Walton County Strategic Plan 2022 Survey

The Walton County Board of County Commissioners is developing a strategic plan for the next 3-5 years. Citizen input is critical to this effort. The survey should take about 15 minutes.

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* 1. What is your 5-digit Zip Code?

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* 2. Please select a category for yourself or your organization:

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* 3. The Board of County Commissioners has adopted the new vision statement: "Be THE premier County in which to live, visit, work and play." Does this vision capture your view of what Walton County should be in the future?

The Walton County Board of County Commissioners has identified the Strategic Priority Areas below for its first Strategic Plan. They are listed in alphabetical order, not by importance or priority.  For each Strategic Priority Area, you are asked to rank its importance by indicating whether an area should be a top priority (ranked 1, 2, or 3), medium priority (ranked 4, 5, or 6), or a lesser priority (ranked 7, 8, or 9).  In addition, you are also encouraged to suggest actions that Walton County needs to take in the next 3 to 5 years.

* Cultural, Arts, and Recreational Experience Expansion: “Increase opportunities for learning, enjoyment, and play by adding public interest programs, continuous education, museums, parks, and sports complexes.”
* Economic Diversification: “Attract clean, light industry and other similar businesses to balance the reliance on tourism.”
* Organizational Performance and Asset Management: “Improve the effectiveness and efficiency of County government and maintain control of County assets.”
* Planned Growth with Sustainable Infrastructure: “Plan the rate and type of development and tourism growth desired and provide the infrastructure (roads, parking, transportation, water/sewer, internet, etc.) that support the growth.”
* Preservation of Natural Resources, Historical Heritage, and Natural Beauty: “Set aside, protect, maintain, and provide safe access to areas of natural beauty, historical significance, and ecological importance.”
* Public Information and Communication: “Keep the public informed in ways that they want to receive information.”
* Safe, Clean, Prideful Communities: “Make County communities good places to live by providing public safety, maintenance, and sensible regulation.”
* Visitor Experience Diversification: “Provide visitors with things to do besides the beach and shopping.”
* Workforce Housing, Transportation, and Training: “Provide the support necessary to attract and retain a qualified workforce for current and future businesses.”

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* 4. For the Cultural, Arts, and Recreational Experience Expansion strategic priority area, what is your rating of priority, and what actions are needed for the next 3-5 years?:

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* 5. For the Economic Diversification strategic priority area, what is your rating of priority, and what actions are needed for the next 3-5 years?

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* 6. For the Organizational Performance and Asset Management strategic priority area, what is your rating of priority, and what actions are needed for the next 3-5 years?:

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* 7. For the Planned Growth with Sustainable Infrastructure strategic priority area, what is your rating of priority, and what actions are needed for the next 3-5 years?:

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* 8. For the Preservation of Natural Resources, Historical Heritage, and Natural Beauty strategic priority area, what is your rating of priority, and what actions are needed for the next 3-5 years?:

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* 9. For the Public Information and Communication strategic priority area, what is your rating of priority, and what actions are needed for the next 3-5 years?:

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* 10. For the Safe, Clean, Prideful Communities strategic priority area, what is your rating of priority, and what actions are needed for the next 3-5 years?:

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* 11. For the Visitor Experience Diversification strategic priority area, what is your rating of priority, and what actions are needed for the next 3-5 years?:

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* 12. For the Workforce Housing, Transportation, and Training strategic priority area, what is your rating of priority, and what actions are needed for the next 3-5 years?:

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* 13. What would you add to the list of strategic priority areas?

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* 14. What do you feel Walton County does well?

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* 15. What do you feel Walton County could do better?

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