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Town of Erie 2017 Citizen Survey

Feedback Sought on Quality of Life
and Town Services

ERIE, CO – Beginning the first week of April, 3,000 randomly selected Erie households will be invited to participate in the 2017 Town of Erie Citizen Survey. A pre-survey postcard and two mailings of the survey will be sent to each of the selected households. All randomly selected households are encouraged to participate and complete the survey.

NEW THIS YEAR! An opt-in online survey will be available on the Town’s website to all residents beginning May 8, 2017.  If your household did not receive a survey in the mail, you are encouraged to participate in the online survey.

The final report with survey results will be made available to the public this summer.

The 2017 Town of Erie Citizen Survey is designed to better understand our citizens’ thoughts about a variety of issues including: quality of life; quality of services; safety and community engagement. Information obtained through the survey will assist the Board of Trustees and Town staff in improving service delivery and identifying spending priorities. The survey results will serve as an important measure of the Town of Erie’s performance and will include the benefit of comparability with other jurisdictions.

This is the third year the Town of Erie has contracted to participate in the National Citizen Survey (NCS). The previous surveys were conducted in 2013 and 2015. The NCS is a service of the National Research Center and the International City/County Management Association (ICMA). The NCS has been designed to complement the work of ICMA’s Center for Performance Measurement. The 2017 Town of Erie Citizen Survey will have a statistically valid margin of error of +/- 3%. With this margin of error, you may conclude that when 60% of survey respondents report that a particular service is “excellent” or “good” somewhere between 57% and 63% of all Erie residents are likely to feel the same way.

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For more information, please contact Fred Diehl at or 303-926-2764.

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