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Name not shown inside Tempe March 23, 2023, 8:12 PM

As a pedestrian, did you like using the all-pedestrian phase crossing? No
Why or why not? I avoid going downtown because of all the college students

How often do you use the intersection at Mill and Fifth as a pedestrian? Rarely
As a driver, do you like the way the intersection works with the all-pedestrian phase crossing? Yes
Why or why not? This is the same idea that is used in Tokyo. I loved it there and think more busy intersections should have this.

How often do you use the intersection at Mill and Fifth as a driver? Monthly
What type of pedestrian crossing do you prefer at this intersection? All-pedestrian phase crossing
I am best described as:
A Tempe resident
Zip code 85282

Name not shown outside Tempe March 23, 2023, 5:22 PM

As a pedestrian, did you like using the all-pedestrian phase crossing? Yes
Why or why not? It’s convenient to be able to cross diagonally instead of having to wait for both lights to cross twice. I also feel safer knowing that cats can’t turn right while I’m crossing. It generally feels safer to me to also have more time even if I would have been only crossing parrell to cars.
How often do you use the intersection at Mill and Fifth as a pedestrian? Weekly
As a driver, do you like the way the intersection works with the all-pedestrian phase crossing? Yes
Why or why not? I hated turning right at those intersections as there would always be a lot of foot traffic and oftentimes I wouldn’t be able to turn for the duration of the green light. This feels safer for me a a a driver to have a specific time to turn and not worry about waiting or running someone over
How often do you use the intersection at Mill and Fifth as a driver? Weekly
What type of pedestrian crossing do you prefer at this intersection? All-pedestrian phase crossing
I am best described as:
A student
Zip code 85083

Name not shown inside Tempe March 23, 2023, 4:46 PM

Do you support establishing a tobacco sales license in the City of Tempe?
Yes
If a tobacco sales license is established, do you support the proposed fees to ensure compliance? Yes
Do you support increasing the minimum age for purchase of tobacco products to age 21? Yes
Do you currently use tobacco products?

No
Do you currently own, manage or work at an establishment that sells tobacco products?

No

Name not shown inside Tempe March 23, 2023, 12:16 PM

As a pedestrian, did you like using the all-pedestrian phase crossing? Yes
Why or why not? I enjoy USING the crosswalk because it's more convenient for me, but the number of jaywalkers it has produced makes me uncomfortable.
How often do you use the intersection at Mill and Fifth as a pedestrian? Daily
As a driver, do you like the way the intersection works with the all-pedestrian phase crossing? No
Why or why not? The new "no turn on red" mandate slows things down. In theory, I would LOVE to have a designated time to make that right turn without pedestrians, but folks don't read the sign and we're back to square one of having to right turn while avoiding pedestrians.
How often do you use the intersection at Mill and Fifth as a driver? Weekly
What type of pedestrian crossing do you prefer at this intersection? Normal crossings concurrent with parallel traffic
I am best described as:
Part of Tempe’s workforce
Zip code 85281

Name not shown inside Tempe March 21, 2023, 11:15 PM

Do you support establishing a tobacco sales license in the City of Tempe?
Yes
Why or why not? Because if you need a license to sell alcohol, or marijuana, catch fish, drive a car then you need license for tobacco so you can create a paper trail to make sure you arent selling to minors
If a tobacco sales license is established, do you support the proposed fees to ensure compliance? Yes
Why or why not? Cancer causing things such as tobacco should be taxed to the highest because if u really want to provide people with possible death and cause people who didnt agree to second hand death, then pay the responsibility and consequences that come with it.
Do you support increasing the minimum age for purchase of tobacco products to age 21? Yes
Why or why not? Because studies show that you arent done growing at 18, and still are considered too young to do anything else (i.e. gamble, smoke weed, drink) why should this be any different
Do you currently use tobacco products?

I used to
Do you currently own, manage or work at an establishment that sells tobacco products?

