City of Robinson 2017 Citizen Survey
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Please share your feedback on being a citizen of the City of Robinson so we can best meet your needs. 

During the survey please select the response that most closely represents your opinion for each question. Your responses are kept anonymous and will be reported in group form only.
 
Required 1.

In order for the City to ensure only responses from Robinson residents are taken into consideration we are requiring you to enter your street address below. This is for compilation purposes ONLY. 

 

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2.
Please rate each of the following aspects of quality of life in Robinson:

 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Robinson as a place to live
Your neighborhood as a place to live
Robinson as a place to raise children
Robinson as a place to work
Robinson as a place to visit
Robinson as a place to retire
The overall quality of life in Robinson
3.
Please rate each of the following characteristics as they relate to Robinson as a whole:


 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Overall feeling of safety in Robinson
Overall ease of getting to the places you usually have to visit
Quality of overall natural environment in Robinson
Overall "built environment" of Robinson (including overall design, buildings, parks and transportation systems)
Health and wellness opportunities in Robinson
Overall opportunities for education
Overall economic health of Robinson
Sense of community
Overall image or reputation of Robinson
4.
Please indicate how likely or unlikely you are to do each of the following:


 Don't Know Very Unlikely Somewhat Unlikely Somewhat likely Very likely 
Recommend living in Robinson to someone who asks
Remain in Robinson for the next five years
5.
Please rate how safe or unsafe you feel


 Don't Know Very unsafe Somewhat unsafe Neither safe nor unsafe Somewhat safe Very Safe 
In your neighborhood during the day
In Robinson's downtown/commercial area during the day
6.
Please rate each of the following characteristics as they relate to Robinson as a whole:



 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Traffic flow on major streets
Ease of public parking
Ease of travel by car in Robinson
Ease of travel by bicycle in Robinson
Ease of walking in Robinson
Availability of paths and walking trails
7.
Please rate each of the following characteristics as they relate to Robinson as a whole:



 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Air quality
Cleanliness of Robinson
Overall appearance of Robinson
Public places where people want to spend time
Variety of housing options
Availability of affordable quality housing
Fitness opportunities (including exercise classes and paths or trails, etc.)
8.
Please rate each of the following characteristics as they relate to Robinson as a whole:



 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Recreational opportunities
Availability of affordable quality food
Availability of affordable quality health care
Availability of preventive health services
Availability of affordable quality of mental health care
9.
Please rate each of the following characteristics as they relate to Robinson as a whole:




 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Availability of affordable quality child care/preschool
K-12 education
Adult educational opportunities
Opportunities to attend cultural/arts/music activities
Opportunities to participate in religious or spiritual events and activities
Employment opportunities
10.
Please rate each of the following characteristics as they relate to Robinson as a whole:




 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Shopping opportunities
Cost of living in Robinson
Overall quality of business and service establishment in Robinson
Vibrant downtown/commercial area
Overall quality of new development in Robinson
Opportunities to participate in social events and activities
11.
Please rate each of the following characteristics as they relate to Robinson as a whole:




 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Opportunities to volunteer
Opportunities to participate in community matters
Openness and acceptance of the community toward people of diverse backgrounds
Neighborliness of residents in Robinson
12.
Please indicate whether or not you have done each of the following in the last 12 months.





 No Yes    
Made efforts to conserve water    
Made efforts to make your home more energy efficient    
Observed a code violation or other hazard in Robinson (weeds, abandoned buildings, etc.)    
Had a household member that was a victim of a crime in Robinson    
Reported a crime to the police in Robinson    
Stocked supplies in preparation for an emergency    
Campaigned or advocated for an issue, cause or candidate    
Contacted the City of Robinson (in-person, phone, email or web) for help or information    
Contacted Robinson elected officials (in-person, phone, email or web) to express your opinion    
13.
In the last 12 months, about how many times, if at all, have you or other household members done each of the following in Robinson?






 Not at all Once a month or less 2-4 times a month 2 times a week or more  
Used Robinson's park rental facilities  
Visited a neighborhood park or City park  
Participated in religious or spiritual activities in Robinson  
Attended a City-sponsored event  
Carpooled with other adults or children instead of driving alone  
Walked or biked instead of driving  
Volunteered your time to some group/activity in Robinson  
Participated in a club  
Talked to or visited with your immediate neighbors  
Done a favor for a neighbor  
14.
Thinking about local public meetings (of local elected officials like City Council or County Commissioners, advisory boards, town halls, HOA, neighborhood watch, etc.), in the last 12 months, about how many times, if at all, have you or other household members attended  a local public meeting?







 Not at all Once a month or less 2-4 times a month 2 times a week or more  
Attended a local public meeting  
Watched (online or on television) a local public meeting  
15.
Please rate the quality of each of the following services in Robinson:







 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Police Services
Fire Services
Ambulance or emergency medical services
Crime Prevention
Fire prevention and education
Traffic enforcement
Street repair
16.
Please rate the quality of each of the following services in Robinson:







 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Street cleaning
Street lighting
Sidewalk maintenance
Traffic signal timing
Garbage Collection
Yard waste pick-up
17.
Please rate the quality of each of the following services in Robinson:







 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Storm drainage
Drinking water
Sewer services
Power (electric and/or gas) utility
Utility billing
18.
Please rate the quality of each of the following services in Robinson:







 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
City Park
Land use, planning and zoning
Code enforcement (weeds, abandoned buildings, etc.)
Animal control
Economic development
Health services
19.
Please rate the quality of each of the following services in Robinson:







