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Clackamas County leaders ask residents for feedback about public services via an online survey

Because of an anticipated budget gap, Clackamas County is encouraging residents and stakeholders to complete a survey rating public services. Results from the survey, which runs through Jan. 1, 2020, will be made public and be used to present a proposed budget to the county's budget committee.

"The end result of this process will be a sustainable budget that is lean and effective," stated County Administrator Gary Schmidt in a press release. "We're becoming more efficient to live within our means."

To reduce costs, Clackamas County has also instituted a hiring freeze and is reaching out to employees to determine other ways to save costs.

The survey groups services into five categories, such as public health; vulnerable populations; planning, development, taxation and finance; general public services and law and justice. The survey takes between 7-10 minutes to complete and can be accessed at

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