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1 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Presentation to the Navajo County Board of Supervisors September 2, 2008 James Bowie

2 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Telephone survey 600 randomly-selected Navajo County adults April 25 to May 7 +/- 4 percent margin of error

3 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Focus Groups Show Low, August 19 Holbrook, August 20 Two-and-a-half hours each

4 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Are things in Navajo County heading in the right direction, or are they on the wrong track?

5 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Has Navajo County become a better or worse place to live since youve lived here?

6 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Satisfaction with life in Navajo County

7 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Most-liked aspects of life in Navajo County

8 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Least-liked aspects of life in Navajo County

9 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Focus groups on Navajo County quality of life Show Low This is the best-kept secret in Arizona Slower pace of life, safety, privacy, family But they fear that the secret is getting out Growth, traffic, forest use Growth is inevitable, and I hope that people do get a chance to get up and enjoy this area, but I hope we dont destroy the appearance and feel of the mountain up here. Thats what were all here for. If we can control that growth so that it is still beautiful, were all going to benefit.

10 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Focus groups on Navajo County quality of life Holbrook Wide-open spaces, small-town life, polite people Live here by choice, wouldnt live anywhere else The diversity of the people is a compelling point. It still has the sense of safety and lack of gangs, and yet a wide variety of people… Holbrook is a good example. My children can go to school with kids from all different backgrounds and it is enriching. Lack of retail options is seen as a problem

11 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Evaluation of County Services

12 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Overall Evaluation of Navajo County Services

13 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 How citizens receive information about County services and programs (multiple-response)

14 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Focus groups on Navajo County services Concern with roads, traffic (Show Low)

15 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Crime victimization in past year

16 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Do you feel safe outdoors in your neighborhood at night?

17 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Has the County crime rate increased during the past five years?

18 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Focus groups on Navajo County public safety Residents feel very safe Concern with drugs, particularly meth Concern with crimes committed by illegal immigrants

19 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Would you support a plan to increase the County sales tax to fund the jail?

20 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Why would you support raising the sales tax to fund the jail?

21 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Why would you oppose raising the sales tax to fund the jail?

22 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Support for varying levels of sales tax increases

23 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Message Testing

24 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Focus groups on jail and tax increase Show Low Jail is seen as overcrowded and ineffective Most would support a tax increase for the jail, but would like more specific information If this did happen, we would need to know where this money is going, really… I want to be able to come to them and say You show me where this money is going. Too many times, theres a tax or money being asked of us and its like oops, nothing happens.

25 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Focus groups on jail and tax increase Holbrook Jail facilities are seen as adequate; criticism of operation of jail Little support for tax increase

26 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Is traffic in your area getting worse?

27 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Where in Navajo County is traffic congestion the worst?

28 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Which measures would you support in order to relieve traffic in Navajo County?

29 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Focus groups on 4-day workweek for county offices Idea is generally viewed positively Energy savings Longer hours make it easier to visit county offices Possible drawbacks: Critical services would still need to be available Effect on county employees with children (school, daycare schedules)

30 Navajo County Citizen Survey 2008 Thank you! (928)


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