City of Valdez Harbor Survey - Harbor-Related Business & Leaseholders
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The City of Valdez has hired R&M Consultants and Northern Economics to estimate the economic impact of harbor-related and harbor-impacted activity in Valdez. Information collected from this survey will be combined with other surveys and used to estimate economic activity. Please return this survey no later than October 15, 2013.

This survey is directed toward businesses and leaseholders operating on port or harbor land and harbor-related businesses in the community. Information collected from this survey will help determine the amount of local employment and sales generated by harbor activity. This survey should be completed by the owner or authorized manager of the business. All individual answers will be held in strict confidence, and will be grouped with other similar surveys for reporting.
 
User Information 
 
Required 1.
Please enter the information indicated below. 
(Owners of multiple businesses should fill out a separate survey for each business location)            

First Name:
Last Name:
Company Name:
Work Phone:
Email Address:
emailaddress@xyz.com
Address 1:
Address 2:
City:
State/Province
(US/Canada):
Postal Code:

Business Information 
 
2.

What is your primary product or service of this business? (This is the primary activity you reported when applying for your Alaska Business License.)

 

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3.

What goods and services do you provide at this business location? Please check all that apply.

Groceries/general items
Souvenirs/gifts
Food/beverage (packaged)
Food/beverage (prepared, restaurants)
Wash facilities (showers, washer/dryer, etc.)
Sporting goods
Clothing
Lodging
Transportation (rental vehicles/vessels)
Transportation (taxi service, other)
Fuels, oil, etc. (vessel or vehicle)
Engine repair
Electronics repair
Vessel repair
Do you provide other services not listed above? If so, please describe:
  • Comment:

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4.
Do you have other, similar businesses at locations within Valdez but away from the harbor?  (please fill out a separate survey for each business location)
Yes
No
Employee Information 
 
5.

In a typical year, approximately how many year-round/permanent employees do you average at this business location? Owners that work at a store should include themselves. 

 

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6.
How many additional seasonal/temporary employees do you have at this business location during your typical peak season?


 

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7.

How many total hours do your seasonal/temporary employees work at this business location in a typical season? (Example: A seasonal employee working 40 hours per week would work about 160 hours a month and 480 hours in a three month season.)

 

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8.
What percent (%) of seasonal/temporary employees at this business location are permanent residents of Valdez?
 

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9.

What percent of seasonal/temporary employees at this business location are permanent residents of this region (includes Valdez)?

 

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10.
What percent (%) of seasonal/temporary employees at this business location are permanent residents of Alaska (includes region/Valdez)?
 

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Operating Information
 
11.
Is this business location open year-round?
Yes
No
12.
If your business is not open year-round, please list the months it is closed.
 

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13.
What are your typical total annual expenses for this location (in U.S. dollars)?


 

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14.

Approximately what percent (%) of this location's business expenses is paid to other private businesses in Valdez?

 

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15.
Please list your business' top two major categories of purchases from local, private businesses (e.g., office supplies, repair and maintenance services).
 

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16.

Approximately what percent (%) of this location's business expenses is paid to local governments? This includes local taxes, fees, and lease payments to the harbor.

 

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17.
Approximately what percent (%) of this business location's sales are a direct result of harbor activity?
 

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