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Marathon County

Marathon County Medication Assessment Survey: 2021

The purpose of this study sought to understand current opinions and longer term trends about prescription drug misuse in the Wausau metro area.

Whitewater

 

Whitewater Area Consumer Survey: 2021

The goal of this survey was to gauge the perception of Whitewater area shoppers about the types of businesses available in the area and businesses they would like to see added to the mix. This study studied factors for respondetns when shopping for various products and services, the categories of businesses at which respondents shop most frequently in Whitewater, where respondents eat out most frequently and more.

Chequamegon bay

Chequamegon Bay Regional Housing Survey: 2021

The Chequamegon Bay Housing Coalition, a partnership of local municipalities, housing authorities and economic development organizations working to assess regional housing needs, decided to conduct this study. The goal of this study was to determine options about regional housing conditions and attitudes in teh Chequamegon Bay region of Northern Wisconsin.

 

 

Village of Howard

Village of Howard Consumer Survey: 2021

The goal of this survey was to gauge the experience of residents living in the Village of Howard and determine areas where residents feel improvements are desired.

Burnett county

Burnett County Seasonal Residents' Survey: 2021

The Burnett County Development Association (BCDA), a county wide organization that assists in creating economic opportunities for residents, businesses and communities in Burnett County. This studys purpose was to conduct a study with a goal of determining if there are things Burnett County could do to encourage seasonal homeowners to extend their stay in the County and, if applicable, consider moving a business they own or operate to Burnett County. 

Sun Prairie

Sun Prairie Residents' Opinions aout Sustainability: 2021

This survey gathered input from City residents regarding a range of sustainability issues. Feedback gathered will provide input into a sustainability plan to be developed by the City of Sun Prairie. Information gathered included residents' opinions about Sun Prairie, opinions about energy issues, new development option opinions and more. 

Ozaukee County

Ozaukee County Park and Open Space Survey: 2020

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions from Ozaukee County residents concerning issues related to parks, recreation, natural areas, and open space preservation in Ozaukee County as the County updates its Park and Open Space Plan. A key component in the planning process is public awareness and involvement. 

Marathon County

 

Marathon County Medication Assessment Survey: 2019

The purpose of this survey was to gather information from Wausau area residents to learn more about community beliefs and behaviors regarding medication misuse and abuse. This study focused on frequency of medication abuse, perception of harm and availability, and to evaluate local medication disposal efforts.

Mazomanie WI

Village of Mazomanie Public Opinion Survey: 2020

The purpose of this survey was twofold, to gather opinions of residents and non-residents property owners about land use and other planning issues as the Village of Mazomanie updates its Comprehensive Plan; and to gather opinions about outdoor recreation as the Village updates its Community Outdoor Recreation Plan.

Town of Wheaton

Town of Wheaton Comprehensive Planning Public Opinion: 2019

The purpose of this study was to gather opinions of residents and non-residents property owners about land use and other planning issues as the Town of Wheaton updates its Comprehensive Plan. Questions on these surveys reflect the different sections of a Comprehensive Plan, including information on housing, transportation, natural resources, community services, agriculture, land use and economic development. 

Little Chute

Village of Little Chute Resident Survey: 2016

The purpose of this study was to gather resident input for the update of Village of Little Chute's Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan involves responses relating to housing, transportation, natural resources, community services, agriculture, land use and economic development. 

Mosinee.

City of Mosinee Resident Survey Report: 2016

The purpose of this study was to gather resident input for the update of the Town of Mosinee's Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan involves responses relating to housing, transportation, natural resources, community services, agriculture, land use and economic development. 

 

West Allis

 

West Allis Citizen Survey: 2016

The purpose of this study was to gather resident input for the update of West Allis City Strategic Plan. The Strategic Plan involves responses relating to housing, transportation, natural resources, community services, agriculture, land use and economic development. 

 

 

Marshfield WI

City of Marshfield Resident Survey: 2016

The purpose of this study was to gather resident input for the update of the City of Marshfield's Comprehensive Plan. The Comprehensive Plan involves responses relating to housing, transportation, natural resources, community services, agriculture, land use and economic development.