This survey is sponsored by homeowners near Chabad Flamingo.

The purpose of this survey is to collect thoughts, opinions, and concerns from the community about the proposed 12-story apartment building development at Chabad Flamingo on the corner of Bathurst and Flamingo in Thornhill. Although we ask your opinion on several specific issues, we encourage you to use the comment fields to tell us more about your feelings and concerns. Your answers are anonymous and will be aggregated to share with neighbours, City of Vaughan planners, and members of city council.

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* 1. What are the first three digits of your postal code?

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* 2. To help us better understand your responses, please mark all that apply:

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* 3. The proposed construction includes a 12 story building and 237 parking spaces. How concerned are you about the following:

  Very concerned Somewhat concerned A little concerned Not concerned
Decreased housing values
Increased traffic congestion at the Bathurst intersections (Flamingo and Atkinson)
Increased street parking
The height of the proposed building relative to other buildings in the neighbourhood
Loss of "community" feeling in the neighbourhood
Increased crime associated with the building
Increased vehicle traffic in and around the neighbourhood
Loss of privacy (in your home/on your property)

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* 4. Which of the following are a concern for you during construction? Select all that apply.

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* 5. In the event of construction which of the following standards would you like to see adopted? Mark all that apply.

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* 6. In the last two years, Chabad Flamingo experienced alleged anti-Semitic attacks on its property and just in the last month has increased its security initiatives. To what extent do you believe the increased flow of people associated with construction and housing puts the synagogue and its attendees at greater risk for attacks?

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* 7. The Toronto and Region Conservation Authority recently designated the neighbourhood around Chabad Flamingo as a SNAP community, an initiative intended to accelerate environmental improvements, improve community health, etc. Considering this designation, please select the environmental attributes you think would be important for any Chabad construction plan to include.

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* 8. The Chabad Flamingo proposal is for the construction of a 12-story apartment building. What, if any, construction would you support on the property? Select all that apply.

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* 9. To what extent will the proposed 12 story apartment building and related construction impact the following aspects of you/your family's wellbeing:

  Extremely negative impact Moderately negative impact No impact Somewhat positive impact Very positive impact
Your financial wellbeing
Your level of stress
Willingness to walk or exercise in the vicinity of Chabad Flamingo
Interest in participating in outdoor activities on your property and/ or in the neighbourhood. 

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* 10. For the following statement, please indicate your level of agreement: Rental housing in this neighborhood is needed.

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* 11. In the last two years have you attended Chabad Flamingo for High Holidays?

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* 12. In the last 12 months, how often have you attended services and/or events at Chabad Flamingo?

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* 13. Have you ever donated to Chabad Flamingo?

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* 14. When you think about the proposed 12-story apartment building construction, which of the following emotions do you feel? Select all that apply.

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* 15. This is the end of the survey. If you have any further comments, please add them here. Be sure to click the Submit button below.  

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