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Share your vision of what our community should look like and how we are going to get there in the next 10 years.

* 1. In what ways do you participate in the community?

* 2. To which community do you feel you most belong?

* 3. What would improve our RECREATION OPPORTUNITIES?

  Very important Somewhat important Neutral Not important
More "water play" opportunities in local parks
Competitive rowing teams/local rowing club
Major professional team (Think of Green Bay, pop. 103,000)
Amusement park
Gondola ride from Red to Rattlesnake mountains
Regional aquatic center with indoor Olympic-sized pool
Bring in a NASCAR event
Additional playfields for soccer and softball
Championship golf course with PGA/LPGA event.
More instructional and competitive sports programs for adults

* 4. What vision do you have for the community in the area of ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/INDUSTRY/TOURISM?

  Very important Somewhat important Neutral Not important
Revitalize downtowns.
Replace Vista Field with new Coliseum
Build another destination shopping mall.
Develop a music niche, maybe jazz to go with our wineries (think Nashville or Branson)
Harness wind/solar energy
High speed rail to Seattle/Portland/Spokane
Make WSU Tri-Cities a residential campus with sports teams
Build new nuclear plants
Consolidate Tri-Cities
Light rail for local use.
Focus on community safety
Reprocess nuclear waste/ GNEP.
Planned neighborhoods so people can live, work and play in one place.

* 5. What vision do you have for the community in the area of RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT?

  Very important Somewhat important Neutral Not important
Gondola ride over the Columbia River
Build another bridge
Public docks accessing restaurants/shopping
A spectacular venue to draw BIG name acts
Beach volleyball courts
A safe place for all to swim in the river
Encourage retail and guest services along river
Bring a water taxi
Artificial sandy beaches
Retain open spaces along river

* 6. What vision do you have for the community in the area of CULTURAL EVENTS/NIGHT LIFE?

  Very important Somewhat important Neutral Not important
Performing arts center
Professional acting/opera company
Club scene that nurtures local music
Wine bars and coffee shops that stay open later
Hanford Reach Interpretive Center
More places to go dancing
Create a performing arts high school/college

* 7. In what ways is the community succeeding?

* 8. In what ways is the community failing?

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