Top Investment Priority?
What is the top investment priority for your community?
When asked what the top investment priority for Ridgecrest should be at our February 5th membership meeting, 46% of participants chose economic development as their response. At the Economic Outlook Conference, 39% of the audience had the same response (tied with quality of life - another aspect of our mission). The low level of responses for public safety (6%) and infrastructure (15%) demonstrates that Measures L and V have impacted their intended targets and we are grateful to be in a safe community. Physical arrests have fluctuated over the last ten years, but the police department’s ability to enforce the law has increased with the number of patrol units increasing from 13 in 2010 to 20 in 2018. Where are you located? What do you think the top investment priority should be for your community?