Hampton Township is planning for the future, and seeks your input into ways it could improve. We hope to hear from residents through this questionnaire. It will take 8-10 minutes to complete, and your thoughts will be valuable as we develop a strategy for shaping the future of our community.  Your responses will be anonymous unless you choose to provide your name and email address at the end of the questionnaire.
 
Please note:
  • Deadline for completing the survey is Sept. 30, 2019
  • Survey results will be posted on the township website: www.hampton-pa.org (Your name and email, if you choose to provide them, will NOT be posted or published in any manner.)

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* 1. How long have you lived in Hampton Township?

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* 2. What are the main reasons you like living in Hampton Township? Please rate the importance of these factors, with 1 being very important and 5 being not important. If an important reason is not listed, you'll have the chance to tell us about it in the next question.

  1 (Very important) 2 3 4 5 (Not important)
Attractive homes and neighborhoods
Close-knit community
Convenient mix of stores, shops and services nearby
Desirable place to retire
Hampton Township amenities (community center, library, park and recreation facilities)
North Park and Hartwood Acres, two county parks, are nearby
Safe and healthy place to raise children
School district quality
Visual appearance of green, rolling hills
Youth sports opportunities

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* 3. If a Township quality or feature is important to you but was not listed in Question 2, please list it here.

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* 4. How satisfied are you with the following aspects of life in the Township? Please rate your satisfaction, with 1 being very satisfied and 5 being not satisfied. If an important service or issue is not listed, you'll have the chance to tell us about it in the next question.

  1
(Very satisfied)
2 3 4 5
(Not satisfied)
Ease of communication with Township staff and officials
Fiscal management of the Township
Fire and emergency services
Police protection
Housing types available for different life stages
Enforcement of Township ordinances and codes
Land use and zoning controls
Green space preservation and environmental sustainability
General maintenance of Township property
Refuse collection
Recycling
Township road clearing
Township road maintenance
Organized indoor recreation opportunities (e.g. programs, events, activities)
Organized outdoor recreation opportunities (e.g. baseball, softball, soccer, etc.)
Informal outdoor recreation opportunities (e.g. walking, hiking, biking routes, fishing access)
Connectivity for walking, biking from place to place

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* 5. If you have strong feelings about a Township service not listed in Question 4, please explain it here.

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* 6. A previous comprehensive plan update and contemporary conversations with Township officials suggest some issues that may be important to residents. Please rank the following issues, with 1 being very important and 5 being not important. If an important issue is not listed, you'll have the chance to tell us about it in the next question.

  1 (Very important) 2 3 4 5 (Not important)
Appearance of Route 8 corridor
Protection of open space and scenic resources
Flooding and stormwater management
Traffic congestion
Effectiveness of Township communications
Walkability/bikeability
Access to public transportation

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* 7. Does Hampton Township have other issues that are important to you but not listed in Question 6? Please explain.

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* 8. Some residents have said they would like to have more openness and clearer communication about Township government.  What does this mean to you? Check all that apply.

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* 9. What are your preferred ways of receiving information from Hampton Township? Check all that apply.

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* 10. How often do you currently use the following sources to get information you want about Hampton?

  Daily 2-3 times a week Weekly Monthly Seldom or never I did not know about this
Hampton Township web page
Hampton Township Facebook page
Hampton Township Library Facebook page
Other community Facebook pages
Coffee Conversations with the Township Manager
Hampton Magazine
Hampton Township "Notify Me" alerts via text/email
Regional newspaper (TribLive, Post-Gazette)
Local newspaper (Hampton News, Hampton Journal)
Pittsburgh-area TV station
Hampton School District or other school-based notifications
NextDoor social media site
Township Council meetings
Word of mouth

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* 11. Do you have any other comments, questions, or concerns about Hampton Township not addressed in this questionnaire?

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* 12. In what age range do you fall?

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* 13. Thank you very much for completing the questionnaire! If you would be interested in staying abreast of news about the Implementable Comprehensive Plan process, please include your name and email address so we can alert you to any updates or meetings. (Your information will not be published with the results of the questionnaire.) You may also contact Amanda Gold-Lukas, Amanda.Gold-Lukas@hampton-pa.org.

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