City and Borough of Juneau 2000 Budget Survey


League of Women Voters Juneau 2000
City and Borough of Juneau Budget Survey Report

Table of Contents

Table of Contents 1

Overview 3

Discussion

Question 1 -Well-being compared to a year ago 5
Question 2 -Revenues -balancing the budget 5
Question 3 -(a) Use of Rainy Day account before raising taxes 6

(b) Use of Rainy Day account before reducing services 6

Question 4- (A) and (B) Levels of Services/Use of services

Fire Protection 7
Police Protection 7
Parks and Recreation 7
Youth Recreation Programs 8
Libraries 8
Capital Transit Bus Services 8
Building Permitting 9
Eaglecrest Ski Area 9
Swimming Pool 9
Airport 10
Harbors 10
Hospital 10
Zoning and Litter Enforcement 11

Question 5 -Education funding 11
Question 6- Support for junk car disposal fee 12

Question 7-  (a) Use of more frequent Capital City Transit service 12

(b ) Willingness to pay increase in user fees 12

Question 8 -Satisfaction with Assembly financial management 13

Demographics

Question 9- Source of respondent's income 14
Question 10 -Age categories 14
Question 11 -Children in school system 14
Question 12- Race of respondents 15
Question 13- Income of respondents 15
Question 14 -Gender of respondents 15

APPENDIX A -Charts

Location of Respondents A-l

Location of Respondents -comparison A-2

General well-being A-3

General well-being - comparison to: 

1993 | 1995 | 1997 A-4

Balancing the budget--Graph A-5 | Data--chart

Use of Rainy Day account before raising taxes A-6

Use of Rainy Day account before reducing services A- 7

Levels of Services/Use of services:

Chart:
Levels of Service--Data
Graphs:
Fire Protection A-8
Police Protection A- 9
Parks and Recreation A-l0
Youth Recreation Programs A-11
Libraries A-12
Capital Transit Bus Services A-13
Building Permitting A-14
Eaglecrest Ski Area A-15
Swimming Pool A-16
Airport A-17
Harbors A-18
Hospital A-19
Zoning and Litter Enforcement A-20

Education funding A-2l

Support for junk car disposal fee A-22

Use of more frequent Capital City Transit service A-23

Willingness to pay increase in user fees (Capital City Transit) A-23

Satisfaction with Assembly financial management A-24

Demographics A-25

Income Source
Income Range
Age Category
Gender
Race

APPENDICES -Responses by Location

Appendix B -Percentage Response by Location B-l
Appendix C -Numerical Response by Location C-l

Office of the City Clerk, 155 South Seward Street, Juneau, Alaska 99801
 
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