We invite the community to use this survey and assessment to inform future plans, communicate needs, celebrate accomplishments, and help with decision-making. Our hope is that the results of this work will help guide planning and development activities to contribute to Brown County's bright future.
671 completed community surveys
55 completed high school surveys
8 steering committee members
3 focus groups
30 focus group participants
Since 2018, great things have happened in Brown County - the new Early Learning Center and a Mexican restaurant, uptown Mt. Sterling streetscape improvements, more shopping options, and a trails plan to name a few. The purpose of these community surveys is to:
The City of Mt. Sterling and the Illinois Housing Development Authority conducted the survey in the Winter of 2019-2020. It measured 140 respondent opinions on various areas of community development to support future community revitalization efforts in Mt. Sterling, IL.
BC Surveys are a tool to help community stakeholders make informed decisions about future work. The information gathered includes demographic and other data to better understand what Brown County residents think about life, work, play, and progress in Brown County.
The Brown County Survey is presented through partnerships among Action Brown County, the Brown County Public Library, the Tracy Family Foundation, the City of Mt. Sterling, the Mt. Sterling Community Center YMCA, and community volunteers.