LIVINGSTON, NJ — Every opinion matters as Livingston residents fill out the 2015 Town Assessment Questionnaire. The Livingston Vision 20/20 Committee urges residents, committees and organizations throughout the town to help make Livingston the best it can be.
According to committee chairman Alan Karpas, the Vision 20/20 Committee has had great success in implementing changes to the community in the past with the help of this survey’s responses and Karpas expects the success to continue. Committee member Marty Meyers is pleased with the returns thus far.
“Every resident should be aware that their opinions matter,” said Meyers. “The survey is multiple choice and also has room for written replies."
The questionnaire provides Vision 20/20 the opportunity to collect feedback from all members of the Livingston community about all of the community’s aspects. In other words, input from residents will provide the Vision 20/20 committee with the knowledge of what residents are looking for in town in “action areas” like arts and culture, economic development, transportation, public safety, parks and recreation, volunteerism, education, environment and open space, youth services and senior citizens.
Subcommittees within Vision 20/20, whose purpose is to create a long-term vision for the Township of Livingston that will improve the quality of life for the community, its residents and businesses, met with all interested residents and all organizations that are involved in these areas of action. With the subcommittees’ analysis and recommendations, a cohesive questionnaire was designed to feature questions regarding each of these areas in order for the committee to collect a more detailed analysis of residents’ satisfactions and concerns.
"I don't know [what’s next for Livingston," said Karpas. "We have to see what comes back on the survey. Residents and people who work in town fill it out today—your Opinion Matters."
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TAP into Livingston is thrilled to be included in this year’s survey and hopes its readership is well represented by people who respond to the survey.
Written surveys and boxes are currently available at the Livingston Library, Town Hall and the Senior Community Center on Hillside Avenue. Questionnaires can also be mailed to Vision 20/20 Committee, Livingston Township Hall, 357 S. Livingston Ave., Livingston, NJ 07039.
The survey is also available online at the town website, www.livingstonnj.org. The survey is on the left side under popular links. All questionnaires should be completed and returned by Dec. 13.