CA Neighborhood Infrastructure Strategy 
Priority and Comment Sheet

The Neighborhood Infrastructure Strategy is a $20 million community infrastructure investment focused on priorities identified through community benefit consultation undertaken from 2015-2017. Bridging North America has prepared the following list of potential community benefits for consultation prior to the finalization of the Community Benefits Plan to ensure the Neighborhood Infrastructure Strategy reflects the uniqueness of the host communities and meets the request for community feedback on the final selection of initiatives identified for implementation. The initiatives below are consistent with both the Crossing Agreement and the I-CARE Framework. For more information on the community benefits process, please visit wdbridge.com.

Instructions: Please rank the initiatives you support, by section, in priority order, using “1” for your first priority, “2” for your second priority and so on. Please rank each of the five sections:
·       Section 1 |Community Partnerships
·       Section 2 | Lessening the Effects of Construction and Operation Issues
·       Section 3 | Economic Benefits
·       Section 4 | Community Safety and Connections
·       Section 5 | Aesthetics and Landscaping

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* 1. Please complete the below contact information. 

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* 2. Community Partnerships

These initiatives focus on ways Bridging North America and WDBA can work with local organizations and agencies to enhance the communities near the project area.

Please rank the initiatives you support in priority order, using “1” for your first priority, “2” for your second priority and so on.

All initiatives must be ranked in priority order for the response to be complete.

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* 3. Lessening the Effects of Construction and Operation Issues

Bridging North America must follow construction mitigation measures identified through the Canadian Environmental Assessment and the US Environmental Impact Statement. Many of the recommendations received from the community are project requirements (e.g. using designated truck routes for hauling materials or managing dust). This has resulted in a limited list below for prioritization.

Please rank the initiatives you support in priority order, using “1” for your first priority, “2” for your second priority and so on.

All initiatives must be ranked in priority order for the response to be complete.

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* 4. Economic Benefits

These initiatives focus on ways Bridging North America and WDBA can support local economic development and other business opportunities to help the communities thrive.

Please rank the initiatives you support in priority order, using “1” for your first priority, “2” for your second priority and so on.

All initiatives must be ranked in priority order for the response to be complete.

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* 5. Community Safety and Connections

These initiatives focus on enhancing how people move about the community by foot, bike or car, providing options to link the bridge’s multi-use trail with existing or planned connections, and increasing awareness of safety near construction sites.    

Please rank the initiatives you support in priority order, using “1” for your first priority, “2” for your second priority and so on.

All initiatives must be ranked in priority order for the response to be complete.

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* 6. Aesthetics and Landscaping

These initiatives explore ways to build upon the project’s aesthetic and landscape design plans to bring additional features to the adjacent communities.

Please rank the initiatives you support in priority order, using “1” for your first priority, “2” for your second priority and so on.

All initiatives must be ranked in priority order for the response to be complete.

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* 7. Please share any additional comments you may have. 

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