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8
Sales of locally produced food at farmers market
 
Comment: May not capture all of the sales of locally produced food. Does not include information on amount of sales of non-locally produced food as comparison.
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
Olympia Farmers Market
 
Keywords: agriculture, economy, farm, food, local capital, local production, resource use, sales
 
 
8
Percent of energy supplied from renewable sources within the state
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
MN Department of Public Service, Minnesota Energy Book
 
Keywords: energy, local, resource use
 
 
7
Dollars spent in locally-owned businesses
 
Comment: Not yet defined.
 
Used by:
South Puget Sound - Sustainable Community Roundtable
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: business, economy, local capital, local investment, locally owned, sales
 
 
5
Business participation in school and civic events
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
Maine Economic Growth Council, Annual Statewide Surveys of Maine Citizens
 
Keywords: business, civic, community, connectedness, economy, local, participation, school, volunteerism
 
 
5
Number of people who can name two city council members
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Unspecified
 
Keywords: awareness, community, connectedness, government, local, participation
 
 
5
Visibility of local issues
 
Comment: Survey question only added in 1991. A new sampling method used in 1993 resulted in more representative participation by minorities than in previous years.
 
Used by:
Jacksonville Community Council Inc.
Data source:
Survey
 
Keywords: awareness, citizen, community, connectedness, government, local, participation
 
 
4
Noise complaints to local authorities
 
Used by:
Fife Regional Council
Data source:
Fife State of the Environmental Manual, 1994, and District Council Environmental Health Departments
 
Keywords: environment, human, noise, pollution, quality of life, urbanization
 
 
4
Voter turnout for municipal elections
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
Clerk's Departments at municipalities in H-W.
 
Keywords: citizen, community, connectedness, elections, government, local, participation, voter
 
 
3
Office vacancy rate
 
Used by:
Hamilton-Wentworth Regional Council
Data source:
David H. Blanchard Property Corp, More Hamilton Facts and Figures
 
Healthy City Office - Corporation of the City of Toronto
Royal LePage Office Leasing Guide
 
Keywords: business, commercial, economy, employment, jobs, local investment, property, real estate, sprawl
 
 
2
Health care cost relative to total state/local expenditure
 
Comment: Does not address effectiveness of resource use, lack of access to health services, or amount spent caring for illness v. promoting health.
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
WA Office of Financial Management '1990 Health Care Estimates' May 1992
 
Keywords: cost, health, health care
 
 
2
Government subsidies as percent of gross income
 
Used by:
Land Stewardship Project
Data source:
Income tax forms
 
Keywords: business, economy, finance, government, income, local, subsidized
 
 
2
Number of stated goals and established measures for local or state budget
 
Used by:
Minnesota Planning
Data source:
Minnesota Department of Finance
 
Keywords: effectiveness, government, local
 
 
2
Percent who trust local government vs federal government
 
Used by:
Florida Commission on Government Accountability to the People (GAP)
Data source:
Florida Annual Policy Survey, Florida State University
 
Mobile United
Mobile United Survey, USA Polling Group
 
Keywords: effectiveness, government, local, morale, trust
 
 
1
Total dollars and dollars per capita deposited in local banks annually
 
Used by:
Sustainable Seattle
Data source:
King County banks
 
Keywords: capital, economy, finance, money
 
 
1
State and local tax burden
 
Used by:
Maine Development Foundation
Data source:
US Department of Commerce, Bureau of Economic Analysis
 
Portland Multnomah Progress Board
Tax Foundation, OR Department of Revenue, OR Department of Transportation, Tax Supervising Commission
 
Keywords: government, taxes