Legislative Issues Survey
RequiredRequired Question(s)
Local Issues
 
Required 1.

What role should the City of McKinney play in public transportation. Please check which one you would support. 

All options + bringing rail service to McKinney
Para-transit (home based pick up service for the elderly, disabled and medically challenged).
Para-transit + On Demand Service + Bus Routes (serving McKinney and connecting to established rail lines).
Para-transit + On-Demand Service (home based pickup service for all McKinney residents).
No role
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Required 2.

Do you support expansion of the McKinney National Airport as a way to enhance economic development and bring business to McKinney? 

yes
no
Other  
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Required 3.
Please rank the following issues based on order of importance to the growth of our community. 

(1 = Least)
 
Downtown Parking
Expanded Commercial Tax Base
Affordable Housing
Public transportation
More access to fiber optic cable
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Required 4.

What are the three biggest educational challenges our state is facing today? (Please select three)

Homeless/Poverty
Early Childhood programs including Pre-K
Lack of funding from state and federal sources
School Accountability
Failure to prepare students for careers
Other  
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Required 5.

How would you describe Texas' tax code as it applies to small business? 

Favorable
Unfavorable
Other  
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6.

From the options below select the most important priorities from a city level for your business.

Transportation
Property Tax
Access to fiber optic cable
Other  
7.
From the options below select the most important priorities from a county level for your business. 
Transportation
Relationship with the City
Criminal Justice
Other  
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8.

From the options listed below select the most important priorities from the state level for your business. 

School Finance
Quality of Public Education
Transportation
Healthcare
Environmental Policy/air and water quality
Other  
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9.

From the options below, select the most important priorities from a federal level for your business.

Comprehensive tax reform
Transportation funding levels
Healthcare
Immigration reform
Education policy
Environmental policy/air and water quality
Energy policies
International trade agreements
Other  
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Tell us more about your company.
These answers are anonymous and are used to understand the type of business and/or organization who completed the survey. 
 
Required 10.

How would you classify your company, organization or agency?

For-profit business
Nonprofit organization
Government Agency
Other  
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Required 11.

What industry is your business?

Retail
Manufacturing
Information Technology
Education
Service
Transportation
Building/Construction
Real Estate
Sales
Financial
Healthcare
Other  
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Required 12.

Total number of employees? 

1 to 10
11 to 25
26 to 50
51 to 100
101 to 200
200 or more
Other  
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Required 13.

Based on the last 12 months, is the economic climate for your business:

Improving
Declining
About the Same
Not sure
Other  
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Required 14.

What are the primary benefits of doing business in McKinney?

Economy
Environmental surroundings/quality of life
Proximity to institutions of higher learning
Entrepreneurial spirit
Skilled labor force
Public safety
Access to technology infrastructure
Availability of Capital
Central location to major cities
Other  
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Required 15.

Which of the following are the most important for the success of your business? (select three)

Ability to recruit talent/well educated workforce
Proximity to customers
Being located in a vibrant economy
Lending environment
Good transportation system
Predictable and stable tax/fee environment
Reduced or predictable government regulations
Support from government and community leaders
Lower cost of labor
Energy/fuel costs
An inclusive community
Other  
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16.

Are you interested in attending the monthly government and legislative issues committee? If so, please add your name and email address in the form below. 

 

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Thank you for your input! We appreciate the opportunity to learn more about the issues important to you. If you have any questions or would like more information about the Chamber, please call us at 972-542-0163 or email info@mckinneychamber.com.