This survey is being sent out to all of the neighborhoods in Eugene trying to collect as much data as possible on how residents feel about the survey questions. This is survey number one in a series of surveys.
This survey closes at the end of Sunday, November 11 so the results can be forwarded to the city council ahead of Tuesday’s discussion on City Hall.
Eugene’s neighborhood associations are conducting the first in an ongoing series of surveys to increase the opportunities for public feedback on issues of general concern. The purpose of this survey is to provide another avenue of feedback that is similar to email/letters, personal meetings, and public testimony directed to city council and is not designed or intended to make statistical inferences about public opinion as a whole.
This survey has six questions and should take about one or two minutes to complete.
· Results from these surveys will be made public and presented to the Eugene City Council.
· All responses are anonymous
· This survey is exclusively for residents of the city of Eugene
· The survey software limits respondents to one submission
Thank you for taking the survey, we appreciate your feedback!
Over the past 5 years, Eugene’s population has grown and so have our public safety needs. While many creative programs have been applied to this problem to maximize resources and meet community needs, the growing demand continues to outpace capacity causing critical gaps in community safety and services.
In the past 5 years:
- Eugene 911 calls have increased 21%
- Police and 911 staffing has remained flat
- Average wait time has increased by 20 minutes
- Police are unable to respond to 1 out of 3 calls due to lack of patrol resources
(Note: These are calls about non-life threatening situations)
The City is collecting input from community members through phone surveys, outreach at community events, and an online survey. Please take a few minutes to participate in the online survey. This information will be summarized and shared with the City Council as they consider and discuss community safety this fall. The information will also be shared on the City’s website where you can learn more about Community Safety in Eugene.
The new Newsletter for June is being mailed out to SHiNA residents. This Newsletter includes a free Southwest Hills Neighborhood bumper sticker.
Eugene Police Chief Selection Process – Get Involved!
The City of Eugene has entered the “Hire” phase of our Police Chief Recruitment process. We have a talented pool of applicants and plan to host finalists for the position in Eugene the week of March 12th!
Our goal is to create opportunities for community members to get to know the finalists and for the finalists to get to know our community. There will be multiple opportunities for community members to engage with this process. Visit this website for more information on community opportunities to engage.
A Community Panel is scheduled for the morning of March 13th. The purpose of this panel is to offer the opportunity to engage with candidates and contribute in the selection of the next Police Chief to a broad spectrum of the community. Selected panelists will participate in small group interviews with each finalist.
If this opportunity interests you and you’re available on March 13th from 8:00am -10:30am please submit your name, contact information and a brief statement of interest (30 words or fewer) here>>
All interested parties must submit their interest statement no later than February 28th at 9pm (DEADLINE EXTENDED) using this form>>
City Councilors, the Mayor and City Manager will make final selections of individuals who will participate in this process.
Join us for a Community Forum open to everyone and viewable through webcast! Community members who attend the forum and those viewing from home can submit questions in advance or during the forum. This interactive forum will be held on March 13th from 5:30 – 6:30 pm at Harris Hall.
You can submit questions in advance or in person at the forum to be asked of finalists. Planning to watch on the web? Submit your questions by email through 6:00 pm. All questions will be reviewed, themed and asked of finalists as time permits.
What Do You Think?
People present can provide written feedback in person. Everyone can provide feedback by email. All feedback collected before Saturday March 17th at 9 pm will be compiled and shared as submitted to the City Manager for review.
Please fill out the Lane Transit District 10-minute Survey to tell the state how you travel and what you think about the available travel options.
Your participation will help inform future transportation options program investments in our community and expand transportation options and access for all.
This survey will close on February 23, 2018
To learn more about Point2point, visit the website at LTD.org/Point2point