With the completion of the new Community Facility and demolition of the old Community Hall in 2017, Council is embarking on a process to determine the future use of the old Lake Windermere Memorial Hall property.  Council is seeking your input to develop a plan to re-develop the property for the future of the community.  The deadline for the survey is Tuesday, July 4, 2017.

* 1. What is the main reason why you live in Invermere?

* 2. Do you plan on remaining in Invermere for the next five years?

* 3. Do you think the District should sell the property to a private developer?

* 4. Do you think the District should retain ownership of the land and enter into long term lease agreements for the re-development of the site with the goal to generate additional revenue for the community?

* 5. Should there be a mix of commercial, residential and institutional uses on the old Community Hall Site?

* 6. Do you think that the site should be protected for future community uses in perpetuity?

* 7. What community based uses would you like to see on the site? Rank the uses 1 being most important and 10 being least important

* 8. Specifically, what commercial uses do you think should be on the old Community Hall Site? Rank the uses 1 being most important and 9 being least important

* 9. Do you think the District should explore short term uses for the next 10 years while further planning occurs?

* 10. If so what uses do you think would be a short-term solution for the site? Rank the uses 1 being most important and 6 being least important

* 11. Increasing the density of the Downtown Core is one of the key principles of our Official Community Plan. Do you think there should be residential uses on floors other than the main floor at the old community hall site?

* 12. Do you think that there should be a social housing component on the old community hall site?

* 13. What about price controlled housing types managed by our housing corporation?

* 14. What about Senior’s or an Assisted Living Complex?

* 15.  Do you think the District should incorporate public park space into any re-development of the old community hall site?

* 16.  Do you feel there is sufficient parking within the downtown core?

* 17. Do you think that the District should incorporate underground parking into the site knowing that it costs approximately $60,000 per parking stall?

* 18. Would you prefer a more pedestrian friendly or vehicle friendly downtown?

* 19. Do you have any ideas on traffic flow patterns for the downtown core?

* 20. If there are any other issues that you feel are important, please indicate in the space below.

* 21. Please provide your contact information to be entered into a draw for $100 gift certificate for a (tree/dinner at a local restaurant/other).  This information will be kept private and will not be shared with anyone other than the purpose of the contest.
Only residents of Invermere are eligible to win the draw, however, we encourage anyone to participate in the survey.

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