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University of Nebraska Public Policy Center

Taking Charge 2016

Once again, the Public Policy Center partnered with the City of Lincoln Mayor’s office to gather public opinions on particular issues of importance to Lincoln residents. The 2016 Taking Charge resident survey and Community Conversation addressed issues relating to a budget shortfall, as well as allow residents to given input into future City priorities. Residents were ablet o make recommendations regarding cutting specific lower priority programs, raising taxes, or both. Relating to future City priorities, residents weighed in with opinions on how the City should prioritize its future needs, including City projects such as Bennett Martin Library replacement and branch library repair, golf capital replacements, park capital improvements, South Beltway construction, and StarTran service expansion.

 

Related Projects
Budgeting Outcomes and Priorities in Lincoln (2008)
Citizen Input for Budgeting and Performance Management in Lincoln (2009)
City of Lincoln Satisfaction Survey: “Taking Charge” (2010)
Taking Charge 2011
Taking Charge 2012
Taking Charge 2013
Taking Charge 2014
Taking Charge 2015

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