Mendez Engineering PLLC, is preparing a Comprehensive Master Plan for the City of Sandy Oaks, Texas. We are submitting this for the City of Sandy Oaks. With this survey we hope to include the voice of the public to plan the future of Sandy Oaks. These questions deal with residents’ perceptions about the community as a place to raise children or as a place to retire, and opportunities for shopping, dining, volunteering, and entertainment. Other quality of life questions may ask about residents’ feelings of safety in the community. These kinds of questions can help create a baseline of information to be monitored as land use decisions are made over the years.

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* 1. Do you live in Sandy Oaks?

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* 2. How long have you lived in Sandy Oaks?

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* 3. Do you own a business in Sandy Oaks?

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* 4. How would you prefer to get information about City Council, City Commissions, and community events?

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* 5. There are Six (6) major topics for the City of Sandy Oaks Master Plan.

Land Use, Parks, Infrastructure Planning, Drainage, Traffic, and Safety. Please prioritize these six (6) topics in accordance of importance to you. One (1) being the most important.

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* 6. For the purpose of this survey, “Quality of Life” means the residence perception of the living conditions within the community. Government, Public facilities, and safety are major considerations.

How would you describe the “Quality of Life” in Sandy Oaks?

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* 7. Mixed Use Development blends commercial and residential uses within the same building. The bottom floor is for commercial use such as retail or offices and the second floor is used for residential. The business owner can live above his business.

Do you Favor or Oppose mixed use Zoning, (residential & commercial on same property)

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* 8. Would you Encourage or Discourage the following Land Uses in Sandy Oaks?

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* 9. What improvements would you recommend to improve your “Quality of Life” in Sandy Oaks.

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* 10. Do you Favor or Oppose the modernization of Public Facilities by the City of Sandy Oaks. (i.e., New city administration building, or a community center.)

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* 11. The City Parks in Sandy Oaks include, The City Park, The Natural Spring area, and 5 entrances into Sandy Oaks, with the main entrance being on Waterwood Pass Drive.

Do you use the Sandy Oaks Park on a regular basis?

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* 12. What improvements would you recommend to the Sandy Oaks City Park. Please list at least three (3) in the order of importance to you. (examples: Sports Fields, Add exercise stations to the walking trail, Cover Playground, security, etc.)

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* 13. How far do you travel to get to the City of Sandy Oaks Park?

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* 14. If any, what are the ages of the children in your household?

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* 15. Do you find the overall condition of the City’s roads adequate? Do not include TxDOT frontage off IH 37.

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* 16. Would you be in Favor or Oppose the use of increase taxes or the use of Bonds to modernize city infrastructures (i.e. Parks, Streets, Drainage, City or Community buildings).

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* 17. Would you be in Favor or Oppose the expansion of the City of Sandy Oaks by annexation?

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* 18. In your opinion, what should be the three (3) top priorities for the Sandy Oaks Parks?

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* 19. Would you be in Favor or Oppose limiting the size of vehicular Traffic allowed in areas of Sandy Oaks?

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* 20. Would you be in Favor or Oppose a creation of a Neighborhood Watch Program?

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* 21. Would you be in Favor or Oppose to creating organized sports at the City Park?

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