Council chat: Oklahoma City survey shows most residents satisfied with quality of life
Reporter Michael Kimball chatted with readers Tuesday about the weekly Oklahoma City Council meeting and discussed results from the annual resident survey. Read the entire chat recap here.
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Topics discussed today: More residents showing satisfaction with quality of life in Oklahoma City, concerns about streets and public safety, consideration to add Sunday Metro Transit service and a review of the WestTown homeless resource center and day shelter.
On the city's image and appearance:
The city uses that survey every year to see how people feel about the city — what do they like, what don't they like. This year's survey showed an increasing number of people in the city are happy with the way things are going.
Yes, the appearance of the city was among the areas with a big gain in positive perception. The city's image as well.
On resident concerns:
People definitely did complain about some things on the survey. Street conditions were criticized the most.
The survey doesn't have room for people to respond about specific streets. But today, Councilman Pat Ryan talked about NW 10 being in particularly bad shape near the railroad tracks.
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