Albert Lea Seeks Resident Opinion
The City of Albert Lea is asking residents to participate in The National Citizen Survey™. The survey is designed to provide a baseline of how the city government is serving residents, to gauge perceptions of the City of Albert Lea, and to make comparisons with peer cities.
Today City Manager Chad Adams expressed his hope that all residents will participate in the survey, saying “Albert Lea is a great community and the results will help to create a better city. I encourage everyone living in Albert Lea to take the survey and help us chart our community’s future.”
The survey is administered by National Research Center, Inc. of Boulder Colorado and includes questions about quality of life in the community, local policies, demographics, ratings of local government services and resident use of services.
All residents of Albert Lea are eligible to participate. The survey is available online at http://bit.ly/albertleasurvey2018.
Residents with questions about the survey may contact the City of Albert Lea by phone at 507-377-4330.
About The National Citizen Survey™ (The NCS™): The NCS (www.n-r-c.com/thencs) was among the first scientific surveys developed to gather resident opinion on a range of community issues, and has been used in more than 350 jurisdictions across 46 states. The NCS is a cost-effective survey of resident opinion and an important benchmarking tool that allows for comparison among communities. Communities using The NCS have reported that the tool improved service delivery, strengthened communications with community stakeholders and helped leaders identify clear priorities for use in strategic planning and budget setting. The NCS is the only citizen survey endorsed by the International City/County Management Association and the National League of Cities.
About National Research Center, Inc. (NRC): NRC (www.n-r-c.com) is a leader in the field of public sector research and evaluation, with clients from across the country and around the globe. The firm is comprised of a skilled team of social scientists who support cities, counties, foundations and nonprofit organizations in using research to help communities thrive. NRC pioneered the development of The National Citizen Survey™ and continues to offer a suite of products designed to enhance the public voice and aid local decision-making.