Community Report & Survey Results

Matthew H. Hymel, County Administrator

The County of Marin is pleased to publish its second Report to the Community. The goal of this report is to further connect Marin County government and the community we serve. This newest report provides a brief overview of our efforts to create a more sustainable future. By sharing our accomplishments and priorities, our goal is to work with residents and community partners to reduce our use of natural resources so that future generations can enjoy the unique natural beauty of Marin. The report is organized around the important elements that shape the quality of life in Marin:

  • Environmental Preservation
  • A Sustainable Infrastructure
  • Economic Growth and Social Equity
  • Community Engagement
  • Ensuring a Sustainable Organization

By balancing these elements, we hope to create a higher quality of life for future generations. We are confident that together we can make good choices that will lead to a healthier, safer and more sustainable future for Marin. 

Community Survey Results

Cover of the Community Survey results document

The County of Marin conducted the most recent community satisfaction survey in spring 2009. The survey results, which were presented to the Marin County Board of Supervisors on April 14, 2009, indicated a high level of overall satisfaction as 86 percent of residents were satisfied with County's performance in providing programs and services. The survey, which is conducted every two years, also pointed out highlighted specific services with high importance and satisfaction ratings and pointed out areas for improvement.

The results of the 2009 survey have been analyzed to assess the public’s perception of County services compared with the previous survey in 2007.

The community survey was conducted using a random telephone sample of county residents and included 750 responses. Approximately 150 respondents were from each of the five supervisorial district to ensure a balance of respondents from across the county. The survey results and County news release are available below.

2009 Community Survey

2007 Community Survey

2005 Community Survey