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Bessemer survey results roll in


Ian Minielly/Daily Globe

BESSEMER CITY manager Charly Loper catalogues the results of the Bessemer residents surveys on Wednesday. Loper discovered she needed to proof the surveys because the electronic device was unable to accommodate all the answers residents provided. The survey results will be available on April 5 from 4-6:00 p.m. at city hall.


BESSEMER - Charly Loper was seen Wednesday checking and re-checking survey results Bessemer residents sent in to city hall.

The city sent out 980 surveys to residents and received 296 responses. A 30 percent response rate far exceeded what city manager Loper was expecting. She was hoping for a 10 percent return rate.

What Loper discovered was the electronic reader was not sufficient to capture the responses. In many questions there was an option to respond with more than one answer and the electronic scanner was unable to differentiate between m...

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