h Bergen County Municipalities Allendale (Borough) Montvale (Borough) Alpine (Borough) Moonachie (Borough) Bergenfield (Bo...
Accessible Bergen County Survey Results Two populations: Disability advocates  (73) Mayor’s of Bergen County (70)
Should Bergen have a competition? <ul><li>1.  Would you like to see an “Accessible Bergen County” award competition for al...
If you agree, why? <ul><li>  2.  If you agree we SHOULD have an “Accessible Bergen County” award competition what do you t...
If you disagree, why? <ul><li>3.  If you believe we SHOULD NOT have an “Accessible Bergen County” award competition, what ...
What department should PLAN <ul><li>4.  What department in county government would PLAN/ORGANIZE an “Accessible Bergen Cou...
Rank the planning tasks <ul><li>5.  Rank the planning tasks below in order of difficulty 1 most difficult 7 least difficul...
What department should CONDUCT? 6.  What department in county government would CONDUCT/EXECUTE the “Accessible Bergen Coun...
Time Line to the Award Ceremony <ul><li>Award Ceremony </li></ul><ul><li>Judging </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Event </li><...
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Accessible Bergen County Survey

  1. 1. h Bergen County Municipalities Allendale (Borough) Montvale (Borough) Alpine (Borough) Moonachie (Borough) Bergenfield (Borough) New Milford (Borough) Bogota (Borough) North Arlington (Borough) Carlstadt (Borough) Northvale (Borough) Cliffside Park (Borough) Norwood (Borough) Closter (Borough) Oakland (Borough) Cresskill (Borough) Old Tappan (Borough) Demarest (Borough) Oradell (Borough) Dumont (Borough) Palisades Park (Borough) East Rutherford (Borough) Paramus (Borough) Edgewater (Borough) Park Ridge (Borough) Elmwood Park (Borough) Ramsey (Borough) Emerson (Borough) Ridgefield (Borough) Englewood Cliffs (Borough) Ridgefield Park (Village) Englewood (City) Ridgewood (Village) Fair Lawn (Borough) River Edge (Borough) Fairview (Borough) River Vale (Township) Fort Lee (Borough) Rochelle Park (Township) Franklin Lakes (Borough) Rockleigh (Borough) Garfield (City) Rutherford (Borough) Glen Rock (Borough) Saddle Brook (Township) Hackensack (City) Saddle River (Borough) Harrington Park (Borough) South Hackensack (Township) Hasbrouck Heights (Borough) Teaneck (Township) Haworth (Borough) Tenafly (Borough) Hillsdale (Borough) Teterboro (Borough) Ho-Ho-Kus (Borough) Upper Saddle River (Borough) Leonia (Borough) Waldwick (Borough) Little Ferry (Borough) Wallington (Borough) Lodi (Borough) Washington Township Lyndhurst (Township) Westwood (Borough) Mahwah (Township) Wood-Ridge (Borough) Maywood (Borough) Woodcliff Lake (Borough) Midland Park (Borough) Wyckoff (Township)
  2. 2. Accessible Bergen County Survey Results Two populations: Disability advocates (73) Mayor’s of Bergen County (70)
  3. 3. Should Bergen have a competition? <ul><li>1. Would you like to see an “Accessible Bergen County” award competition for all 70 municipalities in Bergen County?  </li></ul><ul><ul><li> </li></ul></ul><ul><li>    </li></ul><ul><li>   </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>Percent Advocates Mayors Yes 100.0% 15 No 0.0% 0 Answered question 15 Skipped question 0
  4. 4. If you agree, why? <ul><li>  2. If you agree we SHOULD have an “Accessible Bergen County” award competition what do you think would be the benefits?  </li></ul>More towns will adopt Community Awareness Access for All Committee's 64.3% National recognition for the county 28.6% National recognition for the winning towns 28.6% State recognition for the winning towns 35.7% Appreciation for the challenges faced by those who are disabled 92.9% Mayor and town officials gain new knowledge of the services available to disabled residents. 92.9% Answered question 15 Skipped question 0
  5. 5. If you disagree, why? <ul><li>3. If you believe we SHOULD NOT have an “Accessible Bergen County” award competition, what do you see as the challenges preventing the competition?  </li></ul>More towns will adopt Community Awareness Access for All Committee's 0% Not enough volunteers 40% Too high a “cost” in terms of county officials time 20% Too complicated to organize 20% Could not find a sponsor to provide the award 20% Towns will not compete because they do not see the benefits 80% Answered question 15 Skipped question 0
  6. 6. What department should PLAN <ul><li>4. What department in county government would PLAN/ORGANIZE an “Accessible Bergen County” award competition?  </li></ul>County Executive 46.7% Bergen County Sheriff 20.0% Bergen Community College 13.3% Community Transportation - Human Services Dept 20.0% Cooperative Library System (BCCLS), Bergen County1 3.3% Disability Services - Human Services Dept 80.0% Environmental Council, Bergen County 6.7% Volunteer Center of Bergen County 20.0% Answered question 15 Skipped question 0
  7. 7. Rank the planning tasks <ul><li>5.  Rank the planning tasks below in order of difficulty 1 most difficult 7 least difficult? </li></ul>Finding a sponsor to provide the award. 28.6% Finding impartial judges. 23.1% Designing an application that would be applicable at the county level. 35.7% Finding volunteers to persuade local municipal officials to compete . 33.3% Finding volunteers to conduct an evaluation event in each town. 28.6% Planning the award ceremony with an appropriate state official as presenter. 38.5% Public relations throughout the process to keep the general public informed. 33.3%
  8. 8. What department should CONDUCT? 6. What department in county government would CONDUCT/EXECUTE the “Accessible Bergen County” award competition?  County Executive 35.7% Bergen County Sheriff 7.1% Bergen Community College 7.1% Community Transportation - Human Services Dept 14.3% Cooperative Library System (BCCLS), Bergen County1 0.0% Disability Services - Human Services Dept 78.6% Environmental Council, Bergen County 0.0% Volunteer Center of Bergen County 21.4% Answered question 15 Skipped question 0
  9. 9. Time Line to the Award Ceremony <ul><li>Award Ceremony </li></ul><ul><li>Judging </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation Event </li></ul><ul><li>Receive applications </li></ul><ul><li>Send applications </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteers make request resolutions x 70 towns </li></ul><ul><li>Create a county based application </li></ul><ul><li>Secure impartial judges </li></ul><ul><li>Secure an award sponsor </li></ul><ul><li>County government passes a resolution </li></ul><ul><li>County government accepts challange </li></ul>

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