Goals & Objectives Survey

* 1. New development should be sustainable (not require additional infrastructure, respect the natural environment, and be cost-efficient to maintain).

* 2. New development should be aesthetically pleasing, require strong landscaping, signage, and building material standards (i.e. brick instead of siding).

* 3. Development should be limited on agricultural land.

* 4. I would like to live in a walkable community; where I may walk, not drive to access health care, groceries, entertainment.

* 5. I would likely use public transportation to and from Evansville if it was available.

* 6. There are not enough housing options in Henderson (affordable, type of housing, assisted living, etc).

* 7. I believe green design and infrastructure principles should be encouraged as part of all new development.

* 8. New development should be discouraged from being in close proximity to industrial uses and coal mines.

* 9. It is important that Henderson City-County Planning Commission supports a business friendly environment.

* 10. It's important for Henderson to attract new jobs and industry to grow and provide jobs in the future.

* 11. I believe that Green Street and US-41 are not attractive Gateways into Henderson, and steps must be taken to improve their appearance.

* 12. I am well-served by the existing community services and programs (parks, police, etc).

* 13. I believe I-69 will have a positive impact on the future of Henderson County.

* 14. I believe I-69 will have a negative impact on the future of Henderson County.

* 15. I would likely use a bike/walking path.

* 16. I am likely to shop, dine and find entertainment in downtown Henderson.

* 17. I believe it is important to preserve the environment and many unique natural resources of Henderson.

* 18. The preservation of local historical sites is important.

* 19. I am likely to invest in a property to help revitalize a declining neighborhood.

* 20. Henderson is meeting the needs of teens/young adults in providing a place to grow now and in the future

* 21. Please enter any input that you feel needs to be addressed by the Comprehensive Plan. Additionally, if you would like to provide more detailed comments to any of your previous answers, please provide it here.

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