense of community (events, activities, volunteering, etc.)

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* 12. Please rate the importance of each of the following for the future of Hudson.

  Essential Very important Somewhat important Not important at all
Attracting new business and industry
Supporting and retaining existing businesses
Job creation
Increasing home ownership
Increasing residential development
Increasing business development
Improving bicycle and pedestrian access (trails, sidewalks, etc.)
Improving public safety
Cultural events/festivals

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* 13. 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
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)