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Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Over 1,000 residents participate in Telephone Town Hall

On Tuesday, June 4, the Westminster City Council conducted its 11th telephone town hall meeting. Approximately 16,000 calls were made and 1,069 citizens participated. City Council responded to 16 resident questions on a range of issues, including construction, affordable housing, water rates and much more. 

Listen to the event recording

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The audience also participated in five poll questions. Here are the results:

1.      Are you planning to participate in the 2020 Census?

  • 94% - Yes
  • 6 % - No

 

2.      What city service do you appreciate the most?

  • 28% - Water
  • 8% - Streets
  • 27% - recreation and Open Space
  • 38% - Public Safety

 

3.      New housing and the Alamo Drafthouse movie theater are opening Downtown this summer. What other things would you like to enjoy?

  • 36% - Restaurants
  • 23% - Parks
  • 18% - Retail
  • 24% - Entertainment

 

4.    What type of public transportation do you use?

  • 21% - Train
  • 11% - Bus
  • 4% - Bike
  • 7% -Other
  • 56% - None

 

5.    What methods do you use to conserve water?

  • 5% - Xeriscape gardening
  • 29% - Sprinkler check
  • 14% - Shorter shower
  • 28% -Other
  • 24% - None

 

During the one-hour phone call, the average length of time on the line was 9 minutes. At our peak, 316 residents were on the line, but the event averaged a few hundred residents at any given time throughout the call. 

Thank you to those of you who participated in this event. Visit the City Council outreach webpage for upcoming events and opportunities to engage with City Council.

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