Overall Survey Results:


City of Red Lodge Resort Tax Survey


1Required Please enter your name.Your personal information will not be saved, shared or connected to survey responses.
 
AnswerNumber of
Responses
First Name 266
Last Name 266

   
2Required Where is your primary residence?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Red Lodge City Limits
   
170 63.9%
Carbon County
   
71 26.6%
State of Montana
   
8 3.0%
Other
   
17 6.3%
No Responses
 
00.0%
 Totals266100%
3Do you own property within the city limits?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
162 60.9%
No
   
101 37.9%
No Responses
   
31.1%
 Totals266100%
4Are you a Red Lodge business owner?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
81 30.4%
No
   
184 69.1%
No Responses
   
1<1%
 Totals266100%
5Do you believe the Resort Tax has had a positive impact on the community? 
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
209 78.5%
No
   
52 19.5%
No Responses
   
51.8%
 Totals266100%
6How likely are you to vote 'Yes' on renewing Resort Tax today?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Very likely
   
153 57.5%
Somewhat likely
   
28 10.5%
Neutral
   
26 9.7%
Somewhat unlikely
   
24 9.0%
Very unlikely
   
30 11.2%
No Responses
   
51.8%
 Totals266100%
7Do you feel the appropriate items are taxed?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
138 51.8%
No
   
44 16.5%
Not Sure
   
75 28.1%
No Responses
   
93.3%
 Totals266100%
8How should the Resort Tax be spent? Please rank the following with (5) being the highest priority and (0) being not appropriate. To be continued...
 
 1 = 0 , 2 = 1 , 3 = 2 , 4 = 3 , 5 = 4 , 6 = 5
Answer
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Number of
  Responses
Rating
Score*
City Buildings
   
242 3.1
Community Pool
   
253 4.1
Park and Trails Construction and Maintenance
   
254 4.2
Property Tax Relief
   
248 3.2
Stormwater Improvements
   
246 4.3
Streets and Sidewalks
   
257 5.1
Upgrade Infrastructure - to allow for city growth/development
   
249 4.6
Water and Sewer - Rate Support
   
247 3.7
*The Rating Score is the weighted average calculated by dividing the sum of all weighted ratings by the number of total responses.
9How should the Resort Tax be spent? Please rank the following with (5) being the highest priority and (0) being not appropriate. ...continued
 
 1 = 0 , 2 = 1 , 3 = 2 , 4 = 3 , 5 = 4 , 6 = 5
Answer
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Number of
  Responses
Rating
Score*
City Services - Such as Resort Tax Enforcement, Clerks, City Hall, Courts, Legal
   
239 2.7
Community Services - Such as Food Bank, Library, Recycle Center
   
251 3.6
Economic Development - Attract new businesses
   
248 3.5
Fire/EMS Services
   
250 3.6
Local Event Funding/Grants
   
244 2.8
Marketing to Increase Resort Tax Revenue
   
247 3.0
Police and Protective Services
   
246 3.2
Snowplowing - Equipment and Drivers
   
248 3.9
Tourism Infrastructure - Such as beautification, weed spraying, flags, flowers, fireworks, wayfinding, downtown speakers
   
252 4.2
Workforce Housing
   
244 3.2
*The Rating Score is the weighted average calculated by dividing the sum of all weighted ratings by the number of total responses.
10Should the Resort Tax be limited to capital improvements*?* Capital Improvements are projects costing $5,000 or more and projected to last at least 10 years.
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
88 33.0%
No
   
169 63.5%
No Responses
   
93.3%
 Totals266100%
11Should city operational costs be allowed such as snowplowing and park maintenance
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
177 66.5%
No
   
83 31.2%
No Responses
   
62.2%
 Totals266100%
12Would you be willing to attend a public meeting January 9th, 2020?
 
Answer
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Number of
Responses
Response
Ratio
Yes
   
177 66.5%
No
   
78 29.3%
No Responses
   
114.1%
 Totals266100%
13Do you have any suggestions for the City of Red Lodge to improve the implementation of  the Resort Tax or comments on this survey?
 
 Number of
Responses
  105
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