City Commission Economic Development Town Hall -- Public Participation Questions
We asked a number of polling questions to invite public participation during the Sept. 30, 2019 town hall meeting about economic development in Battle Creek.
We would like to hear from anyone else with feedback and thoughts on these issues!
Thank you for sharing!

You can watch the two-hour town hall online, at http://accessvision.tv/file/18342
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Please rank these economic development strategy elements in order of importance.
Jobs
Education
Housing
Placemaking (quality of life)
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
There are state and local incentives available for Battle Creek economic development.
Which is *not* a key growth sector to attract and retain jobs in Battle Creek?
Which of these is a bigger problem in Battle Creek, which Battle Creek Unlimited and others are working to improve?
Is economic development in Battle Creek moving in the right direction?
How often do you go downtown?
After meeting your basic needs, how would you prioritize spending your income?
Dining/entertainment
Shopping
Personal services (hair salon, massage)
Recreation
1st
2nd
3rd
4th
In your neighborhood, can you walk to all the services you need within 20 minutes?
Which local development project would you most like to learn more about?
Your answer
Do you like the idea of the river naturalization project downtown, removing the concrete channel?
Rate this statement: The city is responsive to business inquiries.
Completely disagree
Completely agree
Rate this statement: I know who to call first if I want to start a business.
Completely disagree
Completely agree
Rate this statement: The city has a good process for job creation.
Completely disagree
Completely agree
It is easy to do business with the City of Battle Creek.
I know how to access tools I need to start or improve my local business.
How would you like to receive updates/information on economic development in Battle Creek? (Check all that apply.)
Please share any other comments or feedback you have about economic development in Battle Creek.
Your answer
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