Town of Gorham Community Survey - Please complete by June 14, 2021

This survey is intended to provide community input during an update to the 2009 Comprehensive Plan.  At the end of the survey, you may summit your e-mail or phone number if you want to help with Plan preparation or implementation or to receive periodic updates on this project and e-mail Town of Gorham newsletters.   If you wish to preserve the confidentially of your survey responses, you may also sign up to receive e-mails at https://www.gorham-ny.com.  Draft planning documents will  be available on the Town website,  at Town Hall, and at the Gorham Free Library.

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* 1. Please select the area where your home, business, or property is located

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* 2. What is the primary use of your property in Gorham?

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* 3. Please select your top 3 reasons for living in the Town of Gorham

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* 4. Questions #4 to #9 are intended to indicate community priorities regarding Town spending to further planning goals.  Please indicate how much you would be willing to pay annually for each of the following  six activities. 

4. How much would you be willing to spend to enhance the walkability and bikeability of the hamlet/lakefront areas?

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* 5. How much would you be willing to spend  to expand the availability of public water?

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* 6. How much would you be willing to spend to increase sustainability of municipal facilities/operations (energy efficiency, waste reduction, water conservation, renewable energy powered buildings and vehicles, etc.)?

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* 7. How much would you be willing to spend to expand public access to Canandaigua Lake?

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* 8. How much would you be willing to spend to preserve local or regionally important views/hilltops/ridgelines?

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* 9. How much would you be willing to spend to support upland stormwater management facilities to protect water quality?

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* 10. Which land use(s) are appropriate for each of the following areas?  The location of areas A. to F. are indicated on the map below and in the row labels.
image shows location of areas A. to F. as described in row label text

  Mix of residential & commercial uses if public water & sewer Single family homes, townhouses or apartments  if public water & sewers Farming as priority use Limit development to protect gullies, steep slopes, woodlots, and ridgelines
A. Reed Corners (CR 18/Depew /SR 247 north)
B. Wilson Corners (Lake-to-Lake /SR 247)
C. Pickett Corners (CR 18/CR 17)
D. Lake shore/lake view corridor (CR 364/CR 11 & side streets)
E. Hamlet of Crystal Beach 
F. Hamlet of Gorham
G. Other areas of the Town

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* 11. How many years have you lived in Gorham?

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* 12. What one word or short phrase best describes your desired vision for the Town of Gorham?

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* 13. What is your age?

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* 14. What is your household type?

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* 15. How satisfied are you with the current  location of agricultural, residential and commercial land uses in the Town of Gorham?

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* 16. How satisfied are you with the building and zoning operations in the Town of Gorham?

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* 17. Would you like to help with the Town of Gorham Comprehensive Plan update or Plan implementation?

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* 18. Do you want to be included on the Town of Gorham e-mail list?

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* 19. If you answered yes to question 17 or 18, please provide your e-mail address or if you do not have an e-mail, your phone number

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* 20. Please add any additional comments about planning for the future of the Town of Gorham

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