This measure includes the proportion of licensed early childhood education centers participating in the state Quality Rating and Improvement System (QRIS). This system is one of the state's quality initiatives and participation demonstrates a commitment to high quality programming for young children.
The city began the process of accepting limited electronic plans in 2018 and expanded the scope of permit types in 2019. With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the city quickly implemented 100 percent on-line plans submittal and review to ensure continuity of business operations for the development community.
This measure demonstrates community satisfaction with emergency preparedness. Our goal is to increase community satisfaction with emergency preparedness to 85% by FY23. Our progress is measured by the Citizen Assessment Survey administered every 4 years.
Residents have identified crime prevention as one of their top priority requirements and it is closely linked to their quality of life. Because residents told the city that crime prevention is a top requirement, the city has designated it as a key process. Crime rate is a count of crimes per 100,000 residents compiled to assess the effectiveness of a crime prevention policies, programs and processes. Data is also segmented by ward/market segment (AOS). Notes: 2020 data is preliminary and subject to change as it has not been published by the FBI. October, November, and December data was reported under the new NIBRS approach instead of UCR Summary, and was manually converted from NIBRS to UCR Summary to provide trending.