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Spencer Sias December 7, 2017, 6:15 PM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
Town Newsletter emails, Seasonal Recreation Activity Guide, San Anselmo Community Calendar, NextDoor.com, Attend public information sessions, Word of mouth (i.e. neighbors, friends)


3. What type of information would you like to receive from the Town of San Anselmo?
I am satisfied with the information I am getting.


4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
Yes


6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
Town Manager's emails, San Anselmo Community Calendar, NextDoor.com


7. What suggestions do you have for improving Town of San Anselmo public communications and outreach?
Communicate directly with the residents as you have been doing through the newsletter. Avoid using social media like Facebook which has done a major disservice to our nation and democracy. I trust what I hear directly from the town, its officials and my neighbors.

Name not shown December 7, 2017, 9:22 AM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
Town Newsletter emails, Facebook, Seasonal Recreation Activity Guide, San Anselmo Community Calendar, NextDoor.com


2. If there are other ways you get information about the Town of San Anselmo, please describe:
The above list covers it.


3. What type of information would you like to receive from the Town of San Anselmo?
I want to see more alerts for road work that impacts drive time through SFD.


4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
Yes


6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
Town Manager's emails, Facebook, NextDoor.com

Carla Overberger December 6, 2017, 1:53 PM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
Town Newsletter emails, Visit the website, Seasonal Recreation Activity Guide, Library Newsletter (The HOOT), The Marin IJ, Ross Valley Reporter, PATCH.com, NextDoor.com, Attend Town Council meetings, Watch Town Council meetings (Marin TV), Attend public information sessions, Nixle (alerts for road construction and emergency information)


2. If there are other ways you get information about the Town of San Anselmo, please describe:
Volunteer for things - talk with other volunteers.
Call the department who has information or email staff. I realise this is the most time consuming for staff.


3. What type of information would you like to receive from the Town of San Anselmo?
See 5.


4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
Sometimes


5. If you answered "No" or "Sometimes" to Question 4, can you identify which topics need better and/or more timely communication?
Status reports and costs of projects. So I see on a calendar the medians are being worked on - where are we with that - for example. You've done a good job of scheduling and letting us know re street repaving - for example.


6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
Town Manager's emails, Visit the website, Marin IJ


7. What suggestions do you have for improving Town of San Anselmo public communications and outreach?
Text short info. One thing is required for all this to improve - citizens have to take responsibility to seek out information they want!
Only a few might like key Town information read out 2-3 minutes max before video of meetings.
Make timing - when possible - of communications standard. Every Friday is the Managers
Letter. Every Tuesday could be status of.....etc.

Name not shown December 6, 2017, 1:52 PM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
Visit the website, Seasonal Recreation Activity Guide, The Marin IJ, NextDoor.com, Watch Town Council meetings (Marin TV), Nixle (alerts for road construction and emergency information)


3. What type of information would you like to receive from the Town of San Anselmo?
environmental issues
housing issues
events -- such as tree lighting, downtown picnics, the much-missed, once good, San Anselmo Fair


4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
Yes


6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
Town Manager's emails, Library Newsletter (The Hoot), San Anselmo Community Calendar, Marin IJ, NextDoor.com


7. What suggestions do you have for improving Town of San Anselmo public communications and outreach?
You're doing a good job.

Name not shown December 6, 2017, 12:28 PM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
Town Newsletter emails, NextDoor.com, Nixle (alerts for road construction and emergency information)


4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
Sometimes


6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
NextDoor.com

Name not shown December 6, 2017, 12:15 PM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
Town Newsletter emails, Visit the website, NextDoor.com


2. If there are other ways you get information about the Town of San Anselmo, please describe:
NIXLE
email


3. What type of information would you like to receive from the Town of San Anselmo?
Summary of Town Hall meetings.
Flood control options and decisions.
Repaving plans.


4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
Yes


6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
Town Manager's emails, NextDoor.com


7. What suggestions do you have for improving Town of San Anselmo public communications and outreach?
I like the way the Town often posts a short summary via email or NextDoor with a link to the details on their website.

stephen jarrell December 6, 2017, 11:23 AM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
The Marin IJ, NextDoor.com, Word of mouth (i.e. neighbors, friends)


4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
Yes


6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
NextDoor.com, Town Hall Bulletin Board

Name not shown December 6, 2017, 11:17 AM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
Town Newsletter emails, Visit the website, NextDoor.com, Attend board, commission, committee meetings/work sessions, Nixle (alerts for road construction and emergency information), Word of mouth (i.e. neighbors, friends)


4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
Yes


6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
Town Manager's emails, NextDoor.com

Name not shown December 6, 2017, 11:16 AM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
Visit the website, Library Newsletter (The HOOT), The Marin IJ, NextDoor.com, Word of mouth (i.e. neighbors, friends)


2. If there are other ways you get information about the Town of San Anselmo, please describe:
sometimes the town posts notices on telephone poles


3. What type of information would you like to receive from the Town of San Anselmo?
up dates on bonds and special taxes we have voted on -- it seems like over the last 35 years, we have voted on the same stuff over and over, and some of it never does get fixed - but it's on the next bond...
actions being considered by the planning commission -including outside vendors, consultants
easier access to board meeting agendas
more available information on who is the mayor now (the system seems to be confusing, as you rotate mayors)



4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
Sometimes


5. If you answered "No" or "Sometimes" to Question 4, can you identify which topics need better and/or more timely communication?
planning for huge developments - that awful atrocity on Red Hill... how did that happen? what ignoramuses approved that? It sure looks to me like whatever planning process we have in place is lacking in expertise and oversight - it makes me feel like we live in a po-dunk city. Well maybe we do - with all the overhead utility wires. But then, our taxes etc are so high, and we pay the Town Manager as much as the Governor of California.




6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
Town Manager's emails, Visit the website, Library Newsletter (The Hoot), San Anselmo Community Calendar, Marin IJ, NextDoor.com


7. What suggestions do you have for improving Town of San Anselmo public communications and outreach?
I think the town manager & council, and the different planning committees have thrived on lack of input & oversight from the public - now you are leading me to infer that you want more public communication? The few times I have been to town council, I was given conflicting information. A group of us went to the town council over a project seeking approval, we asked specific questions, we were then told we needed to come back at the next stage and that would be the time to introduce our concerns. When we came back as directed, we were told, 'oh no - you should have brought that up at the meeting we were told not to bring it up'. It felt like we had been unfairly manipulated out of the decision making process.


Name not shown December 6, 2017, 11:12 AM

1. How do you currently get information about the Town of San Anselmo government and its programs and activities? (Please check all that apply.)
Word of mouth (i.e. neighbors, friends)


2. If there are other ways you get information about the Town of San Anselmo, please describe:
Email notification


3. What type of information would you like to receive from the Town of San Anselmo?
Any action put into law


4. Do you feel you are getting timely information about important topics relating to Town of San Anselmo government and services?
No


5. If you answered "No" or "Sometimes" to Question 4, can you identify which topics need better and/or more timely communication?
The town should seek out ways to inform me instead of the opposite


6. When the Town of San Anselmo wants to inform you about meetings or other issues of importance, what types of contact would you prefer? (Please mark all that apply, limiting to those you would most likely use)
Town Manager's emails, Facebook


7. What suggestions do you have for improving Town of San Anselmo public communications and outreach?
Please add me to the list of email contacts