City Services Satisfaction Survey 2012 City Services Satisfaction Survey - Page 75

View on Tax Rate vs. City Services – 2-Wave Trend Dec. 2010 Dec. 2011 10 Prefer to Decrease Taxes and Decrease Services 12 Prefer to Keep Taxes and Services About Where They Are 77 66 6 Prefer to Raise Taxes and Increase Services 11 7 None of These/Don't Know 11 0 20 40 60 80 100 Percent Questions: Q22: “The City of Arlington is funded primarily by receiving a portion of property, sales and other taxes collected in the City. Considering on one hand all of the services the City provides, and on the other hand, all of the taxes you pay, which of the following statements comes closest to your view?” Base: Total respondents. (2004 n=450; 2007 n=445; 2008 n=437; 2009 n=400; 2010 n=309; 2011 n=537) Statistical Note: A single-line “up” arrow (↑) indicates a significant increase and a single-line “down” arrow (↓) indicates a significant decrease from the last wave in 2010 (i.e., difference significant at or above the 95% confidence level.) Decision Analyst, Inc. 75