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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
Bring in a NASCAR event
Additional playfields for soccer and softball
Major professional team (Think of Green Bay, pop. 103,000)
More instructional and competitive sports programs for adults
More "water play" opportunities in local parks
Competitive rowing teams/local rowing club
Gondola ride from Red to Rattlesnake mountains
Regional aquatic center with indoor Olympic-sized pool
Championship golf course with PGA/LPGA event.
Amusement park

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

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

* 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
Encourage retail and guest services along river
A spectacular venue to draw BIG name acts
Build another bridge
Artificial sandy beaches
Public docks accessing restaurants/shopping
Retain open spaces along river
Beach volleyball courts
A safe place for all to swim in the river
Bring a water taxi

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

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

* 7. In what ways is the community succeeding?

* 8. In what ways is the community failing?

* 9. Fill in your name and number to be entered in a drawing to win an iPod. (Other information optional.)

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