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Cape Coral Citizen Survey Available Online

The City is using the services of the National Research Center (NRC) to conduct its biennial Citizen Survey. About 1,200 residents were invited by mail earlier this year to participate in the National Citizen Survey. An online version of the survey is now available and all residents have the opportunity to participate. The survey can be accessed via

The NRC has conducted the past eight Cape Coral surveys. The NRC has a national citizen survey template that many municipalities use to solicit public opinion on a broad range of City services. The Center is associated with International City/County Management Association (ICMA), and staff members employ scientific methods in conducting the research for the city. By using tried and true methods of data collection and analysis, the City is assured of receiving valid results via the surveys that were mailed to verified residents. If you received a survey from the Center, please take the time to respond to the questions. Each person who receives a survey represents more than 150 citizens, so your input is very important as we move forward with gathering opinions from the community.

Once the survey is complete and the results tabulated, the findings will be presented to City Council. The survey allows the City to compare results with established benchmarks. The City anticipates completion of the project and a final report from the National Research Center this summer. The survey, which takes less than 10 minutes to complete, asks about local issues such as safety, government, recreation, and city services.