The City of Wilsonville invites residents to participate in the 2016 Wilsonville Community Survey that is designed to provide a baseline of how City government is serving residents, to gauge perceptions of Wilsonville, and to make comparisons with peer cities.All residents of Wilsonville are eligible to participate through July 5 online at www.n-r-c.com/survey/wilsonvillesurvey.htm. Mayor Tim Knapp said, “Wilsonville is a great community, and the survey results help local leaders create a better city responsive to residents’ needs. I encourage everyone living in Wilsonville to take the survey and help us chart our community’s future.” The survey, which is conducted every other year, is administered by the National Research Center of Boulder, Colorado, and includes questions about quality of life in the community, local policies, demographics, ratings of local government services and resident use of services. To view the results of prior community surveys of Wilsonville residents conducted in 2012 and 2014, see www.ci.wilsonville.or.us/CommunitySurvey. Residents with questions about the survey may contact the Angela Handran, Community Outreach Specialist with the City, at 503-570-1503, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Jon Gail, Community Relations Coordinator, at 503-570-1502, email@example.com. About The National Citizen Survey™: The NCS (www.n-r-c.com/thencs) was among the first scientific surveys developed to gather resident opinion on a range of community issues, and has been used in more than 350 jurisdictions across 46 states. The NCS is a cost-effective survey of resident opinion and an important benchmarking tool that allows for comparison among communities. Communities using The NCS have reported that the tool improved service delivery, strengthened communications with community stakeholders and helped leaders identify clear priorities for use in strategic planning and budget setting. The NCS is the only citizen survey endorsed by the International City/County Management Association and the National League of Cities. About National Research Center, Inc. (NRC): NRC (www.n-r-c.com) is a leader in the field of public sector research and evaluation, with clients from across the country and around the globe. The firm is comprised of a skilled team of social scientists who support cities, counties, foundations and nonprofit organizations in using research to help communities thrive. NRC pioneered the development of The National Citizen Survey™ and continues to offer a suite of products designed to enhance the public voice and aid local decision-making.