Fiscal Year 2021 City of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Budget Survey
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Budgets might not be the most exciting topic, but pie is always fun. That's why we are giving Cedar Rapids residents a chance to win pie for a year* just for taking our budget survey!
 
As we work to develop our annual municipal budget, it is important to have a clear understanding of our community's needs and expectations. The information you share through this survey will help identify fiscal year 2021 budget priorities for services that are important to Cedar Rapidians.
 
So which departments do you think should get the biggest slice? Let us know, and you could be enjoying pie every month for a year!
 
 
Required 1.
As a citizen, how would you prefer to access City budget information?
View a summary and detail through the City website
By attending a public budget meeting
By receiving a summary in the mail
Do not need any information
Required 2.
Just like a pie, each dollar of property tax revenue received is divided among services provided to the citizens of Cedar Rapids.  The City's allocation for the fiscal year 2020 budget is shown below.


Based on how the City allocates property tax revenue, which city service area would you be willing to pay more property taxes for?

Public Safety - Police, Fire, Housing & Code Inspections, Zoning Enforcements, Nuisances
Parks, Aquatic/Pools, Recreation, Forestry
Maintenance and Improvements to Streets
Library
None of these
3.

What would you like to see included in the fiscal year 2021 budget and why? 

  


 

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Required 4.

The City provides water, sanitary sewer, storm water, and solid waste (trash, recycling, yard waste collection) services.  Do you feel the amount you pay for these services is...

Too low for the level of service received
About right for the level of service received
Too high for the level of service received
Not sure
Required 5.

What is your age?

18-24 years old
25-34 years old
35-44 years old
45-54 years old
55-64 years old
65-74 years old
75 years or older
Required 6.
Please provide the information indicated below.

First Name:
Last Name:
Home Phone:
Address 1:
City:
State/Province
(US/Canada):
Postal Code:


*One random winner will receive certificates for 12 pies from Kathy's Pies in Cedar Rapids. Only residents of Cedar Rapids age 18 and older are eligible to complete the survey and win pie for a year.  Only one entry per verified resident will be entered into the drawing. Contest ends November 4, 2019 at 12:00 a.m. CST. We reserve the right to disqualify any entry deemed inappropriate or fraudulent. Contact information will not be sold to third parties or used beyond the needs of this contest. 
 
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