Master Plan Update

Thank you for taking the time to share your insights as a part of the East Jordan master plan process! Your contributions are highly valued. The planning commission along with local leaders are preparing a plan for the future of the City of East Jordan. Your input and comments are invaluable to this process. We ask that you take 5 minutes and complete this survey by April 19, 2019. Your individual responses will be kept anonymous. If you have questions for the survey team, or would like a hard copy of the survey mailed to you, please e-mail Claire Karner at ckarner@bria2.com or call 231-649-1065.

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* 1. How would you rate the City of East Jordan's performance on these quality of life issues?

  Excellent Good Fair Poor
Cost of living and affordability
Quality of natural resources
Employment opportunities
Variety of transportation options
Variety of parks and recreation facilities
Access to healthcare services
Quality of roads
Quality of schools

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* 2. What are the four (4) most important assets needed to support a thriving East Jordan? Please select 4 options.

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* 3. Which of the following housing options do we need more of in East Jordan? Please check all that apply

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* 4. Considering the future, which of the following transportation improvements are important to bettering the East Jordan community? Please check all that apply

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* 5. What types of features would you like to see prioritized in the East Jordan Waterfront / former East Jordan Iron Works site? Please check all that apply.

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* 6. What are some of the concerns (if any) that you have regarding potential development of the waterfront / former East Jordan Iron Works site?

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* 7. Which of the following potential improvements would you like to see on the C-48 (State Street) corridor? Please check all that apply.

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* 8. Which of the following potential improvements would you like to see on the M-66 (Lake Street) corridor? Please check all that apply.

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* 9. Please rate the importance of the following improvements in planning for the future of East Jordan's downtown.

  Very Important Important Neutral / Unsure Unimportant Very Unimportant
Greater variety of uses (commercial service, entertainment, commercial office, housing)
Enhanced streetscape (vegetation, flowers, lighting, seating)
Improved parking facilities
Increasing built densities (number of stories)
Increased public spaces
Housing above storefronts
More locally-owned businesses
Enhanced connectivity with the waterfront
Mill Street bridge reconstruction to accommodate multiple transportation modes 

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* 10. Please rate the importance of following features as a priority for protection in the East Jordan community.

  High priority Medium priority Low priority Not a priority
Water quality of Lake Charlevoix
Wetlands
Jordan River
Wildlife habitat
East Jordan's Lake Charlevoix shoreline
Rural character

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* 11. Which of the following actions would you be in favor of the City of East Jordan taking to protect the water quality of lakes, rivers, streams, and groundwater in the East Jordan community?

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* 12. Which of the following actions would you be in favor of the City of East Jordan taking to improve East Jordan's local economy?

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* 13. Please rate the degree to which you agree or disagree with the following statements.

  Agree Need more information  Disagree
I would support the improvement of roads in East Jordan even if property tax rates increased
I would support the improvement of streetscapes in East Jordan even if property tax rates increased
I would support the expansion of parks and recreational facilities even if property tax rates increased

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* 14. Where do you live?

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* 15. For how much of the year do you live in East Jordan (if applicable)?

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* 16. Do you have school-aged children (18 years of age or younger)

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* 17. What is your employment status?

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* 18. Are you male or female

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* 19. For future surveys, is your preference to complete a survey online or hard copy?

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* 20. Please feel free to provide additional comments related to the questions above.

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