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* 1. Where is your primary residence within Butte-Silver Bow County?

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* 2. What would you describe as Butte-Silver Bow County’s greatest assets? (select your top three choices)

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* 3. What would you describe as Butte-Silver Bow County’s greatest weaknesses? (select your top three choices)

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* 4. As the historic center of Butte-Silver Bow, Uptown Butte has the potential to redevelop in many ways. What kinds of land uses should be encouraged there? (select your top three choices)

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* 5. Historically, mining, Montana Tech, and health care have been the major drivers of the local economy. There is also interest in further diversifying and expanding the economic base of Butte-Silver Bow County to encourage new industries and opportunities. What types of economic development should be pursued in the county? (select your top three choices)

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* 6. Which of these activities should be more promoted in order to attract visitors to the county? (check all that apply)

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* 7. What are the housing-related issues affecting Butte-Silver Bow County? (check all that apply)

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* 8. Of the housing issues selected above, which would be your top priority? (fill in answer here)

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* 9. If you believe there is a shortage of housing in the County, what types of units are in short supply? (check all that apply)

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* 10. Using the map provided at the following link, identify what areas of Butte-Silver Bow County should be targeted for more housing development.  Please select all that apply.  Residential Development Map

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* 11. Two neighborhood plans were completed in 2010 for Central Butte and the Greeley neighborhood. Should additional neighborhood plans be prepared?

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* 12. If you answered "Yes" to Question 11, please describe the areas you'd like to see develop a Neighborhood Plan in the county.

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* 13. Should a Neighborhood Alliance be created to bring together representatives of established neighborhoods to discuss mutual neighborhood issues and possible solutions?

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* 14. Are there actions that can be taken to improve the Butte Historic District? (select top two choices)

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* 15. There are parts of Uptown Butte that have vacant lots which are available for infill redevelopment. What types of uses would you like to see as infill development in Uptown? (check all that apply)

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* 16. Using the map provided at the following link, identify what areas of Butte-Silver Bow County should be targeted for commercial land uses and new commercial development.  Please select all that apply (Note: this map is different than the map used in Question 10).  Commercial Development Map

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* 17. What should the local government do to stimulate the redevelopment of vacant buildings that are found throughout Butte-Silver Bow County? (select top two choices)

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* 18. Are there areas of the county where land development should be limited or restricted?  (check all that apply)

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* 19. Mental health services, the prison pre-release center, and services for homeless populations and others in need are concentrated in Uptown Butte.  What is your preference for where these services and facilities should be located?

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* 20. More visitors are coming to places like Melrose and Divide to take advantage of the area’s outdoor recreation. What can the local government do to maintain the small-town character of these places while also encouraging more people to come and visit? (select top two choices)

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* 21. Rural communities like Melrose, Divide and Ramsay are home for many county residents. Which services would be the most beneficial to these and other rural communities? (select your top three choices)

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* 22. Some rural communities would like to preserve their community character and still grow in size. What is the best way to achieve this balance? (select your top two choices)

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* 23. Using the map provided at the following link, identify what areas of Butte-Silver Bow County should be targeted for industrial land uses and new industrial development? Please select all that apply (Note: this map is different than the map used in Questions 10 and 16).  Industrial Development Map

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* 24. What do you value most about living in Butte-Silver Bow? (rank in order of priority, 1 being most important and 11 being the least)

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* 25. If you selected "Other" in Question 24 above, please describe your value.

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* 26. Is there anything else you would like us to know about living and working in Butte-Silver Bow?

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