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City of Bloomington looks for resident feedback

For Immediate Release
Friday, June 1, 2018

Bloomington, MN – The City of Bloomington is inviting residents to participate in The National Citizen Survey™. The survey is designed to provide a baseline of how the city government is serving residents in order to gauge perceptions of the city and make comparisons with peer cities.

The survey is administered by National Research Center, Inc. of Boulder Colorado and includes questions about quality of life in the community as well as ratings and use of local government services.

All residents of Bloomington are invited to participate in the online survey through June 15. The survey is available at: http://bit.ly/bloomington18

About The National Citizen Survey™ 
The National Citizen Survey™ (NCS) 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.  
The National Research Center 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 an experienced team of social scientists who support cities, counties, foundations and nonprofit organizations in using research to help communities thrive. The National Research Center 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.

For more information about The National Citizen Survey™ of Bloomington residents, contact City of Bloomington Community Services Director Diann Kirby at 952-563-8717 or dkirby@BloomingtonMN.gov.

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