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* 1. Please select the following that best describes you (Select all that apply)

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* 2. Please select your age range

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* 3. How long have you lived in or around Hackensack

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* 4. What would be your preferred annual population growth rate in Hackensack over the next 5 years (US current annual rate is ~0.5%)?

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* 5. In your opinion, to what extent should the City of Hackensack encourage or discourage each of the following types of residential development?

  Strongly encourage encourage no opinion discourage strongly discourage
Single-family residential
Senior housing
Townhomes
Apartments
Multi-family residences
Manufactured housing community
Short Term Rentals
Hotel/Motel

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* 6. In your opinion, to what extent should the City of Hackensack encourage or discourage the following housing price categories (Select all that apply)?

  Strongly encourage Encourage No Opinion Discourage Strongly Discourage
Market Rate/Higher End Housing
Workforce/Middle Income Housing
Subsidized/Low Income Housing

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* 7. Using only six words, describe the City of Hackensack.

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* 8. What are Hackensack's top three challenges?

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* 9. What are Hackensack's three greatest assets (please specify)?

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* 10. Please indicate if you agree or disagree with the following statements:

  Agree Neutral Disagree
There is adequate bike access and infrastructure (Trails, bike lanes, bike parking, signage, etc.) in the City of Hackensack.
Alternative modes of transportation, such as walking and biking are important.
The access and flow of traffic on the roads in Hackensack are adequate.
Streets in Hackensack are generally well maintained.
The City should offer charging infrastructure to encourage the use of electric vehicles.
City sidewalks are adequate and safe.
Crosswalks are in the right locations and are safe.

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* 11. Please rank the following list of factors that make for a safe and  healthy community (1 = most important; 10 = least important)

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* 12. Do you see any of the following as emergency threats to Hackensack in the next 5 years?

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* 13. Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with the following statements in regards to Hackensack:

  Strongly Agree Agree No opinion Disagree Strongly Disagree
I feel safe during all times of the day.
I have access to healthy, locally grown foods.
I am within walking or biking distance to parks, open spaces.
I have access to adequate healthcare.
Students in and around Hackensack have access to adequate educational opportunities.
I have access to adequate arts and cultural opportunities.
I have access to affordable childcare.
I have access to affordable broadband.
I have adequate access to spiritual/faith based opportunities.

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* 14. What are your primary concerns about COVID-19 (Select all that apply)?

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* 15. Please indicate to what extent  you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding best management practices for water quality.

  Strongly agree Agree No opinion Disagree Strongly Disagree
Having a natural vegetative buffer around a lake is a great way to protect water quality. 
I am interested in participating in efforts to improve water quality and shorelines.
More restrictive buffer requirements are needed to preserve water quality.
I see the value in protecting the water quality of our lakes, rivers, and streams. 
I believe protecting our natural resources is important (air, water, land, etc.).
Preventing Aquatic Invasive Species is needed to support healthy fish populations.
Preventing Aquatic Invasive Species is important to retain lake property value.
The types and quantities of fish species caught in local lakes has improved over the last 20 years.
I am happy with the quality of my drinking water.
Maintaining water quality for communities downstream in the watershed is important to me.

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* 16. Please indicate to what extent you agree with the following statements about solid waste and recycling in Hackensack.

  Strongly Agree Agree No opinion Disagree Strongly Disagree
There is an adequate supply of recycling stations in and around the City of Hackensack.
I regularly recycle materials at a drop-off station or through my garbage pick-up service.
I know where to drop off appliances and other household items when I no longer want them. 
Unused paint can be dropped off locally for reuse. 
There is a place I can locally drop off used cell phones or rechargeable batteries. 
I would pay and participate in a local composting program.

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* 17. Please indicate to what extent you agree or disagree with the following statements regarding energy.

  Strongly Agree Agree No Opinion Disagree Strongly Disagree
I am willing to pay to reduce my electricity load at my house or business (i.e. LED lightbulbs, insulation, etc.)
If it were free or low cost, I would participate in energy efficiency measures to reduce my electricity load at my home or business (i.e. LED lightbulbs, insulation, etc.).
I see value in increasing renewable energy (Solar, Wind, etc.) in the City of Hackensack.
The City should prioritize saving money by reducing their energy use.
The City should be able to generate their own electricity in case of emergency.

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* 18. What opportunities do you see for energy and environment related projects in Hackensack?

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* 19. Complete the following statement using your own words: "Today, the City of Hackensack is . . ."

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* 20. Complete the following statement using your own words: "In the future, Hackensack will be . . . "

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* 21. What other comments would you like to include that this survey did not cover? 

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