 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
Public information services
Cable television
Emergency preparedness (services that prepare the community for natural disasters or other emergency situations)
Preservation of natural areas such as open space, farmlands and greenbelts
Robinson open space
City-sponsored special events
Overall customer service by Robinson employees (police, receptionists, planners, etc)
20.
Please rate the following categories of Robinson government performance:









 Don't Know Poor Fair Good Excellent 
The value of services for the taxes paid to Robinson
The overall direction that Robinson is taking
Overall confidence in Robinson government
Generally acting in the best interest of the community
Being honest
Treating all residents fairly
21.
Please rate how important, if at all, you think it is for the Robinson community to focus on each of the following in the coming two years:










 Not a priority Medium priority High priority   
Public safety/fire rescue   
Centralized City Hall/City offices   
Public transportation   
Open space and new parks   
New transportation infrastructure   
Recycling   
22.
Please rate how important, if at all, you think it is for the Robinson community to focus on each of the following in the coming two years:










 Not a priority Medium priority High priority   
Public library   
Creation of a downtown   
Historic downtown   
Automatic meter reading   
Access to live council meetings (e.g. via social media outlets)   
Post Office   
23.
Please indicate how much of a source, if at all, you consider each of the following to be for obtaining information about the City government and its activities, events and services.











 Not a source Minor source Major source   
City website (www.RobinsonTexas.or-
g)
  
Local newspaper   
City electronic newsletter   
City paper newsletter (Newsletter sent with Utility Paper Billing)   
City communications via social media (Facebook & Twitter)   
Non city communications via social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc)   
City Council Meetings and other public meetings   
24.
Please indicate how much of a source, if at all, you consider each of the following to be for obtaining information about the City government and its activities, events and services.











 Not a source Minor source Major source   
City online annual report   
Talking with City officials   
Talking with City Manager   
Water bill inserts   
Word-of-mouth   
Homeowner's Association communications   
25.
Please indicate how much of a priority, if at all, each of the following amenities are to you for improving the quality of life in Robinson.












 not a priority Medium priority High priority   
Hike and bike trail system   
Bike share program   
Outdoor entertainment venue   
Retail, restaurant and entertainment options   
Outdoor/adventure activities (e.g., zip line, wake boarding, skate boarding)   
Community events (e.g., festival, movie in the parks, Easter egg hunt   
26.
Please indicate how much of a priority, if at all, each of the following amenities are to you for improving the quality of life in Robinson.












 not a priority Medium priority High priority   
Creating/preserving open lands   
Performing arts center   
Recreation center   
Sports facilities   
27.
How visible is the Robinson Police Department in your neighborhood and throughout the City (marked cars, foot, or bike)?  

Very visible
Somewhat visible
Not at all visible
Don't know
Our last questions are about you and your household. Again, all of your responses to this survey are completely anonymous and will be reported in group form only.
 
28.
How often, if at all, do you do each of the following, considering all of the times you could?













 Never Rarely Sometimes Usually Always  
Recycle at home  
Purchase goods or services from business located in Robinson  
Eat at least 5 portions of fruits and vegetables a day  
Participate in moderate or vigorous physical activity  
Read or watch local news (via television, paper, computer, etc.)  
Vote in local elections  
29.
Would you say that in general your health is:


Excellent
Very good
Good
Fair
Poor
30.
What impact, if any, do you think the economy will have on your family income in the next 6 months? Do you think the impact will be:



Very positive
Somewhat positive
Neutral
Somewhat negative
Very negative
31.
What is your employment status?




Working full time for pay
Working part time for pay
Unemployed, looking for paid work
Unemployed, not looking for paid work
Fully retired
32.
Do you work inside the boundaries of Robinson?





Yes, outside of the home
Yes, from home
No
33.
How many years have you lived in Robinson? 






Less than 2 years
2-5 years
6-10 years
11-20 years
More than 20 years
34.
Which best describes the building you live in?







One family house detached from any other houses
Building with two or more homes (duplex, townhome, or condominium)
Mobile home
Other
35.
Is this house, duplex or mobile home:








Rented
Owned
36.
About how much is your monthly housing cost for the place you live (including rent, mortgage payment, property tax, property insurance and homeowners' association (HOA) fees)?









Less than $300 per month
$300 to $599 per month
$600 to $999 per month
$1,000 to $1,499 per month
$1,500 to $2,499 per month
$2,500 or more per month
37.
Do any children 17 or under live in your household?










Yes
No
38.
Are you or any other members of your household aged 65 or older?











Yes
No
39.
How much do you anticipate your household's total income before taxes will be for the current year? (Please include in your total income money from all sources for all persons living in your household.)












Less than $25,000
$25,000 to $49,999
$50,000 to $99,999
$100,000 to $149,999
$150,000 or more
40.
Are you Spanish, Hispanic or Latino?












No, not Spanish, Hispanic or Latino
Yes, I consider myself to be Spanish, Hispanic or Latino
41.
What is your race? (Mark one or more races to indicate what race you consider yourself to be.)













American Indian or Alaskan Native
Asian, Asian Indian or Pacific Islander
Black or African American
White
Other
42.
In which category is your age?














18-24 years
25-34 years
35-44 years
45-54 years
55-64 years
65-74 years
75 years or older
43.
 
What is your sex?















Female
Male
44.
Do you consider a cell phone or land line your primary telephone number?















Cell
Land line
Both
45.
Which ways do you prefer we communicate with you? Please select all that apply.
Phone
Email
Online newsletter
Paper newsletter
Website updates
Facebook
LinkedIn
Twitter
Other  
46.

This is an opportunity to provide additional feedback on anything that was not covered within the survey that you feel is important to you as a citizen.

 

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