West Elgin Resident Survey

The Municipality of West Elgin is in the process of developing a Community Development Tool Kit to support and enhance the Municipality's communities. As part of this initiative, Elgin County is working with the Municipality and the West Elgin Economic Development Committee to undertake a Resident’s Survey to gauge people’s opinions and perceptions of the community and in particular the local retail environment. The survey is one tool being used to accomplish this task.
We encourage you to participate in this questionnaire and share your perspectives, insights, and ideas. Your input matters! The questionnaire will take approximately 10-15 minutes to complete. All responses will be kept confidential and results will be presented in an aggregated format only.

* 1. What is your home postal code?

* 2. How often do you shop at the following locations?

  More than once a week Once a week More than once a month Once a month Rarely
Rodney
West Lorne
Glencoe
Ridgetown
Chatham
St. Thomas
London
Other

* 3. Where do you travel for the majority of the following

  Rodney West Lorne Glencoe Ridgetown Chatham St. Thomas London
Quick errands (gas, convenience store)
Grocery shopping
Clothing Shopping
Furniture, appliance, TV, electronics shopping
Automotive supply stores
Automotive repair
Hardware, paint, plumbing stores
Pharmacy and drug stores
Medical appointments (doctor, dentist)
Restaurants
Coffee shops
Personal care(hair/nail salon)
Culture and entertainment
Recreation and activities
Work
Other

* 4. How often do you visit West Elgin's businesses rather than travelling elsewhere for the following?

  More than once a week Once a week More than once a month Once a month Rarely
Quick errands (gas, convenience store)
Grocery shopping
Clothing shopping
Furniture, appliance, TV, electronics shopping
Automotive supply stores
Automotive repair
Hardware, paint, plumbing stores
Pharmacy and drug stores
Medical appointments (doctor, dentist)
Restaurants
Coffee shops
Personal care (hair/nail salon)
Culture and entertainment
Recreation and activites
Work
Other

* 5. If stores in West Elgin offered extended hours, when would you most likely shop?

* 6. Please choose the types of businesses that you feel are needed in West Elgin?

* 7. How strongly do you agree/disagree with the following statement?

  Strongly agree Somewhat agree Neither agree nor disagree Somewhat disagree Strongly disagree
Stores in West Elgin are open when I want to shop
Stores in West Elgin have the products and services I want
I try to shop in West Elgin whenever I can
I am happy with West Elgin's recreation facilities and programs
I am happy with West Elgin's entertainment and cultural options

* 8. What are the unique features our community has that attracts visitors to stop, shop, and visit?

* 9. Please identify three words that reflect your perception of West Elgin?

* 10. What do you like and/or dislike about West Elgin's communities?

* 11. Please list any community events you have attended in the past year (Home for Christmas, Canada Day, Cactus Cattle and Cowboys, Rodney Fair, Fish Fry etc.)

* 12. What forms of media do you rely on for information on local events, promotions etc?

* 13. What are West Elgin's tourism attractions/locations?

* 14. Which community assets do you like best? (facilities, parks, beach etc)

* 15. Do you see a need for enhanced transportation services in West Elgin?

* 16. What form of transportation services would you like to see?

* 17. What is your household size?

* 18. What community do you live in?

* 19. How long have you lived in your community?

* 20. What is your age?

* 21. What is your household's annual income?

* 22. If you would like to be a part of the Community Visioning Workshop please call Spencer Pray, Deputy Clerk 519-785-0560 x 222.  Or share your email/phone number below to receive updates and information on this project.

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