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Volume 2 Issue 1 October 1998
The Survey Sent to Other Townships
Results Are In Bold
1. How do you feel about being one of five Supervisors instead of three?
12 The Township has benefited from having five Supervisors
2 There is no net difference in benefits to the Township
0 The Township worked better with three Supervisors
2. How do you believe the citizens of your township now feel about having five Supervisors instead of three as once before?
9 Most are pleased with having five Supervisors
4 They are either neutral or equally divided on the matter
0 Most wish they still had only three Supervisors
3. How has the workload been affected with five Supervisors?
10 The workload is more widely disbursed and therefore more tolerable
3 The workload is about the same
1 The workload is more fragmented and therefore less tolerable
4. How has the supervisory process fared with five Supervisors?
9 It has become more productive
5 It is somewhat different, but productively is about the same
0 It has become more unproductive
5. How has the involvement of citizens been affected?
2 There is now more citizen involvement in township matters
11 There is no change in citizen involvement
0 The citizens are involved less than before the change
6. What are the political climate differences?
7 Everything is fairer with five Supervisors
7 There is no change in the political climate
0 Politics have become more heated
7. Which of these statements do you think are true about a Five-person board?
13 The board can function better than a three-person board in case of absences.
10 Citizens are better represented by the board
4 Meetings are longer than necessary and inefficient
5 I think I do a better job than I could as part of a three-person board
0 More people want to run for Supervisor
1 More people come to meetings
1 The additional cost to the taxpayer is unwarranted
3 It encourages more politically motivated actions than a three-person board
Any additional comments written on the back of this form or on a separate sheet of paper will be greatly appreciated.
Results will he published in the October issue of the Charlestown Green Newsletter. If you do not mind a follow-up phone call on this subject, please include your phone number at the top of this page.
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