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Share your vision of what our community should look like and how we are going to get there in the next 10 years.

* 1. In what ways do you participate in the community?

* 2. To which community do you feel you most belong?

* 3. What would improve our RECREATION OPPORTUNITIES?

  Very important Somewhat important Neutral Not important
Regional aquatic center with indoor Olympic-sized pool
Championship golf course with PGA/LPGA event.
Additional playfields for soccer and softball
Gondola ride from Red to Rattlesnake mountains
More instructional and competitive sports programs for adults
Amusement park
Bring in a NASCAR event
Major professional team (Think of Green Bay, pop. 103,000)
More "water play" opportunities in local parks
Competitive rowing teams/local rowing club

* 4. What vision do you have for the community in the area of ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT/INDUSTRY/TOURISM?

  Very important Somewhat important Neutral Not important
Harness wind/solar energy
Revitalize downtowns.
Make WSU Tri-Cities a residential campus with sports teams
Planned neighborhoods so people can live, work and play in one place.
Build new nuclear plants
High speed rail to Seattle/Portland/Spokane
Consolidate Tri-Cities
Develop a music niche, maybe jazz to go with our wineries (think Nashville or Branson)
Build another destination shopping mall.
Light rail for local use.
Focus on community safety
Reprocess nuclear waste/ GNEP.
Replace Vista Field with new Coliseum

* 5. What vision do you have for the community in the area of RIVERFRONT DEVELOPMENT?

  Very important Somewhat important Neutral Not important
Retain open spaces along river
Build another bridge
Encourage retail and guest services along river
A spectacular venue to draw BIG name acts
Beach volleyball courts
A safe place for all to swim in the river
Bring a water taxi
Public docks accessing restaurants/shopping
Gondola ride over the Columbia River
Artificial sandy beaches

* 6. What vision do you have for the community in the area of CULTURAL EVENTS/NIGHT LIFE?

  Very important Somewhat important Neutral Not important
Wine bars and coffee shops that stay open later
Club scene that nurtures local music
Professional acting/opera company
More places to go dancing
Performing arts center
Create a performing arts high school/college
Hanford Reach Interpretive Center

* 7. In what ways is the community succeeding?

* 8. In what ways is the community failing?

* 9. Fill in your name and number to be entered in a drawing to win an iPod. (Other information optional.)

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