Business Climate

Business climate questions related to the overall impression of the community as a place to conduct business, as well as the level of satisfaction with various community-based services and local government services offered. The overall business climate in Milledgeville-Baldwin County was viewed as positive, with 89% of business owners rating the community as a “good to excellent” place to do business. (Figure 10)

Business Climate
Business climate questions related to the overall impression of the community as a place to conduct business, as well as the level of satisfaction with various community-based services and local government offerings. The overall business climate in Milledgeville-Baldwin County was viewed as positive, with 89% of business owners rating the community as a “good to excellent” place to do business.
(Figure 10)
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Figure 10: Impression of the Community as a Place to do Business
Public Services
Businesses were surveyed on their level of satisfaction with a broad range of municipal services. (Figure 11)
Community services generating high satisfaction rates included: Fire Rescue, University, Community College, Law Enforcement, and Child Care Services. Public Schools, Property Taxes (Fair & Equitable), Traffic Control, Local Streets & Roads, and Regulatory Enforcement (Fair & Equitable) services generated slightly lower levels of satisfaction. While there was a minimal downward trend across all service areas, compared to the 2013 ratings, the overall current rating indicated satisfaction levels of “good to excellent”.
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Figure 11: Level of Satisfaction with Public Services