Friday, December 21, 2012
About 10 percent of residents said airport noise is a "very serious" problem and 44 percent said Eagan doesn't have enough clothing stores, according to the results of a biennial survey.
Editor's note: The following is a press release from the city of Eagan. Eagan residents like living here even more than they did two years ago. They want more clothing stores, and desire a careful eye on taxes, but they overwhelmingly approve of the city services they receive. Those are among the findings from the latest biennial survey of Eagan residents by an independent research company which describes Eagan as “the showpiece of the County.” Eagan’s overall results put Eagan in the top two communities metro-wide among forty cities studied, according to Decision Resources, Ltd., which this fall conducted a random survey of 400 Eagan residents spread throughout every precinct in the City. The results are accurate to +/- 5% and will aid …
Friday, July 6, 2012
In our inaugural “Red Twin Cities” survey, influential Republicans paint an early picture for November's general election.
More than two-thirds of influential Republicans from around the Twin Cities Patch areas believe Mitt Romney can pull off an upset win in Minnesota in 2012. First, the survey shows, the presumed nominee has to reach out to Ron Paul Republicans. Ninety-six conservatives from Twin Cities Patch areas—from St. Michael to Woodbury, Fridley to Northfield—were surveyed last week in Patch’s inaugural Twin Cities Red poll, which focused on November’s biggest race. Forty responses were collected. When asked if they felt Mitt Romney could pick up a win over President Barack Obama in the fall, two-thirds expressed optimism. “Every race is winnable,” said one Republican respondent (all survey answers were anonymous). “It’s possible if enough people are …
Thursday, August 4, 2011
Residents can take an online survey and join a focus group.
District 197's Strategic Redesign Advisory Committee kicked off Wednesday night with their first meeting. In conjunction, an online survey is available to residents interested in sharing their two cents and potentially joining a focus group. Over the course of the next five months, the committee will be first learning about the challenges facing the school district as well as alternative modes of delivering education. The committee is then charged with providing recommendations to the school board in December that could ultimately reduce long-term operating costs while maintaining and updating education standards in the district.