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City of Saskatoon releases Civic Satisfaction & Performance Survey

Earlier in the month, the City of Saskatoon released the results from its annual Civic Satisfaction & Performance Survey. The purpose of the survey is to gather citizen feedback on the City’s performance and gauge perceptions related to quality of life in Saskatoon, key issues facing the City, as well as the value of programs and services delivered by the city. Key findings include:

  • 87% of respondents say that they are satisfied with living in Saskatoon
  • 52% of respondents believe that the City provides good customer service averaged across five categories
  • 35% of respondents prefer a combination of both property tax and user fee increases to balance the budget
  • 65% of respondents believe the City is effectively balancing growth throughout the City.
  • 47% of respondents believe that the City is making downtown an appealing destination.
  • According to respondents, the most important issues facing the City of Saskatoon include public safety/crime/policing, taxes, road construction, infrastructure, traffic, and public transit.

For further information on the survey, please go to: https://www.saskatoon.ca/engage/civic-satisfaction-performance-survey