Residential and Property Owner Survey for Clifton, Maine

This survey is part of our Comprehensive Plan. Thank-you for taking the time to complete this survey. It should take five to ten minutes at the most.

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* 1. How are you part of Clifton?

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* 2. Do you routinely rent a place to stay for any period and also own property in Clifton where you do not reside?

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* 3. Aspects of Life in Clifton (check significance and "I don't use" if applicable)

  Important No Opinion Not Important N/A or I don't use this asset or resource.
Proximity to Work (Bangor/Brewer and Ellsworth Regions)
Community Culture/Lifestyle
School District (k-8)
High School Choice
Real Estate Tax Rates
Property Values
Scenic Environment/Nature
Access to ATV/Snowmobile Trail Networks
Access to Walking/Non-Motorized Trail Networks
Access to Broadband

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* 4. Evaluation of Existing Services and Facilities

  Favorable; things are going well Generally works; could still improve Unfavorable; broken and needs serious attention No Opinion
Fire Protection
Emergency Medical Services
Law Enforcement (combined State and County)
Winter Snow Plowing (on public roads)
Road Maintenance
Weekly Garbage Pick-up
Special/Bulk Waste Management (spring clean-up, hazardous waste, recycling)
Access to Public Water Bodies
Access to ATV/Snowmobile Trail Networks
Access to Walking/Non-motorized Trail Networks
Access to Broadband
Select Board
Planning Board
Code Enforcement
Dispute Resolution

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* 5. Should the town put more effort into developing local businesses and employment opportunity?

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* 6. Land Use Preferences

  I really like this idea. Do even more. Favorable No Opinion Unfavorable I really don't like this idea. Don't do it.
Encourage a business to develop the former Leon Williams Saw Mill site which is our local designated industrial zone.
Encourage more wind energy development.
Encourage solar energy development (similar to the 40,000 panel site in Pittsfield, for example).
Encourage biofuel energy development (forest or other agricultural plant based energy resource).
Encourage development along the Route 9 corridor.
Encourage more preservation (limit or reduce timber harvesting, motorized trail access, motorized boating, etc - create a more park like atmosphere).
Encourage conservation and resource management (work with land owners to produce timber and other natural resources using good sustainment principles - traditional working Maine forests).
Continue to protect scenic places such as Eagle Bluff, Big Peaked and Little Peaked Mountain (aka Chick Hill).
Encourage subdivision development.
Encourage rental multi-unit housing development.
Encourage condominium (basically owned multi-unit housing) development.
Encourage commercial strip mall/shop type development.
Be more proactive managing waterbody levels in local lakes and ponds.

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* 7. When I think about Clifton, sometimes this keeps me awake at night:

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* 8. The best thing(s) about Clifton is(are):

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* 9. Other comments:

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