Record of Public Input
May 15, 2014 - Initiatives Survey Results - Spring 2014 (PDF)
In early Spring 2014, people from all over the region responded to a survey asking them to help Thrive 2055 focus its efforts. Participants ranked their most important natural features and transportation improvements, provided their ideas for our region's identity, and told us what types of local education programs they felt were most effective. This document summarizes those results.
November 6, 2013 - Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute Response Word Clouds (power point)
This file contains a series of graphics showing the frequency of terms used in responses to the questions. These results are from the Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute special event.
November 6, 2013 - Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute Responses (xlsx data set)
In the summer of 2013 after the first Input Incubator and round of Meetings-In-A-Box had closed the Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute held a special workshop to provide input on Thrive 2055. They responded to similar questions as were presented in the Meetings-In-A-Box and they had access to the information presented at the Input Incubators. This file contains the responses collected at this event. A set of word clouds showing the frequency of terms for each major question is also available.
November 6, 2013 - Home Page Polling Web Responses (PDF)
This document contains the responses collected on Thrive2055.com from the launch of the project in November 2012 through mid April 2013. The questions and responses are included in the file.
November 6, 2013 - Meetings-In-A-Box Responses-Complete Data (xlsx data set)
The first round of Meetings In A Box were held from February to May 2013. This data set includes the full set of responses collected in numerous meetings held by citizens from around the region. These questions were focused on identifying what is important to the people of the region.
November 6, 2013 - Online Value Polling Analytics (pdf)
This is a web document viewable in your browser. It contains the analytics and frequency of the level of support for each of the value statements polled online during the summer of 2013.
November 6, 2013 - Online Value Polling Results (xlsx data set)
This data set includes the information and statistics on respondents as well as as the full data set of comments and reponses to the value polling conducted online over the summer of 2013. The same values were tested at first round of Input Incubators. This data is best viewed on your screen rather than as a printed document.
November 6, 2013 - Paths-Water & Sewer Utility Survey (limited distribution) xlsx data set
This file records responses to a questionnaire conducted with regional water and sewer utility providers.
November 6, 2013 - Paths-Water Associations Survey (limited distribution) xlsx dataset
This file contains responses to a questionnaire completed by several regional water associations. This was part of the information and self-assessment conducted in the Regional Self-Assessment.
November 6, 2013 - Places-Great Places Nominations xls data set
The places working group asked for nominations of great places in the region to review as part of the Regional Self-Assessment.
November 6, 2013 - Places-Model Development Projects Nominations
This document contains the nominated projects and places collected by the Places working group during the Regional-Self Assessment.
November 6, 2013 - Principles and Priorities Online Survey Results Summary (PDF)
This file summarizes and provides statistics for the principles and values survey conducted in September 2013. It is compatible with the data set for the same survey results.
November 6, 2013 - Prosperity-Economic Competitiveness Assessment Survey Results (xlsx dataset)
This document contains responses to a survey distributed by the Prosperity working group during the Self-Assessment. The survey was to assess the region's current level of economic competitiveness.
November 6, 2013 - Prosperity-Education and Worforce Preparedness Survey Results (xlsx dataset)
This file contains responses from educators and employers in the region regarding the current status of our education and workforce preparedness. This survey was conducted by the Prosperity Working Group during the Regional Self-Assessment.
November 6, 2013 - Regional Principles and Priorities Online Survey Results
Following the Regional-Self Assessment Symposium, a set of guiding principles and priorities were tested with the public via an online survey. This file contains the scoring and written comments collected from this survey. Over 500 responses were received in September of 2013. These results led to the creation of our regional ambition and set the stage for our work plan for phase 2.
November 6, 2013 - Regional Self-Assessment Symposium Results Summary (PDF)
On August 28, 2013 Coordinating Committee and Working Group members met to share the findings of the Regional Self-Assessment and collaborate to identify the mission and priorities for Thrive 2055 in the coming year. This document summarizes the results of the exercises completed during the symposium.
May 20, 2013 - Input Incubator-Round 1 Participant Survey Responses
Written comment forms and participants surveys were distributed at each of the round 1 Input Incubators. This file contains the responses received. These forms were not required, and the profile of respondents on the second tab applies only the 100 or so forms received. Tab one has the responses and comments, tab 2 shows the profile of the respondents.
May 14, 2013 - Incubators Round 1 (Regional Driver Discussion and Graffiti Wall Comments)
The verbatim responses collected from April 8-11, 2013 at the regional drive discussion stations and the graffiti walls. Data collected during Round 1 of the Input Incubators. This file is provided to show the comments and input collected through handwritten content on wall posts. This is the raw data; items which are unreadable are highlighted. Two worksheets are included: The Recorders Notes, and the Input, please check the tabs at the bottom of the document.
May 14, 2013 - Input Incubator Initial Summary
This file contains the initial and brief summary of the 1,100 comments collected on the walls over four nights in April 2013. The full results can be found in the Incubator Input Rd1-Discussion and Graffiti Wall Data file.
May 14, 2013 - Input Incubator-Value Polling Results Summary
At the first round of Input Incubators held April 8-11, 2013, a series of value statements derived from the input gathered by mid March were posed to the participants in an instant polling exercise. This file is a Microsoft Excel File (xlsx) which contains the summary of the results for the 4 events, and the responses for the individual statements by venue and overall.