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Name not shown outside Cities June 16, 2018, 10:03 AM

1. Which community do you reside in?
Other - elsewhere


2. What is your age?
Between 60 and 69 years


3. Are you a homeowner?
Yes


4. Do you have individuals under 18 years living in your household?
Yes


5. Has anyone in your family or household received emergency services, including medical and fire response, from the District in the last 12 months?
No


6. Please select the top five areas you believe the strategic plan should focus on.
Ensure fire prevention and emergency response services are sufficient to meet community needs., Add fire stations and staffing to improve response times and services., Acquire and staff a ladder truck for emergency response to planned high-rise structures., Reduce response times for emergency calls for service throughout the District., Ensure financial stability and sustainability.


9. Please rate your support for the following additional funding strategies to improve or expand ongoing District services.



10. How well does the mission statement above reflect the purpose of the District?
Very Well


12. How well does the vision statement above reflect the desired future of the District?
Very Well


14. Please select up to five core values that you think best describe the desired values of ECCFPD.
Be fiscally responsible, while maintaining a commitment to excellence., Do our best., Offer reliable and professional service., Safeguard the lives of our team and the public., Work as a team to innovate.

Mark Johnston inside Oakley September 2, 2016, 10:16 AM

Do you have any ideas or comments about the information and recommendations in these slides?
First step: Reallocation of Property Tax Revenues needs to be aggressively persued. Until that is done NO NEW TAXES whatsoever.

Name not shown inside Oakley July 31, 2016, 6:58 PM

Do you have any ideas or comments about the information and recommendations in these slides?
I support the use of a UUT to fund fire services

Jerry Pargett inside Oakley July 20, 2016, 12:18 PM

Do you have any ideas or comments about the information and recommendations in these slides?
Why tax just those users of electric & gas? Why not tax those that have solar? Seems very unfair!
Why just tax the landline telephone users? More & more people are relying just on their cell phone, so why not tax those cell phone users too? Seems unfair!
Why just tax the cable TV users? Why not tax the satellite & Wi-Fi users too? Seems very unfair to me!
The UTT proposal is coming across as very unfair & targeting the older generation that use the standard utilities which your tax proposal is targeting!

Name not shown inside ECC Fire District Boundary July 19, 2016, 10:39 AM

In your opinion, how long should it take firefighters to arrive at the scene of a fire or medical emergency from the time they leave a station?
6 minutes


Knowing the above, in your opinion, how long should it take firefighters to arrive at the scene of a fire or medical emergency from the time they leave a station?
6 minutes


How often should firefighters and emergency medical personnel be able to respond to fire and medical emergencies within the standard of 4-minutes for travel time?
Most of the time


Knowing the above, how often should firefighters and emergency medical personnel be able to respond to fire and medical emergencies within the standard of 4-minutes for travel time?
Most of the time


How many stations do you think East Contra Costa Fire Protection District should have for its service area (approximately 250 square miles)?
8 stations


Knowing the above, how many stations do you think East Contra Costa Fire Protection District should have for its service area (approximately 250 square miles)?
8 stations


What should be the minimum staffing level of firefighters to serve the cities of Brentwood and Oakley and the surrounding areas in East Contra Costa County (about 110,000 residents)?
75 staff


Knowing the above, what should be the minimum staffing level of firefighters to serve the cities of Brentwood and Oakley and the surrounding areas in East Contra Costa County (about 110,000 residents)?
75 staff


How close do you think a fire station should be located to your home?
5 miles


Knowing the above, how close do you think a fire station should be located to your home?
1.5 miles


For structure or building fires, how many firefighters should be on scene to effectively extinguish the fire before it spreads to nearby homes or buildings?
6 firefighters


Knowing the above, for structure or building fires, how many firefighters should be on scene to effectively extinguish the fire before it spreads to nearby homes or buildings?
12 firefighters or more


If local taxpayers believed that the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District needed more revenue, which of the following sources would be the most appropriate and feasible to generate the necessary funds?
New revenue should come from a parcel tax or a special tax.


Knowing the above, which of the following sources would be the most appropriate and feasible to generate the necessary funds?
New revenue should come from a parcel tax or a special tax.


Have you called upon the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District for fire or emergency medical services during the past two years?
No

Name not shown inside Brentwood July 8, 2016, 9:11 AM

Do you have any ideas or comments about the information and recommendations in these slides?
I am against a UUT Tax. I favor a reallocation of property Taxes.

Name not shown outside Cities July 6, 2016, 4:50 PM

Do you have any ideas or comments about the information and recommendations in these slides?
I support a reallocation of property tax revenue. I came from a town in Northern California with a population of approximately 18,000 residents. That town had 2 fire stations within the city limits and another one about 1/8 of a mile beyond the border. That town did not have a parcel tax or a UUT for their fire district. That town allocated their property tax revenue to fund the fire stations. No extra taxes!

Name not shown outside Cities July 1, 2016, 10:46 PM

Do you have any ideas or comments about the information and recommendations in these slides?
Stop these sham surveys and spend the money where it's needed - our fire services. Re-allocate the high property taxes we already pay. Then look at other staffing and service models for stations that are more economical, more efficient, and more sensible.

John myers inside Brentwood June 30, 2016, 7:34 PM

Do you have any ideas or comments about the information and recommendations in these slides?
UUT as not a chance of passing

Pat Ziobro outside Cities June 29, 2016, 9:11 PM

Do you have any ideas or comments about the information and recommendations in these slides?
I am against any new taxes - and I represent a lot of taxpayers out here. The high property taxes we already pay should provide funding first and foremost, for the safety of the public. Reallocate the taxes we ALREADY pay.