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Jasper Resident Questionnaire

About the Project
Council wants to hear from residents and businesses on Jasper’s culture and recreation facilities and services. Municipal recreation infrastructure is in great need of upgrades, with approximately $13M required in the next few years just to sustain existing facilities. This may result in debt financing and tax increases, even without consideration of possible additional services or facilities.

Prior to making more decisions on the future of culture and recreation facilities and services in Jasper, Council wants to know which services and facilities Jasperites value most, which should continue, which could be discontinued or repurposed, and whether any new offerings should be added. To inform this decision making, the Municipality is undertaking a Culture and Recreation Facilities Review and has retain RC Strategies+PERC, a consulting firm specializing in community services planning, to conduct the project in collaboration with the Municipality. The findings from this Questionnaire and other engagement and research being conducted will help inform the outcomes of the project.

We Want to Hear from You!
This questionnaire is being fielded to resident households and businesses in Jasper. Please complete this questionnaire by July 31, 2019. If you are answering this questionnaire as a resident, please do so considering the needs and perspectives of all household members. If you are answering this questionnaire on behalf of a business, please consider the needs of your employees. Responses are anonymous. If you have any questions on this survey or the project please contact Stephen Slawuta (RC Strategies+PERC) at (780) 441-4267 or slawuta@rcstrategies.ca.

Draw Prize
As a token of thanks for your participation in this survey, a draw will be made for a three month family pass to the Fitness & Aquatic Centre ($800 value). If you wish to enter the draw, please follow the instructions at the end of the survey. Thank you!

Definitions of Recreation & Culture
Recreation is the experience that results from freely chosen participation in physical, social, intellectual, creative, and spiritual pursuits that enhance individual and community wellbeing. From “A Framework for Recreation in Canada: Pathways to Wellbeing”

Culture is creative artistic activity and the goods and services produced by it, and the preservation of heritage.
From “Conceptual Framework for Cultural Statistics 2011”
 
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