No
Do you have any other comments? We're ACTUALLY protecting the children...verses those shmo's that are voting against drug queens reading, or performing In front of children. People are ACTUALLY dying here.

Jobe Dickinson outside Tempe March 21, 2023, 3:29 PM

Do you support establishing a tobacco sales license in the City of Tempe?
Yes
Why or why not? Better regulation will increase compliance with State and local laws
If a tobacco sales license is established, do you support the proposed fees to ensure compliance? Yes
Why or why not? The fines are fair.
Do you support increasing the minimum age for purchase of tobacco products to age 21? Yes
Why or why not? This is compliant with federal law and it will help deter underage and juvenile smoking.
Do you currently use tobacco products?

No
Do you currently own, manage or work at an establishment that sells tobacco products?

No
Do you have any other comments? I would like to thank all the council members and staff that put time into this. It is important to get all stakeholders involved to make sure there is good governance without an unintended consequences. This ordinance has been molded where I believe it will better regulate the selling of tobacco, lower juvenile and underage smokers, as well as not have major negative impacts on law enforcement or the general budget. There will also not be the major opportunity for an illicit market to come to Tempe. Thanks for all the time put into this ordinance.

Jobe Dickinson
Border Security Alliance

Name not shown outside Tempe March 21, 2023, 2:03 PM

Do you support establishing a tobacco sales license in the City of Tempe?
Yes
Why or why not? I'm on board with the license process as long as it doesn't target just the retailer with violations. Under age kids should also get ticketed for under age use. I know most kids would not turn in their friends and will say they bought it from a retailer even though they didn't. Most of the times the kids will get products from their friends not the retailers.
If a tobacco sales license is established, do you support the proposed fees to ensure compliance? Yes
Why or why not? The fees seem reasonable as long as this isn't a road to banning all tobacco products.
Do you support increasing the minimum age for purchase of tobacco products to age 21? Yes
Why or why not? Every account I know ID's people that come in to purchase tobacco products. I don't know any accounts that sell to anyone under 21.
Do you currently use tobacco products?

Yes
Do you currently own, manage or work at an establishment that sells tobacco products?

Yes
Do you have any other comments? Everyone I talk to is fine with the license process and fees associated with it but if this pushes forward into a ban based off of old data that will not be a good move. I am a parent as well and my child knows that this stuff is for adults. If my child ever used these any of these tobacco products then I will need to deal with it not our government. Prohibition didn't work for alcohol and it wouldn't work for this.

Name not shown outside Tempe March 21, 2023, 1:51 PM

Do you support establishing a tobacco sales license in the City of Tempe?
Yes
If a tobacco sales license is established, do you support the proposed fees to ensure compliance? Yes
Do you support increasing the minimum age for purchase of tobacco products to age 21? Yes
Do you currently use tobacco products?

Yes
Do you currently own, manage or work at an establishment that sells tobacco products?

Yes

Name not shown outside Tempe March 20, 2023, 11:33 PM

Do you support establishing a tobacco sales license in the City of Tempe?
Yes
Why or why not? License will protect kids and leave the right to adult for choosing vaping or not.
If a tobacco sales license is established, do you support the proposed fees to ensure compliance? Yes
Do you support increasing the minimum age for purchase of tobacco products to age 21? Yes
Do you currently use tobacco products?

Yes
Do you currently own, manage or work at an establishment that sells tobacco products?

Yes

Name not shown inside Tempe March 20, 2023, 11:28 PM

Do you support establishing a tobacco sales license in the City of Tempe?
Yes
Why or why not? License will help to stop the dramas which is going on. Try to educate your kids instead of blaming small business owners. Vaping never kill people while alcohol did. Thank you
If a tobacco sales license is established, do you support the proposed fees to ensure compliance? Yes
Do you support increasing the minimum age for purchase of tobacco products to age 21? Yes
Do you currently use tobacco products?

Yes
Do you currently own, manage or work at an establishment that sells tobacco products?

Yes