Understanding Your Priorities
Noted below are only 8 items to rate and a few comments we'd like you to share. Please let us know how IMPORTANT each of the following are to you as a member of the community by rating each on a 7-point scale.
How important is it for you to live in a community where...you feel welcome wherever you go, people are friendly, there's a diverse group of people and opinions, and there are events that bring people together?
What about a community or neighborhood makes you feel welcome, and what makes a place feel inclusive?
What makes you feel connected to a community?
How important is it for you to live in a community where...there are good jobs, there is entrepreneurship and new businesses starting up, the community supports newer technology, and the community looks for new ideas and new ways to do things and address issues?
What does an innovative community have, and what does it do?
How important is it for you to live in a community where...there are places for you to participate in recreational activities, sports, parks, the arts, etc., and there are opportunities to be entertained in the community?
For a community to be fun or an enjoyable place to live, what do you need to be able to do or experience?
How important is it for you to live in a community where...you have access to healthy foods, the community has clean air, land, and water, there is green space, there are places for you to be active, and you have access to quality healthcare (physical, mental health)?
What does it mean for a community to be a healthy place to live?
How important is it for you to live in a community where...the community is accessible to seniors and those with disabilities, you can easily get around the community, you have access to public transportation, you have Wi-Fi access and access to technology, and you can access the services and resources you need?
What do you need to access in the community to make it a good place to live?
How important is it for you to live in a community where...you can afford housing (to buy or rent), you can afford to live near where you work, you can afford to buy healthy foods, and healthcare is affordable?
What would make you feel like a community is affordable to live?
How important is it for you to live in a community where...you feel safe and protected in the community, the community is prepared in case of natural disasters or big events or emergencies, the community does a good job planning for the future and for growth, there are good educational systems and programs for children/youth, and there are good educational and learning opportunities for adults?
For you to feel a community is safe and prepared for the future and future events, what does the community need to have or need to do?
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