Voice of the People Award
he National Research Center, Inc. (NRC) has announced Yountville, CA Winner of the Voice of the People Award for Excellence in Natural Environment. This award is only given to the top performing jurisdictions that best listen and act for the benefit of their communities. Based on responses from The National Citizen Survey™ (The NCS™), conducted in Yountville in 2016, residents of Yountville reported the highest ratings for the Natural Environment compared with all other participating jurisdictions. Yountville was also a finalist in the categories of Mobility, Community Engagement, and Foundations of Livability.
The National Citizen Survey™ reports resident opinion and satisfaction with local government and services with a scientific, representative sample approach. Steve Rogers, Town Manager, says: “Results from the survey are used to inform budgeting decisions and program planning. The results of the 2016 survey are also being used while determining General Plan policy as part of the Town’s Envision Yountville effort.”
The Voice of the People award was presented by the International City/County Management Association (ICMA) and the National Research Center, Inc. during the 103rd Annual ICMA Conference in San Antonio TX, on Monday October 23, 2017. The award was received by Town Staff.
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