Supported by the Statewide Health Improvement Partnership (SHIP), Minnesota Department of Health

* 1. What is your age?

* 2. What definition best describes your residency?

* 3. How long have you lived in the City?

* 4. Do you have any children living in your household?

* 5. What age are the children in your household? Select all that apply

* 6. Do you have elder relatives living with you?

* 7. What is the highest level of education you have completed?

* 8. Why would you recommend Forest Lake as a place to live? Select up to 3

* 9. What do you see as the most significant challenges facing Forest Lake in the future? Select up to 3

* 10. Where would you most like to see new residential development occur in Forest Lake in the future?

* 11. Where would you most like to see new retail development occur in Forest Lake in the future?

* 12. What was the purpose for your last trip out of Forest Lake? Select up to 3.

* 13. Where do you shop for food? Select all that apply.

* 16. If you were looking for a new home in Forest Lake, what type of housing would you be looking for? Select all that apply

* 17. What types of housing are needed to fill gaps in the market, while retaining the character of Forest Lake over the next 20 years? Select all that apply.

* 18. What type(s) of specific businesses or services would you like to see added or improved in the community?

* 19. Where in Forest Lake would you support these services?

* 20. What economic development tools should the City focus on to provide support and incentives to businesses and entrepreneurs?

* 21. Where do you like to go for leisure walks, bike rides, or other outdoor activities, and how often do you go? Check all that apply

  Daily Weekly Monthly Seldom Never
Local parks
In my neighborhood
State and/or Regional Parks
Parks in neighboring communities
Near my Forest Lake workplace
Near and around lake
On the lakes
Hardwood Creek Regional Trail
Local/neighborhood trails

* 22. I would walk or bike more if (check all that apply):

  Strongly Agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly Disagree N/A
Sidewalks were improved
There were more sidewalks or trails
Easier access to trails/parks
There were bike lanes
There were maps of walk/bike routes
Local roads were improved for bikers and walkers

* 23. How would you rate the quality of the following natural resources within the City?

  Excellent Very Good Good Fair Poor No Opinion
Lakes
Wetlands
Wildlife Management Areas
Regional trails
City parks and trails
Soil/farmland

* 24. How would you rate the dependability and quality of the following services?

  Excellent Very Good Good Fair Poor No Opinion N/A
City Sewer
City Storm Sewer
Phone
Internet
City Water
Fire Protection
Emergency Medical Services
Police Protection
Recreational Opportunities / Facilities
Ice & Snow Control
Parks Maintenance
Environmental Stewardship
Local Roads/Transportation Infrastructure
State and County Roads

* 26. What recreation, sports, and community facilities are important to you?

* 27. I can see myself living in Forest Lake:

* 28. Please provide your comments on a future vision for the City of Forest Lake and any other specific initiatives that should be undertaken in the next 20 years:

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