Surveys from Table & Campaign Event

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At the very successful Table & Campaign event, we didn't just kick off the campaign season with dignity and respect, we also heard from the attendees about the issues that matter most to them.

 

Table & Campaign Survey Results

QUESTION 1:  WHAT ARE THE TWO BIGGEST ISSUES FACING ROSWELL?

134 RESPONDENTS, 257 COMMENTS

  • #1 – DEVELOPMENT & REDEVELOPMENT (92)    

    • ANTI-DEVELOPMENT/TOO MUCH DEVELOPMENT (28)
    • RESPONSIBLE/BALANCED/MORE BIZ DEVELOPMENT (28)
    • REVITALIZE DYING/EMPTY CENTERS (20)
    • MORE/DIFFERENT TYPES/AFFORDABLE HOUSING (16)
  • #2 – TRAFFIC & TRANSPORTATION (79)
    • TRAFFIC (53)
    • WALKABILITY, RIDEABILITY, CONNECTIVITY (26)
  • #3 – COUNCIL DYSFUNCTION/LACK OF VISION/NEGATIVITY (29)
    • COUNCIL DYSFUNCTION (13)
    • COUNCIL/MAYOR LACK OF STRATEGY OR VISION (9)
    • COUNCIL/MAYOR TOO MUCH NEGATIVITY (7)
  • #4 – LACK OF DOWNTOWN PARKING (12)
  • #5 – TAXES (6)
  • #6 – DIVISION IN OUR COMMUNITY (6)
  • #7 – PROTECT HISTORY, HISTORIC DISTRICT, NEIGHBORHOODS (5)
  • #8 - CRIME (3)
  • #9 - TOO MANY SPEED TRAPS (2)

QUESTION 2:  IF YOU WERE GIVEN $5 MILLION TO SPEND IN A WAY THAT WOULD BENEFIT ROSWELL, HOW WOULD YOU SPEND IT?          

130 RESPONDENTS, 201 COMMENTS

Top 3 Responses

  • #1 – WALKING & BIKE TRAILS, PARKS, CITY GREEN (50)

    • WALKING TRAILS/BIKE TRAILS/WALKABILITY (20)
    • PARKS/GREENSPACE (19)
    • CITY GREEN (11)
  • #2 – TRAFFIC IMPROVEMENTS (38)
    • TRAFFIC (26)
    • TRANSPORTATION IMPROVEMENTS (10)
    • GOLF CARTS (2)
  • #3 - ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT & REDEVELOPMENT (23)
  • #4 – DOWNTOWN PARKING (16)
  • #5  – ART MUSEUM/FINE ARTS/PERFORMING ARTS (8)
  • #6   - INFRASTRUCTURE(7)
  • #7 OTHERS:                  
    • AFFORDABLE HOUSING (6)
    • EDUCATION (5)
    • INVEST IN HISTORIC PROPERTIES (4)
    • HIRE A CITY PLANNER (3)
    • COMMUNITY SPACES (2)
    • PUBLIC SAFETY INPROVEMENTS (2)
    • NEW COMMUNITY EVENTS (2)
    • PROMOTE SOLAR (2)

QUESTION 3:  AS A ROSWELL RESIDENT, WHAT IS SOMETHInG ABOUT ROSWELL THAT YOU REGULARLY BRAG ABOUT TO FRIENDS THAT LIVE IN OTHER CITIES?

129 RESPONDENTS, 236 COMMENTS

Top 3 responses

  • #1 – PARKS/REC DEPT/GREEN SPACE (51)

    • PARKS (39)

    • REC DEPT (7)

    • GREEN SPACE (5)

  • #2 – THE PEOPLE/THE COMMUNITY (31)

    • THE PEOPLE (20)

    • THE COMMUNITY (11)

  • #3 – HISTORY/HISTORIC HOMES/HISTORIC DISTRICT (27)

    • HISTORY (9)

    • HISTORIC DISTRICT (9)

    • HISTORIC HOMES (6)

    • DEVELOPMENT OF HISTORIC AREAS (3)

  • #4 – RESTAURANTS/BARS (21)

  • #5 – CANTON STREET (19)

  • #6 – QUALITY OF LIFE (18)

  • #7 – SMALL TOWN FEEL (17)

  • #8 – THE RIVER (11)

  • OTHERS (41)

  • SCHOOLS (6)

  • LOCATION (5)

  • COMMUNITY EVENTS (3)

  • DIVERSE CITY (2)

QUESTION 4:  DID YOU KNOW THAT THE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS FOR THE LAST COUPLE OF YEARS HAVE BEEN VERY CONTENTIOUS? WE SEE THIS ON A NATIONAL LEVEL AS WELL.  IS THIS JUST HEALTH DEBATE OR IS IT COUNTERPRODUCTIVE?           

117 RESPONDENTS, 129  COMMENTS          

  • #1 – COUNTERPRODUCTIVE (101)

  • #2 – HEALTHY (16)

  • #3 – BOTH , COUNTERPROUCTIVE BUT HEALTHY (12)    

QUESTION 5:  REGARDING TRAFFIC, WHAT ARE THE TWO INTERSECTIONS IN ROSWELL YOU WOULD HIGHLIGHT FOR IMPROVEMENT?          

128 RESPONDENTS, 209 COMMENTS(305 TRAFFIC NODES (ROADS + INTERSECTIONS)

  • #1 – HOLCOMB BRIDGE ROAD (83)

    • AT HIGHWAY 400 (34)
    • AT HIGHWAY 9 (19) - “HOLCOMB BRIDGE ROAD” (12)
    • OTHER (18)
  • #2 – HIGHWAY 9 (80)
    • AT RIVERSIDE/ATLANTA ST (31)
    • AT HOLCOMB BRIDGE ROAD (19)
    • AT OXBO/THE SQUARE (9)
    • AT MANSELL ROAD (8)
    • OTHER (13)
  • #3 – THE HISTORIC DISTRICT (52)
    • THE FIVE POINT INTERSECTION (25)
    • OTHER (27)
  • #4 – HIGHWAY 400 (33)
  • #5 – THE RIVER (29)
  • #6 - OTHERS:
    • MISC WEST SIDE (18)
    • MISC EAST SIDE (5)
    • GENERAL IMPROVEMENTS (5)
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