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Business & Technology Survey

Business is the basis of the Lincoln economy. Technology is a more integral part of business each day. Technology is integrated in product development, manufacturing, customer services, wholesale, and retail services. E-commerce and E-government makes private and public business more accessible. Your responses will assist in efforts to identify the needs and trends in local business and issues the community should be addressing.

General Information

* Required fields
*Your Name
Your Title
*Business or
Organization
*Business Address
*City *State
*Zip - Phone - -
Standard Industrial
Code (SIC)

Describe the products or service the company/organization provides.

How many years has your business/organization been located in Lincoln?

Identify the number of full time employees.

this year
last year
5 years ago

  Business Growth

In the next 5 years how do you anticipate your business will expand? (Rate from 1 to 5, 1=highest and 5=lowest)

sales
building
equipment
products or services
customer base
employment

Is your company considering relocating:
within Lincoln
outside of Lincoln
not planning to relocate from current location

Has your company been contacted by representatives from another community about relocating?
Yes
No
Please list the communities that have contacted you

During the past year your business has: increased revenues decreased revenues stable revenues

Does your business having difficulty recruiting employees? Yes No Not Applicable
Is Yes, please list the type of positions and the difficulty

Does your business use interns from a university, college or high school?
Yes
No
Which school

How do you recruit employees?
Newspaper / professional or trade publications
College placement
Employment services
Internet employment services
Word of mouth

Is your company undertaking projects that use Tax Increment Financing (TIF)?
Yes
No

Is your company currently using tax credits available under LB 775 (the Employment & Investment Growth Act)?
Yes
No

Does your company currently export/import any portion of your products/services?
Yes
No

Which form of Internet connection are you using in your business?
56K modem or less
ISDN (Integrated Services Digital Network)
DSL (Digital Subscriber Line)
T1
Cable modem
10 megabyte or greater (Please identify)

Do your employees in Lincoln have access to fast Internet connections?
Yes
No

Business in Lincoln

Please list the major strength of having a business in Lincoln.

Please list the major weakness of having a business in Lincoln.

If you were selecting a location for your business today would you choose Lincoln?
Yes
No
Why or why not?

Do you believe Lincoln has a friendly business climate?
Yes
No

Would you recommend to another company that it should relocate to Lincoln?
Yes
No
Why or why not?

What could the City and the Lincoln Partnership for Economic Development (LPED) do to improve the operational well being of your business?

Are there three issues you would suggest that the City and business community work together to address to improve economic opportunities in Lincoln?
1.
2.
3.

Please rate your level of business satisfaction with the following services available in Lincoln.
 (Rate from 1 to 5, 1=highest and 5=lowest)

Public Safety (Police, Fire, Ambulance)
Quality of Life
Quality of workforce
Quality of post secondary education
City Regulation (local zoning, permits, inspections, etc.)
Business climate
Air Transportation
Rail Transportation
Trucking Transportation
Electrical service
Telecommunication
Internet connections
Local government spending
Property Tax Rate
Sales Tax Rate

Directory of Technology Based Companies

The City of Lincoln's Mayor's Technology Council is compiling a list of technology based companies. Please provide the following information to be included.

Business Name
Contact Name
Web Site URL
E-mail
Phone
Fax

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