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Public Involvement Evaluation: Brevard Metropolitan Planning Organization (Viera, Florida)

Follow-up Survey

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The following questions about the Southwest Brevard Transportation Study are intended to get a sense of 'what did we learn?' from the SWBTS meetings and to evaluate the process in order to make improvements in the future.

Public Involvement


  1. The citizens had ample notice of public meetings.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

  1. The citizens had ample opportunity to comment.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

  1. The citizens' concerns were adequately conveyed to you.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

  1. The citizens were provided clear and adequate information about the study.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

  1. The citizens understood the conflict between providing transportation facilities while preserving neighborhood quality of life.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

Project Information


  1. You received quality information about the project details.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

  1. The quantity and level of detail of project information was:

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

  1. Having FDOT's consultant (TEI) more actively involved during the Study Committee's deliberations would have been beneficial.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

Study Committee


  1. Using a Study Committee composed of elected officials representing the study area was effective.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

  1. The meeting procedures (scheduling, agenda packages, etc.) were appropriate.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

  1. Eliminating alternatives in order to reach consensus was appropriate.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

  1. Submitting the Study Committee recommendations to local governments for endorsement was beneficial.

Strongly Agree Agree Neither Disagree Strongly Disagree

What can the MPO do to improve citizen involvement in the decision making process of such a study?








What can be done to improve the information provided to you to aid in the decision making process? (More or less information needed? Different type of information?)








What can be done to make the Study Committee a more effective advisory body?








What frustrated you the most about the SWBTS? What pleased you the most about the SWBTS?








What do you think we learned from the Southwest Brevard Transportation Study that should be applied to future studies?









Contact List

SWBTS Study Committee:

Truman Scarborough - District 1
Randy O'Brien - District 2
Nancy Higgs - District 3
Mark Cook - District 4
Helen Voltz - District 5, Committee Chairman
Ed Geier - City of Palm Bay
John Mazziotti - City of Palm Bay
Fran Wales - City of Palm Bay
William Conner - City of Melbourne
Bob Wilmarth - City of West Melbourne

MPO members that attended the July and August special MPO meetings:

Larry Schultz - City of Rockledge, MPO Chairman
John Buckley - City of Melbourne
Loretta Isenberg-Hand - City of Melbourne
Grace Walker - City of Melbourne
Mary Jane Nail - City of Cocoa Beach
Bob Wille - South Beaches Coalition
Bill Lane - City of West Melbournee

Other officials and key staff that attended meetings:

Truman Scarborough - District 1
Randy O'Brien - District 2
Nancy Higgs - District 3
Mark Cook - District 4
Helen Voltz - District 5, Committee Chairman
Ed Geier - City of Palm Bay
John Mazziotti - City of Palm Bay
Fran Wales - City of Palm Bay
William Conner - City of Melbourne
Bob Wilmarth - City of West Melbourne

In addition to this survey, staff is currently conducting a telephone survey of citizens that attended the Study Committee and Special MPO meetings. Approximately 30 citizens will be surveyed to determine their opinions about the public involvement process.

Updated: 05/16/2013
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