The Town of Gore Bay is in the process of developing a Strategic Plan for the next five years. The Strategic Plan will be used to assist Council to determine what the most important things it needs to focus on to enhance the quality of life and the sustainability of Gore Bay. To assist us in developing this Plan please take a few minutes and complete this survey.  The survey will be used as a tool, and responses will be confidential. Thank you for your assistance and support.

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* 1. Are you a resident of the Town of Gore Bay?

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* 2. What do you feel are the Town’s greatest strengths and assets? (Rank 1 being the greatest strength and 7 being the least important strength) If other is selected please list what it is

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Safety and Security
Welcoming Atmosphere
Affordable Amenities
Marina
Beautification and Scenery
Lifestyle
Recreation

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* 3. What are your greatest concerns you have about Gore Bay that you feel need to be addressed or improved upon by Council? (Rank 1 being the greatest concern and 5 being the least concern) If other is selected please list what it is.

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Tax Rates
Services/ Facilities
Bylaws
Maintenance of Infrastructure
Beautification of Downtown

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* 4. What do you feel the Town should make a priority over the next 3 to 5 years that would better meet the needs of residents, businesses and the overall community?  (Rank 1 being the greatest priority and 5 being the least priority) ) If other is selected please list what it is.

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Maintenance of Town Recreational Facilities
Maintenance of Town Infrastructure and Roads
Economic Development Officer
Development of Tourism Plan
Amalgamation of Services/Government with Other Municipalities to Increase Efficiency

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* 5. What role would you like to see the Town play with regards to businesses? (Rank 1 being the most important and 3 being the least important) If other is selected please list what it is.

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Hire Economic Development Officer
Business Improvement Association
Lobby Government for Support

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* 6. What type of business do you think the Town should be trying to attract? (Rank 1 being the most important and 5 being the least important) If other is selected please list what it is.

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Light Industry
Green Industry
Personal Services
Medical Services
Entertainment Services

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* 7. Rank the following recreation facilities of importance to you. (some are not in existence at present) (Rank 1 being the most important and 12 being the least important)

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* 8. What cultural activities/events should we be looking to maintain/expand on? (Rank 1 being the most important and 4 being the least important) If other is selected please list what it is.

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Theatre
Harbour Centre
Museum
Musical Events

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* 9. What type of festivals should we be holding/maintaining? (Rank 1 being the most important and 5 being the least important) If other is selected please list what it is.

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Harbour Days
Winter Festival
Spring Ball
Canada Day
Fall Festival

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* 10. What would you like to see local government move towards in the next 3 to 5 years? (Rank 1 being the most important and 4 being the least important) If other is selected please list what it is.

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Hire Specialist Officers
Amalgamation
Shared Services
Public/ Private Partnerships

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* 11. Rank the following with respect to which you feel the Town should be involved in. (Rank 1 for the highest priority and 5 for the lowest priority) If other is selected please list what it is.

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Business Retention and Expansion
Organizing Senior Activities
Recruiting Medical Services
Organizing Youth Activities
Organizing Festivals

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* 12. What is the Town's greatest housing need? (Rank 1 as most, 5 as least)

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Senior Housing
Upper Scale Rental Accommodation
Condo Development
Low Cost Apartment Rentals
New Single Family Subdivision

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* 13. What should the Town’s involvement be in housing? (Rank 1 for highest priority and 3 for lowest priority)

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* 14. What services do you feel are important to be maintained?  (Rank 1 for the most important and 5 for least important)

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Existing Medical Services
Expanding Medical Services
Fitness and Wellness Services
Legal Services
Financial Services

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* 15. What should the Town’s focus be to enhance tourism over the next 3 to 5 years? (Rank 1 for highest priority and 7 for lowest priority)

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Festival Events
One Single Attraction
Weekly Scheduled Events
Promote Local Lifestyle
Accommodation Options
Improve Marina
Promote Local Artisans

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* 16. What should be the Town’s tourism strategy for the next 3 to 5 years? (Rank 1 for the highest priority and 5 for the lowest priority)

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Enhance Marketing in Southern Ontario
Hire a Tourist Director
Market Western Manitoulin Brand
Expand Social Media
Maintain and Expand Trails

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* 17. What do you feel is in most need of attention? ( Rank in order with 1 as most in need and 10 the least in need)

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Swim Beach
Marina
Arena
Medical Centre
Roads and Sidewalks
Town Garage
Water and Sewers
Town Office
Boardwalk/ Walking Trails
Other Recreational Facilities (ball field, parks)

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* 18. Are you satisfied with the Town of Gore Bay Leadership and Direction?

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* 19. What can you do to make Gore Bay a better place to live?

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