SIPOA Member Survey - June 2012

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SIPOA Member Survey - June 2012

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SIPOA conducts an annual survey of the membership. Below are the results of the SIPOA Member Survey conducted in June of 2012, where 21 members responded. While the results are not necessarily statistically valid, the SIPOA board will use the results to help determine priorities in the coming year.

Score      Rank      Category

7.52        1      Transportation (roads, ferries and fares; BC Transit opportunities)
7.24        2      Business and economic development on Saturna
5.71        3      Property taxation (amount, how it is spent)

5.62        4      Water (education, supply, conservation, regulations)
5.57        5      Review of Official Community Plan and Bylaws
5.43        6      Tourism (SITA, opportunities and impacts)
5.29        7      Gulf Islands National Park Reserve (to support local initiatives)
5.05        8      Collaboration between, and among, Saturna's committees and organizations
                       (e.g. Community Club, Ad-hoc Economic Development Group, SITA)
4.95        9      Health services (clinic)
4.81       10      Fire and emergency services
4.43       11      Property assessment (property valuation and appeals process)
4.29       12      Small grants-in-aid by SIPOA for community initiatives (education, economic development, etc.)
4.24       13      Environment and conservation (GHG emissions, land use)
3.43       14      Community involvement in appointments and decision-making (appointment process)
3.38       15      Payments in lieu of taxes (follow-up)
2.81       16      Wildlife (goats, deer)
2.62       17      Membership: Allow non-voting associate membership in SIPOA for non-property owning residents
0.33       18      Other (List your ideas and suggestions)