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Ensuring a good quality of life is one of the fundamental responsibilities of local government. A city’s livability encompasses everything from public health to the conditions of our streets, and from the cleanliness of our neighborhoods to the quality and safety of our water. Below you will find performance information for those departments that enhances Nashville and Davidson County’s quality of life.

Vital Signs - Livability

Measure Source 2010 2011
Community Arts grant funding Arts Commission $1,988,000 $1,887,000
Participation in sports leagues Parks 453,556 477,096
Percentage of residential neighborhoods within 2 miles of a greenway Parks 62.8% 67.2%
Per Capita patron visits at all library locations Public Library 5.8 5.9
Percentage of customer inquiries appropriately resolved within 30 days Public Works 94% 97%
Percentage change in substandard properties brought into compliance as a direct result of departmental intervention Codes Administration 81% 80%
Percentage of newly issued code violations corrected Codes Administration 75% 76%